Category | Notes from the Road

A Short Vacation from Your Comfort Zone

Posted on 21 September 2015

by Everett Potter If you ask me to define adventure travel, I will likely skip a description of a Moab single track trail, Class IV rapids on the Colorado River or a… Continue reading »


Native American Dances & Ancient Ruins in Santa Fe

Posted on 28 June 2015

By Kim D. McHugh Watching a Corn Dance at the Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo near Santa Fe gives me a better understanding of why New Mexico has “Land of Enchantment” on… Continue reading »

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The Earthquake in Nepal

Posted on 27 April 2015

By Everett Potter It’s difficult for anyone to watch all of the images of devastation coming out of Nepal, but I find it especially disheartening. In 2009, I spent three… Continue reading »

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In The Maine Woods: AMC’s Gorman Chairback Lodge & Cabins

Posted on 24 March 2015

by Everett Potter A slow day of fishing is quickly forgotten when a decent fish finally takes the fly. Granted, this sounds like a truism of the kind that my… Continue reading »

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Discovering Ireland with Vagabond Adventure Tours of Ireland

Posted on 17 March 2015

by Everett Potter Just when I thought that I’d seen it all after visiting Ireland for the past 35 years – the greatest vistas, the venerable pub that I swore… Continue reading »

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The Merrion, Dublin

Posted on 09 March 2015

Everett Potter The Merrion occupies a row of four understated 18th century Georgian townhouses in Dublin with brass signage so discreet you might mistake it for that rare private investment… Continue reading »

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A Walk in Austria with The Wayfarers

Posted on 26 January 2015

By Richard West After 27 years as a traveling writer I have concluded that the best way to experience a country–its landscapes, history, cuisine, quirks, people, glimpses of daily life–… Continue reading »

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Mwiba Lodge: Remote Luxury in Tanzania

Posted on 05 January 2015

By Everett Potter The last leg of your journey to Mwiba Lodge, a new tented camp in a luxurious league of its own, is a 40-minute flight that lifts you… Continue reading »

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Geneva’s Hotel d’Angleterre

Posted on 02 December 2014

By Richard West   The perfect day in Geneva doesn’t break. Far too messy for this ridiculously bijou city, cozily nestled between the Swiss Juras and French Alps and neatly… Continue reading »

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My Over the Top 10: Fantastically Flamboyant City Hotels

Posted on 26 October 2014

By Ann Abel If it’s not for everyone, it’s probably for me. That’s one of my favorite travel credos. I was reminded of it when I stepped into the purple-on-purple… Continue reading »

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