By Everett Potter This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Grand Hotel du Lac, an 1868 dowager set along the shores of Lake Geneva in the quiet Swiss city of Vevey. Across the lake are the snowcapped Dents du Midi, the most noteworthy peaks in this part of the French

Story & photos by Julia Maris/Semel At the foot of the Alps nestled between France and Switzerland, Piemonte’s beautiful landscapes and history are no longer guarded secrets. The northwest province of Italy incorporates the perfect triangle from Turin to Biella and Alba. The easily-driven route offers remarkable wine, centuries-old traditions

By Everett Potter Thinking about heading to Chicago this summer?  I teamed up with Expedia.com to bring you five great reasons to go. CHICAGO ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION HOTEL Set right on Michigan Avenue, across from Millennium Park, the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel is a Venetian Gothic structure that dates from 1893.

By Everett Potter The sport fishing season in Alaska is upon us and there’s no one better to discuss it with than Captain Tom Ohaus, the founder and co-owner of Angling Unlimited. The Sitka-based outift was started by Ohaus some 30 years ago in Neah Bay in Washington State and moved northward

By Helen Cordery There is something strangely delicious about stepping onto fresh snow.  There’s the soft crunch as you place your heel, that tiny sinking feeling as the ball of your foot goes down, then the gentle smattering of ice as your toes press in. Patagonia in winter is like

by Kim D. McHugh Fred Couples, 13 PGA Tour Champions victories, 5-time Ryder Cup member and 1992 victor in The Masters. Bernhard Langer, 36 PGA Tour Champions W’s, 10-time Ryder Cup member and two-time champ at The Masters (1985, 1993). Davis Love III, PGA Tour champ 21 times, winner of

By Julie Snyder I dashed out the main entry of the imposing Lake Yellowstone Hotel, focused on readying my iPhone camera to capture the imminent sunrise—and nearly sideswiped a bison. Not 10 feet from where I’d skidded to a stop, 2,000 pounds of furry brawn on the hoof and his

We’re giving away a trip with BikeHike Adventures Macedonia & Albania: Multi-sport through the Balkans Enter Now for a Chance to Win! We’ve partnered with BikeHike Adventures to offer an amazing adventure trip to the Balkans, one of the most remarkable parts of Eastern Europe. At the crossroads between the

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