By Brian E. Clark The year 2020 started out precariously for Wisconsin-based Trek Bicycle Co. But things turned prosperous for the company in early summer, as many people began buying bikes as a healthy way to exercise and enjoy the outdoors. Yet John Burke, president of privately held Trek, has
By Ann Abel There’s a reason that George Lucas picked Tozeur as a location for his Star Wars prequels in the 1990s. It’s a desert that’s so vast, weird, empty and remote that it can plausibly pass for the mythical planet of Tatooine, a place were Jedi warriors crossed path in their
By Everett Potter PBS travel host Darley Newman is an ubiquitous and welcome presence on the network, thanks to her popular show, “Travels with Darley,” which can also be watched on a free app, Journy. The current pandemic has made her insights and observations more valuable than ever and the travel guru
By Julie Snyder Shafts of mist-filtered sunlight shot through the rusty, perforated hull of the Peter Iredale, a once-proud English sailing ship. Shadows checker-boarded the sand that had imprisoned the four-masted steel bark since 1906 when a mighty southeast wind and strong currents rammed the vessel aground on Clatsop Beach.
By Everett Potter Alfredo “Chino” Martinez (right, above) is not your ordinary ski guide. On a given winter’s day, he might be leading a client down a steep slope in the Italian Dolomites, heli-skiing in the Rocky Mountains with a billionaire and his buddies, or spending a couple of
By Rochelle Lash Tel Aviv, the social and culinary capital of Israel, is on the cusp of a boom in hybrid hotel-condos, and that’s a good thing. The city is so appealing that after your first visit, you’ll want to buy in and stay forever. The divine Jaffa Hotel, an