October 2010

Our Letter from Paris columnist, Alexander Lobrano, is the author of  Hungry for Paris: The Ultimate Guide to the City’s 102 Best Restaurants It’s just been released in a new, updated edtion by Random House.

The rap on Vermont skiing was that the ski resorts were based in historic New England towns that lacked the modern amenities of the resorts out West. Not any longer. The Woodstock Inn (above), close to the skiing at Killington and Suicide Six, just unveiled their $10 million spa in

THE DEAL:Save $1,350 per person on select 2010 Abercrombie & Kent’s departures aboard MV Eclipse in the Galapagos.

Panoramic View Resort. By Shari Hartford First the geography. Long Island is shaped like a fish. The southern tail, or South Fork, is where you will find the Hamptons and Montauk Point. The northern tail, or North Fork, is home to Greenport and Orient Point. Generally speaking, the North Fork

How did Continental stack up? By Everett Potter Remember last year’s flight-delay horror stories about passengers kept waiting for agonizing hours on the runway before takeoff? Well, get ready for a new kind of airport nightmare: increased flight cancellations. Read my full story on cancellations at Travel + Leisure …

Ready to get jazzed for the mountains? Here’s the trailer for this year’s Warren Miller film.

By Alexander Lobrano Obsessively interested in good food, I always have the makings of at least one or two good meals on hand at home so that as someone who travels often, I never end up being forced to call out for a mediocre pizza or Indian food of unknown

I had lunch yesterday with 12 ski resorts from the Swiss, French, Italian, German, and Austrian Alps. Travel to the Alps from America was up a whopping 50 percent this past summer and 30 percent last winter.

My friend and colleague, Maribeth Clemente (above), has the best of both worlds: she’s a Francophile who travels frequently to France and she lives in one of the most beautiful mountain towns in the US, the ski town of Telluride. 

By Mary Alice Kellogg Normally SpaWatcher is skeptical about the spa-casino combo. She has frequented many a casino resort spa – for research, of course – and too often found that exiting a massage only to run into a giant gaming floor does damage to her alpha state. Can relaxation