November 2011

Everett Potter It’s gift season – and list season — so here are a few gift ideas for those who love to hit the road. 1. This Briggs & Riley model is hands-down my favorite carry-on bag. The Explore 19 measures 14 x 9 X 19, weighs less than seven

By Alexander Lobrano I love the 10th arrondissement, because it still has a lot of real Parisian atmosphere and hasn’t yet become infested with Starbucks and Subways. Instead, this until recently rather forgotten corner of Paris is continuing to emerge as one of the city’s most interesting food neighborhoods, mainly

Let’s face it, the Caribbean pales in comparison to the South Pacific. James Michener was correct when he called Bora Bora the most beautiful island in the world. I would also add the Marquesas’ Fatu Hiva and its exquisitely beautiful Bay of Virgins to the list. Volcanic islands and their

  What’s the Deal?:  Room 77 is an aggregator, allowing you to search for hotel rates from a various online travel sites, such as Expedia,,  Priceline and Orbitz, and then showing you the results. You can filter the  results to your taste, displaying hotels that offer free Wi-Fi or

By Marc Kristal On the road to Jaipur, we pass people in huts by the roadside, surrounded by skinny farm animals; inhabited ruins resembling the aftermath of an aerial bombardment; entrepreneurs giving haircuts or selling drinks, chips and chewing tobacco out of corrugated tin boxes on stilts; camels pulling carts

Anyone who’s walked the steep sands of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, the largest sand dunes west of the Sahara Desert, sea kayaked and camped on the secluded white sand beaches of the Apostle Islands, and hiked the trails of one of the least visited national parks in America, Isle

By Everett Potter It was Robert Redford, the Erstwhile Sundance Kid, who was the first person to mention the Outlaw Trail to me. I was interviewing Redford at his Sundance Resort in Utah a few years ago when he pointed to the long, ornate wooden bar with massive mirrors in

By Steve Jermanok A powerful nor’easter that swept up the East Coast in late October dumped snow in Boston and the New England peaks. In fact, a few ski resorts like Sunday River and Killington opened early to get the first taste of winter weather. In northern Vermont, Jay Peak