November 2013

By Shari Hartford I’m in a constant New York State of mind. Born and raised, thank you very much. I do, however, occasionally venture far afield to experience what the rest of the world has to offer. But I am embarrassed to report that what is contained between the two

  What’s the Deal: Singapore Airlines (SIA) has announced new sale fares on flights from New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles gateways to more than 34 Asian and European cities. Details: Fares include round-trip travel aboard SIA’s Economy Class, as well as all fuel surcharges and taxes.  SIA and

If you have plans to visit Costa Rica this winter and you want a luxurious retreat, consider staying in the Arenal region at the new Nayara Springs. Sister property to the Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens, Nayara Springs boasts a collection of 16 private villas. Built atop a mountain in the

By Everett Potter One of my primary reasons for attending the yearly Adventure Travel World Summit (ATWS) is to meet adventure tour operators that I’ve never heard of, people who run great companies in different corners of the world. This year’s ATWS2013 in Swakopmund, Namibia was no different. In this

  My friend Rob Holmes of GLP Films has been making remarkable films with a sustainable theme for the past five years. These films educate and inspire, but they also entertain. Every year, he takes to the road to showcase his recent work. That includes films like the Okapi Conservation Project:

Home to two of the most active volcanoes in the world, one would expect Hawaii’s southernmost island to be an angry land of deadened rock and rivers of red. But this ever-expanding island has a myriad of moods—the gentle rolling hills of Waimea; the inviting sand of the Kohala Coast;

What’s the Deal: Resort at Squaw Creek is currently offering a 20 percent discount with its Buy Now, Ski Later offer with rates beginning at $229 per night. Backstory: The Resort at Squaw Creek is arguably the finest accommodation at Squaw Valley — and perhaps all of the Lake Tahoe area. The property

By Bobbie Leigh The Armory Show at 100: Modern Art and Revolution at the New-York Historical Society  has some great masterpieces.  You will recognize  them in a flash —works by Marcel Duchamp, Henri Matisse, and Pablo Picasso as well as the big three precursors to modernism—Paul Cezanne, Paul Gauguin, and