January 2014

Story and photos by David McKay Wilson On the eve of my 60th birthday, I headed to the San Juan Mountains in southwest Colorado with my two sons and nephew to test a series of hypotheses:  Would my legs hold up for six days of skiing down some of the

By Jules Older With the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, coming February 7-23, excitement should be reaching a crescendo. We ought to be bouncing off the walls with excitement. But if there’s excitement, I’m missing it. And I’m finding myself increasingly anxious about how well the games will go,

If you want to stay in a quintessential Vermont town, close to cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and downhill skiing, you might want to take advantage of the Old Tavern in Grafton’s latest deal. Pay just $222 for two nights at the inn (through March), including a full country breakfast and an

What’s the Deal: Starwood Caribbean Hotels & Resorts is offering travelers who are weary of the Polar Vortex a Retreat to the Heat to the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico’s San Juan, and Vieques Island. Nightly rates are as low as $199 per night. Details: Among the Starwood Caribbean Hotels

By Ann Abel at Well + Good NYC Hotel gyms, like real estate, often come down to three things: Location, location, location.And that’s why wise hotel builders have gotten the gym out of the basement and given it the prime position (and natural light!) it deserves. These are the hotels

Brewster Travel Canada has been involved with the Canadian national parks since 1892, when the founders, two teenaged brothers, Jim and Bill Brewster, began guiding guests through the Rockies. If they were around today, the Brewster brothers would be in awe of their company’s latest development. Opening in Jasper National

  What’s the Deal:  Villa Aquamare, one of the world’s most exclusive villa compounds, is offering Family Winter Break on Virgin Gorda Backstory: Villa Aquamare on Virgin Gorda has the magical ingredients that every family is looking for in a winter vacation: a sandy Caribbean beach, three dramatic 8,000 square foot

  Story & photos by Dave Houser “One fish. Two fish. Redfish. Blue fish…This one has a little star…Say!  What a lot of fish there are.”  Dr. Seuss   It could be that while penning this imaginative phrase in his best-selling 1960 children’s book – a rhyming book for young