May 2014

By Shari Hartford On the morning of September 11, 2001, I found myself at the very wrong place, at the very wrong time. At 8:46 a.m. I was walking through the shopping plaza in the World Trade Center on my way to the subway that would take me, as it

  A Forbes 5-Star hotel, the luxurious Peninsula Beverly Hills has everything other top tier lodging properties offer and more, with one notable exception – they don’t have check-in or check-out times. For years this Peninsula (and notably not its siblings) has been an iconoclast in the ultra-niche world of

Most people stress about packing for a trip, including Lisa who hates the thought of reducing all her possessions into one measly suitcase. I can often pack in less than 15 minutes, thanks to my trusty packing list that’s stored in my computer. Depending on the locale and weather, I

  What’s the Deal: Locke Mountain Guide Service Father & Son (or Daughter) Fly Fishing Package The Offer: Locke Mountain Guide Service , located along the banks of the Upper Androscoggin River in Western Maine, has partnered with a four-season resort and a seasonal campground to offer a fly fishing

  EPTR’s David McKay Wilson recently stopped by HomeAway’s international headquarters in Austin, TX. to speak with Brian Sharples, 53, the CEO and co-founder of the company with listings for 890,000 vacation rentals in 191 countries. Sharples, just back from a ski vacation in Aspen, talked about the company’s growth

  Our friends at Tennis Resorts Online have recently come out with their annual Top 100 Tennis Resorts & Camps. As editor Roger Cox says, “Ask 10 avid tennis players to name the best tennis resort or camp and chances are you’ll get 10 different answers. But ask thousands, and

Large snow accumulation this winter translates into a better than average volume of whitewater come spring thaw. This is only enhanced by May and June dam releases, where the fast moving current results in a rip-roaring, adrenalin-pumping ride. Look no further than the Dead River. It’s a long drive on

On my way to meet Bruno and some friends for dinner the other night, I was in sort of a bad mood. An old college friend had called for a chat just before I went out, and it had been terrific to catch up with him until the talk turned