May 2014

Photos & text by Deborah Loeb Bohren   From it’s humble beginnings as home to the “rag and bone” men of Paris around 1870, Le Marché aux Puces de Saint-Ouen (http://www.marcheauxpuces-saintouen.com)  — Paris’s most legendary flea market — today boasts 14 individual markets spread over more than 750,000 square feet

Well-heeled travelers are increasingly faced with more choices than ever, as the hospitality industry continues to expand rapidly at the high end, with top tier hotels opening in many of the world’s most popular business and leisure destinations. If you are someone who enjoys creature comforts and standout service when

In spring, this not-so-young man’s fancy turns to fly fishing, sea kayaking, biking and other activities that require skilled use of both hands, putting away electronic distractions and simply being outdoors. Especially the latter. By this time of year, I’m always geared up and ready to go. But what about

  Reviewed by Bobbie Leigh Cycle of Life: Within the Power of Dreams and the Wonder of Infinity is a  new  permanent art installation at the Knoxville Museum of Art.  Like all great works of art, it breaks the  rules.  Jolley,  a  highly praised artist who lives and works in

By Kim D. McHugh I’m two bites into a Blake’s Lotaburger green chile cheeseburger and the experience is heavenly. Opened first in Albuquerque in 1952 by Blake Chanslor, the fast food emporium is a New Mexico institution. For the uninitiated, a green chile cheeseburger is comprised of a beef patty,

Nestled between Akron and Cleveland along a 22-mile corridor of the Cuyahoga River is one of America’s newest national parks, Cuyahoga Valley. This pastoral chunk of land attracts horseback riders who ride on meadows in a former farmstead, bikers who pedal along the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath, and hikers who

What’s the Deal: Villa Aquamare on Virgin Gorda is offering a Spring into Summer Getaway. It’s a seven-night escape for the price of a five night stay in May and early June in one five-bedroom villa for up to 10 guests. The resort says that it’s “offering this barefoot beach

  As an outdoor writer based in New England, I’ve spent a good deal of time following in Henry David Thoreau’s footsteps, from climbing Monadnock and Katahdin to walking the shoreline of the upper Cape to swimming in Walden Pond. In 1864, the great naturalist and philosopher published his book