November 2014

By Steve Jermanok There’s very little “new” in New England and that’s just the way we like it. We’re proud of our history in this little corner of the country, including home to some of the oldest ski resorts in the nation. After all, we’re the hearty bunch who still

By Everett Potter Few government agencies seem to inspire as much rancor as the Transportation Security Administration. Some of that ill will might be due to the fact that the traveling public interfaces with them in person every day, often while standing in slow-moving lines or getting searched. But while

  by Bobbie Leigh It’s hard to imagine a livelier and more memorable  celebration than November 9, 2014, when  a city-wide event marked the demise of the Berlin Wall. Berlin planners of this huge  anniversary pulled out all the stops, lining more than eight miles of the  Wall’s inner-city border

By Monique Burns  From the Polish capital of Warsaw, my explorations took me on a 2 ½-hour Air Baltic flight northeast to Riga, the tiny Latvian capital whose mighty gulf has been the envy of the Baltic for more than 800 years.  Bombed by Nazis, then terrorized by the Soviets

by Everett Potter For anyone who travels off the grid to places where a cellphone won’t work but a satellite phone seems like costly overkill, Maine-based DeLorme may have the ideal solution. DeLorme’s inReach is a hybrid device and a system that utilizes satellite technology to make sure you’re never

By Larry Olmsted There are a lot of good reasons why someone might visit the Kingdom of Bhutan – but now there are more than ever. The only Buddhist nation on earth, Bhutan famously measures its success not with gross domestic product, like most countries, but rather with gross national

  by Kim McHugh (Photos courtesy of Randy Lincks/Andrew Doran — TLH Heliskiing) The storm clouds made themselves at home in the mountainous valley like a sports fanatic in a La-Z-Boy chair, dropping snowflakes the size of quarters. Normally this would be good news because of the foot of fresh powder,

By Steve Jermanok Not unlike many cities in North America, the wide streets of downtown Salt Lake City were practically deserted once the business day ended. Workers might stay late to catch a performance of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir or have a business dinner at Christopher’s Prime Steakhouse, but there

  Travel Vision Journeys is the new photo safari company from photographer Ossian Lindholm and adventure travel guru Lauren Hefferon, founder of Ciclismo Classico. Their inaugural trip is to Argentina.    

By Monique Burns My 11-day Baltic odyssey took me to five cities, from the port of Hamburg, Germany’s second-largest city, as far east as St. Petersburg, Russia’s incomparable cultural capital. For the second leg of my journey, I hopped an hour-and-a-half flight aboard LOT Polish Airlines from Hamburg to Warsaw.