March 2015

by Bobbie Leigh Miami remains an active art hub, even after Art Basel departs. One pacesetter in the Miami art scene is the Bass Museum of Art, a non-profit municipal museum with refreshingly eclectic, contemporary exhibitions. When it was founded 51 years ago, the Bass was a small, regional institution

by Kim McHugh As reported in an earlier post, skiers and snowboarders aren’t content any longer to just cruise down the trails on their mountain vacations. Indeed, many resort visitors find relaxing in a quiet room, getting a massage, enjoying a facial or experiencing a host of body therapies (think

  By Shari Hartford As I’ve stated time and time again, New York City is chock full of hotels: big ones, small ones, luxurious ones, budget ones and practically one of every chain that there is. And, contrary to the wishes of a certain former mayor, there are still those

Andy Murray’s Cromlix has the essential ingredients for the perfect country house getaway — big comfy beds upstairs, serious dining downstairs and a Whisky Room for socializing over 16-year-old malts

By Larry Olmsted Some resort developers like to start small and expand organically. Not Baha Mar. Currently the largest tourism project under construction in the Western Hemisphere, this $3.5 billion development is massive in scope, and while most American travelers have never heard of Baha Mar, they will – and

Everett Potter The Merrion occupies a row of four understated 18th century Georgian townhouses in Dublin with brass signage so discreet you might mistake it for that rare private investment firm that hadn’t lost its shirt during the Celtic Tiger years. While it’s in the heart of the Irish capital,

  Story & photos By Melissa Coleman “Alaska, take back your winter,” has been a common complaint in the lower 48 this winter and last. “Gladly,” the snow-starved Alaskans reply. Winter, after all, is what Alaska is known for, and when much of the fun happens. Especially March. March is

By Everett Potter The surest sign that someone in my town embraces winter (rather than hibernates with the third series of House of Cards) is a Thule cargo box perched atop their car. The iconic sleek black box pretty much says “Bring it on” to winter. Clearly, that dare has

By Grace Lichtenstein Way back in the previous century, I took my first runs on a huge mountain not far from Aspen called Snowmass. I loved it instantly. I love it still. But it’s not your ‘80s Snowmass anymore. The sleeping giant has awakened. In earlier years, I was excited