November 2016

By Steve Jermanok Doug Mayer, founder of Run the Alps, one of the premier running outfitters in the world, sent me his list of 2017 trips this week. These sell out quickly, with many returning guests, so if there’s a trip you like, don’t wait too long to book. In

By Tom Passavant We were standing on a street corner near the Colosseum around 11 a.m. on a sunny September morning, our attention divided between our Google map and a tiny shop called Gelateria da Costanza. As my friends and I discussed directions, two English women strode up and told

By Sara Hudston Hiking the steep climb up to Dow Crag in England’s Lake District, I nearly got left for dust by an 85-year-old. There were six of us on the trail high above Coniston Water on a trip organized by The Wayfarers Walking Vacations. It was the second day

By Alexander Lobrano It’s some of the best news of la rentrée (the Fall/Autumn season) in Paris this year: With the opening of Le Bistrot de la Galette, there’s finally a charming restaurant in Montmartre that actually serves good reasonably priced French food. This beautiful bistro looks like it’s been there

By Everett Potter I have a messy relationship with tents. It dates back to college years, when my friend Frank and I would drive his yellow VW van on fishing trips through New England and the Maritimes, tenting along the way. He had bought the tent second hand, from a

By Joshua Shapiro The National Archaeological Museum fronts a vast plaza and boulevard in central Athens. Unadorned and sparsely attended, it houses Greece’s national patrimony, a retained past that avoided plunder or expatriation to its wealthier brethren like the British Museum in London or New York’s Metropolitan Museum. On a