October 2017

By Steve Jermanok I made a good living writing a steady stream of fall foliage in New England stories, including my latest for Yankee Magazine on escaping the fall foliage crowds on remote peaks, rivers, and bike trails. But if you really want to escape the masses, head north of

By Everett Potter The Ideal Carry-On: Granite Gear I just road-tested the Granite Gear Cross Trek 22 Carry-On Wheeled Duffel on a two-week trip through Switzerland and Italy. The conclusion: this is one rugged bag. While it comes with hidden shoulder straps and a hip belt to turn it into

Story & photos by Julie Snyder “You must go to De Poezenboot,” said my friend Nancy when I mentioned we were headed for Amsterdam. Nancy and I had once partnered on producing events for Nevada Humane Society and though we no longer live in the same state, our love of

By Shari Hartford It’s not often that I chose to spend time, and therefore write about, a chain hotel. I figure if you are looking for a Sheraton, Marriott or such, you will know exactly where to find them. However, I was intrigued by the new concept from Hyatt where

By Everett Potter I have fallen in love with Lake Como again and again and yet again. Several times a year, I find myself on its ferries and narrow walkways, gazing at the snow covered Alps while lecturing to small groups for National Geographic Expeditions. Sure, I can point out George