January 2018

By Steve Jermanok With a fantastic network of trail and huts, and a long history and appreciation of running, Switzerland is a trail runner’s dream. Mountain runners have been weaving their way along alp paths for decades, and are practically exalted here. Few people know these trails better than Doug

Story by Jules Older, photos by Effin Older It’s just about everybody’s favorite city. Victorian homes the colors of the rainbow. Little cable cars climbing halfway to the stars. Epicurean pleasures, exotic Chinatown, the Golden Gate Bridge. All delightful … and already visited by all your neighbors. Let me take

by Geri Bain and Jenny Keroack   Five years after their first blogged adventure (She Said She Said London) Jenny Keroack, now 23 years old, and her mom, travel writer Geri Bain, set off on a new journey. This trip centered on three great societies: the Ancient Greeks, the Ottomans,

Story & photos by Chris ‘Chez’ Chesak Working in the travel industry, I’m sometimes disappointed by a continuous fascination on the biggest and best, the ‘hot’ destinations, and the most extreme. When I excitedly mentioned to industry friends that my daughters and I were going to explore Cleveland, they were

Amorgos Island in the Greek Cyclades hosts its eighth tourism film festival. Credit Yperia Festival. By Buzzy Gordon I remember when I was young, the media genre known as travelogue was practically synonymous with boredom — much like the ancient ritual of having to watch the neighbors’ slide show of

By Everett Potter Where do those who want a deep dive into wellness and fitness go on vacation? The breaking news is that venerable destination spas such as Canyon Ranch, Rancho La Puerta and Miraval are so yesterday. Instead, it’s the wellness retreat that’s ascendant, say Alexia Brue and Melisse

By Ann Abel It was love at first sight when Bianca Sharma came across the shell of a 17th-century monastery, on the Conca dei Marini promontory midway between Positano and Almafi. On an Italian holiday in 2000, she was boating in the Gulf of Salerno when, she says, her eyes

Brian E. Clark handling some BC powder. Photo Big Red Cats.By Brian E. Clark The wind howled and the snow blew sideways as I stepped carefully from the big passenger cabin of a snowcat that had lumbered to a stop in the mountains of southeastern British Columbia. I pulled my

  by Kim D. McHugh  Credit filmmakers Warren Miller Entertainment and Teton Gravity Research for making it look like skiing and snowboarding is reserved for the cliff-jumping, waist deep-powder cruising fanatics. Fortunately, this is hardly the case when it comes to cat skiing. I enlisted the thoughts of seasoned operators

By Geri Bain & Jenny Keroack Five years after their first blogged adventure (She Said She Said London), Jenny Keroack, now 23 years old, and her mom, travel writer Geri Bain, set off on a new journey. This trip centered on three great societies: the Ancient Greeks, the Ottomans, and