March 2018

      By Everett Potter Gearing up for a spring trip? Here are three jackets that will do you right if you’re headed to Vancouver, Berlin or even Chicago in the coming months. Places where things can get wet, windy and unexpectedly wild, weather-wise. Tekkima Mobilizer Hooded Shell Tekkima

    Story & photos by Marlene Shyer Walking distance from the most heralded attractions in the center of Paris, Bastille has its own cool. A mix of bars, cafés, boutiques and history, it’s a part of the city just outside its tourist-heavy center, a low-key, hip and trendy spot

Story & photos by Neil Wolkodoff Mazatlan is a city with a 500-year history that combines the Totorames Indians, the Spanish and the current Mexican residents. Add German, French and Filipino influence over the years, and you have idyllic setting looking west to the Pacific with some real cultural zip.

By Barbara Peck When you think of Philadelphia, you probably think history. Or maybe Eagles, Rocky or cheese steaks. Does chic new boutique hotel ever leap to mind? But Philly has that now! Opened in January 2017, the Study at University City is tucked between the UPenn and Drexel campuses,

By Everett Potter The ship is called Ladona, a tall-masted vessel, a windjammer, that spends its days sailing past fir-covered islands off the rocky Maine coastline. The only sounds are of the wind filling the canvas sails, the creaking of the ship’s timbers, and the squawk of gulls darting overhead. It’s

By Ann Abel “Something for everyone” is one of the most tired clichés in travel. But these family-friendly destinations have a lot to offer: sunshine, sand (or snow), culture, wellness and a healthy dose of relaxation—minus the tipsy undergrads. Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands This island’s attractions include more than 200 dive

By Marian Betancourt The Brooklyn waterfront has always been a vital part of my life, from living on it to writing about it, so I was excited to see the first (ever) exhibition about it at the Brooklyn Historical Society’s new satellite in DUMBO, the area between the Brooklyn and

By Rochelle Lash Bonjour. Hi. Dia duit. Hey, no pressure for St. Patrick’s Day. The Plumes et Glisse B & B in the sporty Tremblant area north of Montreal has an Irish lilt year-round. Think a drop of Bailey’s, a splash of Guinness and a shot of Jameson. As they

By Everett Potter What is the best hotel in Dublin? There’s little doubt that it’s The Merrion, which occupies a row of four understated 18th century Georgian townhouses on a quiet street close to St. Stephen’s Green. The brass signage is so discreet that you might mistake it for that