May 2018

By Larry Olmsted Recently there have been a slate of new lounge openings and one-upmanship in the airline industry, including the excellent and still growing American Express Centurion Lounge network and the ongoing roll-out of the United Polaris Lounge product. But one Caribbean airport just upped that ante with its

Story & photos by Julie Snyder We looked up in awe, craning our necks to glimpse the towering treetop, partly shrouded in a silvery mist. We stretched our arms around the massive trunk, speculating how many other tree huggers with outstretched limbs would be required to embrace its girth. We

Hurricane season arrives on June 1 and runs through November 30. Are you ready? In case you may have forgotten, 2017 was extremely active and brought 17 named storms, 10 hurricanes and 6 major hurricanes There are islands in the Caribbean such as Puerto Rico, Dominica and Barbuda that are still in deep

By Everett Potter Castine is one of my favorite towns on the Maine coast. It’s a stage set of white clapboard Greek Revival houses from the turn of the 19th century, thriving perennial gardens and a mere handful of shops and restaurants. It seems (and has always seemed) just a little

By Ann Abel The Algarve region of southern Portugal is beloved for its stunning beaches, buzzing resorts and sleepy fishing villages. So it comes as something of a surprise to discover the vibrant art scene. But international creatives have settled in here in a serious way, giving the whitewashed, sun-drenched

By Everett Potter Modern Adventure is a new company that aims to command a particularly sweet spot of travel, a place where adventure meets curated experiences on expert-led trips. Those experts might be  brand-name chefs or celebrity fitness trainers who take you on a  perfectly planned week in an extraordinary

By Shari Hartford I’ve crossed the line…actually a bridge. As a lifelong New Yorker, I admit to being almost completely unfamiliar with the other boroughs. Sure I’ve been to Yankee Stadium (The Bronx), visited cousins in Queens, walked the Promenade in Brooklyn Heights and have driven through the picturesque Moravian

  By Everett Potter About 14 years ago, a guy named Shannon Stowell arranged to meet me in New York City. We talked for an hour or so about adventure travel and an organization that he was reviving called the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA), which is responsible for the yearly Adventure

By Alexander Lobrano Chef Tomy Gousset’s friendly new restaurant Hugo & Co is exactly the the type of place the Latin Quarter in Paris has been wanting for a longtime, because it’s such a delicious reflection of the neighborhood itself. To wit, this lively little place serves up a cosmopolitan menu of