December 2018

  By Bobbie Leigh Even if you are addicted to celebrity cooking shows or online advice from Mark Bittman or Melissa Clark, these cookbooks will add to your repertoire and come in handy when you are “shopping” in your fridge to see what’s around. Each one promises to teach you

By Ann Abel As European ski resorts go, it’s hard to say that any one country has the best. Is the piste better in France or Italy? Are the hotels more luxurious? Not really. But what Switzerland has that its neighbors do not is whimsy. There’s a lightheartedness that verges

By Alexander Lobrano In the dialect of the Bearn region of southwestern France, Jòia means “joyous.” But ever since chef Hélène Darroze’s new restaurant by the same name opened in Paris, it also means great eating and good times. “I found this space when I was looking for a new address for

By Shari Hartford I have lived in New York City my entire adult life. In fact, I was born in the city. And, I expect, I will be carried horizontally out of the city at some point many years from now. I remember the Deuce when it wasn’t a television

Where should you go in 2019? I spoke with 10 adventure travel companies about the new trip they’re most excited about in the coming year. They included O.A.R.S., Backroads, DuVine Cycling + Adventure Company, BikeHike Adventures, Explorer X, Wildland Adventures, Country Walkers, Classic Journeys, Trek and REI Adventures. They came

By Jules Older In cities from New Zealand to New England, what are the latest hand-wringing concerns? Drugs? So 1980s. Parking? Nothing new here. Panhandlers? Been there, seen that. No, aside from coyotes (though not in New Zealand), the latest threats to civilization are electric scooters and electric bikes. Naturally,

By Everett Potter How do you take better travel photographs? Start by taking the advice of a seasoned travel photographer like Graeme Green. This British photographer, journalist and travel writer has spent the past 15 years traveling the planet, from Cambodia to Mexico to Botswana, capturing remarkable images and reporting

Georgia: Feast of the Senses from GLP Films on Vimeo. By Rob Holmes and GLP Films Step into Georgia and take a journey through time. Experience Georgia’s 8,000-year-old winemaking and their UNESCO recognized polyphonic singing. Rooted in ancient culture and traditions, Georgia is an unforgettable “Feast of the Senses.” Follow

By Everett Potter Iceland has been a trendy, go-to destination for a while, and it’s not hard to see why. There are geothermal spas, glaciers and fjords to explore, not to mention an intense nightlife in the capital city of Reykjavik. It’s an exotic cocktail that’s just 5 hours and change

By John Lampl If you love plane-spotting and are a military airplane geek and your body shivers and quivers every time you see a collection of life-sized fighter and bomber aircraft, then where you want to zoom off to is Ogden Utah, home of the best flying collection west of