October 2019

By Everett Potter Is the Baur au Lac the best hotel in Switzerland? I’ve stayed in most of the country’s finest properties and a strong case can be made that this 175-year-old hotel with its own manicured park overlooking Lake Zurich in the heart of that city is just that hotel.

Story & photos by Neil Wolkodoff Christmas may be the most magical time in Europe, and the best way to see both Europe and these festive events is a river cruise. Viking Cruises has been perfecting this itinerary longer than anyone in Europe (since 1997) and is expert at blending

  By Ann Abel While not as famous as Croatia’s seaside cities, Zagreb, the capital, has 900 years of history and no small number of charms of its own. It may not be story-book beautiful—and some soot-covered monoliths remain—but there are also wedding-cake confections of buildings. More important, it’s genuinely

By Larry Olmsted “Meat-Up In Memphis” is not just a great pun, it is a brand new, first-of-its-kind weekend devoted to all things barbecue, a festival filled with spectacular food, seminars, and fellowship. Now the folks at AmazingRibs.com are taking their expert BBQ act on the road, specifically to one

By Everett Potter DNA travel is becoming increasingly trendy, but no one has done it quite like Mickela Mallozzi. Mallozzi is the four-time Emmy® Award-winning host and Executive Producer of Bare Feet with Mickela Mallozzi, a travel series highlighting the diversity of dance which airs on public television stations nationwide

By Everett Potter Call it the ultimate ski safari, an around the world ski trip that encompasses five countries, three continents and 34 days. It’s a chance to ski the Alps, the Rockies, the Coastal Range of British Columbia, Japan and Iceland on one trip. It is potentially the most

By Monique Burns Halfway through a trip to Germany’s Rhineland, I find myself in Bonn. I’ve stood at the meeting of the Rhine and Moselle in Koblenz, wondered at Roman ruins in Trier and been dazzled by Charlemagne’s golden cathedral in Aachen.  Finally, I’ll head south to Wiesbaden, with its

By Brian E. Clark Pedaling across the United States has long been on Tania Burke’s “sprocket list,” as they say in cycling circles. For the time being, however, she has to enjoy the grueling, 3,400-mile, 42-day ride that gains 141,000 feet – an average of 93 miles and more than

By Everett Potter Last year, I wrote about Living Vehicle (LV) for Forbes, which was described as a “mobile living space” by its architect and CEO, Matthew Hofmann. Together with his wife, Joanna, Hofmann set out in 2017 to design and build a vehicle that was not only a stylish

  By Catherine Sabino Gastronomy tourism is on the up throughout Europe, as elsewhere around the globe, with Italy seeing the number of food and wine tourists doubling in 2018 over the previous year, and France having a third of its visitors coming to experience the richness of its culinary heritage. While