By Everett Potter PBS travel host Darley Newman is an ubiquitous and welcome presence on the network, thanks to her popular show, “Travels with Darley,” which can also be watched on a free app, Journy. The current pandemic has made her insights and observations more valuable than ever and the travel guru
By Julie Snyder Shafts of mist-filtered sunlight shot through the rusty, perforated hull of the Peter Iredale, a once-proud English sailing ship. Shadows checker-boarded the sand that had imprisoned the four-masted steel bark since 1906 when a mighty southeast wind and strong currents rammed the vessel aground on Clatsop Beach.
By Everett Potter Alfredo “Chino” Martinez (right, above) is not your ordinary ski guide. On a given winter’s day, he might be leading a client down a steep slope in the Italian Dolomites, heli-skiing in the Rocky Mountains with a billionaire and his buddies, or spending a couple of
By Rochelle Lash Tel Aviv, the social and culinary capital of Israel, is on the cusp of a boom in hybrid hotel-condos, and that’s a good thing. The city is so appealing that after your first visit, you’ll want to buy in and stay forever. The divine Jaffa Hotel, an
Text by K. Mitchell Snow Photos by Paul Clemence I was born in a town that was intended to disappear. Its unforgiving location at the junction of two great deserts was the happenstance of geography, it is the site of a canyon of black basalt carved by the Colorado River,
By Everett Potter Back in the 1950’s, a former British naval intelligence officer named Ian Fleming would decamp to Jamaica for a couple of months each winter. Now a budding novelist, he would knock off a new thriller in eight or 10 weeks before returning to London. Thus was James
By Everett Potter I’m always on the lookout for gear that can make a day in the outdoors even better, products that exhibit true innovation and creativity. My latest discovery is Nocs, which I like to think of as binoculars for the non-specialist, for the weekend warrior, for the occasional
By Beverly Stephen I’ve always wanted to go to Berlin, but Europe is off-limits these days. So, I was delighted to learn that Berlin could come to me in a meal kit. The Kotti Döner Berliner Kebab meal kit brings all the ingredients to build Berlin’s famous sandwich in your
By Everett Potter I discovered the distinctive and groundbreaking designs of TAXA Outdoors a couple of years ago at The New York Times Travel Show in Manhattan. I found myself captivated by a quirkily shaped vehicle called a Mantis Camper with a birch plywood interior, large windows and pop-up screened roof.