April 2021

By Everett Potter The good news for travelers is that with some European countries now actively welcoming back Americans, a number of forward-thinking adventure travel companies are already offering trips to these destinations. For those who love walking, hiking and cycling, not to mention eating, drinking local wine, and relaxing

By Everett Potter Ready to travel to Greece? The country is one of the few European destinations that has begun welcoming Americans travelers back. There are still restrictions for entry, of course. Americans must prove that they have received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine or show a negative PCR

  Story & photos by Julie Snyder Wide awake in our Barstow, California hotel room at 3 a.m., Joe and I pondered our next move. Did we carry on east to the Grand Canyon despite the winter travel advisory and frigid temperatures? Or cancel our reservations and point Van Go

  By Beverly Stephen At a new restaurant in Greenwich Village called Kuxé  (pronounced coo-shay) from Chef Julian Medina, each menu item celebrates the traditions and childhood memories of Medina or one of his team. Medina owns eight Toloache restaurants in New York and the chefs de cuisine or sous

By Ann Abel All across Portugal, people have been counting down to today—the day that terraces (outdoor dining, basically) can reopen after the country’s long winter coronavirus lockdown. There’s no shortage of esplanadas (terraces, rooftops and even sidewalk tables) in this lovely, temperate country, but some of the most beguiling are in

  By Brian E. Clark During winter, former pro snowboarder Gabe Taylor watches the weather forecasts like a hawk for storm cycles that could dump powder on the slopes at Mammoth Mountain (mammothmountain.com) on the east side of California’s Sierra range. “Winter is all about riding powder, which is one

By Everett Potter Under Canvas, one of the leading glamping companies in the US, has just opened their latest resorts:  Under Canvas Acadia on the Maine coast and Under Canvas Lake Powell – Grand Staircase in Utah.     Under Canvas currently has seven other camps that are near some of

By Everett Potter There was a time when the grand hotels of New Hampshire’s White Mountains beckoned the well-to-do for stays that lasted an entire summer season. Those days may be long gone but three hotels – one of them a survivor and another a reincarnated 21st century version of

Story & photos by Julie Maris/Semel I held my breath, seemingly for fifteen minutes, while a six-ton, fifty-year-old elephant nibbled shrubs less than ten feet from my porch near the entrance to Tarangire National Park. The last night of a remarkable Tanzanian safari left me in bed listening to the night sounds of

Story & photos by Everett Potter Anyone who needs a dose of exuberance after the year we’ve had should make a beeline to KUSAMA: Cosmic Nature at the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG). Featuring work by celebrated Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, it runs from April 10–October 31, 2021. The exhibition