July 2021

By Everett Potter Summer in the U.S. usually synonymous with boating, but this summer, boat sales are off the charts and availability is scarce. According to the Brunswick Corporation, the company that owns Mercury, Boston Whaler, Lund, Bayliner, Sea Ray, Lowe Boats, among other well-known brands, you can credit the

By Ann Abel One night at dinner at Agriturismo Ramusè, I watched with delight as Paolo Ciccioli spent a full 30 seconds shaving a black truffle over my pasta. (I’m not exaggerating—I have the iPhone video to prove it.) That was just the primo piatto, halfway through a dinner in which all three

Story & photos by Brian E. Clark Eau Claire, a city of 75,000 at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers in northwestern Wisconsin, takes its public art seriously. Very seriously. With more than 50 sculptures – some serious, some whimsical – scattered mostly about its downtown, Eau

By Beverly Stephen Restaurants attract tourists and locals alike.  Nobody knows this better than that master of creating a buzz, hotelier and nightlife impresario Ian Schrager, co-creator of Studio 54. He’s counting on a splashy new Peruvian restaurant to draw a chic crowd to his completely rebranded 28-story Public Hotel

By Larry Olmsted As one of the world’s favorite tourism and vacation travel destinations, Las Vegas constantly has big, high-profile openings. But this week saw the biggest in many years. Resorts World Las Vegas is an all-new build with more than 3,500 rooms, immediately making it one of the ten biggest

By Everett Potter In this summer of pent-up travel, millions and millions of photos are being taken outdoors. Whether the photographers are trying to capture the perfect sunset, the classic landscape shot or simply a great picture of their kid kayaking, hiking or boating, they all encounter the same challenges

By Gerrie Summers As travel continues to open up, my inbox is starting to pick up with suggestions for what to take on the road and on the plane. I was naturally attracted to items that promote well-being and comfort. Here are eight that will have you good to go. 

Text & photo by Colleen Duffley When you travel for a living, making time for a “vacation” somewhere you’ve never been can be a job in itself. A fellow adventurer pointed me in the direction of the Via Ferrata in Zion, Utah. I’ve made a habit of traveling alone but

By Bart Beeson Getting out of my car in Beech Mountain, North Carolina was, quite literally, a breath of fresh air after having spent the previous two days in sweltering Washington, D.C. Driving up the steep and winding road that leads to the town, navigating hairpin turn after hairpin turn,

By Julie Snyder “One last tip,” said Van Go’s former owner as he handed over the keys. “Disconnect the burglar alarm when you’re in a campground, so it’s not accidentally tripped in the middle of the night.” His wince told us that he and his wife had learned this lesson