December 2021

By Bobbie Leigh If we’re going to be sequestered again this coming year as a precaution against whatever new virus is raging,  one way to make the best of it is to cook, bake, and eat well. Here are some cookbooks that will  encourage you to be adventurous in the

By Everett Potter The resort town of Stowe, Vermont has long offered an idyllic Currier & Ives kind of experience, a small and charming village with its share of red cottages, white Greek Revival houses. Then add some cute shops, restaurants, bars and brewpubs, tossing in the Vermont Ski &

By Everett Potter Whether you’re heading to the Rockies, exploring the Florida Keys or planning a long drive through the Southwest this winter, its pays to be prepared. Road trips always have their share of the unexpected, and that’s especially true in winter, when weather-related issues can make travel hazardous.

By Julie Snyder I found my heart in San Francisco when Joe and I met there in 1989. And I left it behind when we moved out of California in 2001. Returning twenty years later, the City by the Bay feels like an old friend with whom one picks up

By Everett Potter Montana got its first true luxury lodge today with the opening of Montage Big Sky. Set within Big Sky  resort’s 3,530-acre Spanish Peaks enclave, the$400 million resort  has an amazing array of experiences for every season, including ski-in/ski-out access to Big Sky Resort’s 5,850 skiable acres, three

By Ruth J. Katz “A customer can have a car painted any color he wants, as long as it’s black,” thus sayeth Henry Ford, or at least, supposedly sayeth Henry Ford. You might say that Brandon Byrd, the ice cream impresario of Goodies Frozen Custard & Treats  in Alexandria, VA,

  By Everett Potter Cross country skiing really took off last winter. First-timers eager for exercise and fresh air during the pandemic headed for local cross country centers. Those who had left their skis in a dustry corner of the garage rediscovered the sport, making tracks in the White Mountains,

By Karen Glenn Most people know Oahu as a place for tourists—Waikiki shines as a beacon for visitors from around the world, both during summer vacation months and, for obvious reasons, in the winter. But there is another Oahu, the spaces enjoyed by kama’aina, the people who live there. This

By Michaela Guzy and The OTPYM Traveling Team Just when you thought nothing could be more insane than 2020, 2021 happens. At OhThePeopleYouMeet, even when times get tough, we turn to the power of positive thinking. We learned a lot over the past year and a half, oftentimes, the hard

Story and Photos by Neil Wolkodoff Before Covid, cruising was undergoing a re-set with new ship and activity options. That hit the accelerator to cater to the changing market preferences. With their Next Gen ships, Atlas Ocean Voyages is touting a safer, seamless, and more convenient experience with a Lux-adventure