October 2022

  Bob Payne is a friend of mine, an award winning travel writer and a guy who’s been to 142 countries. His newly published memoir, Escape Clauses – Getting Away With a Travel Writing Life, chronicles some of the high and low points of that journey and it’s is available

By Everett Potter In the world of luxury travel, the magic word has long been “private,” whether dining in an exclusive private dining room, flying private, or making a safari a trip just for family and friends. Now add to that the private ski club. The concept of the private

By Everett Potter What if you could plan your next trip to a busy destination using Google Street View, heat maps of Airbnb, and user reviews, to avoid crowds and be a more responsible and sustainable traveler? You can do that, but Edmund Morris, founder, and CEO of Equator Analytics, can

By Paul Clemence High design hotels are not hard to find these days, but to sleep at a veritable architectural landmark is pretty special.  It’s also possible at At Le Corbusier’s Unité d’habitacion in Marseille, France. Also known as “Cité radieuse” and conceived as “city within a city”, the building,

By Brian E. Clark My oldest son, Matt – who lives 2,000 miles away from me – and I try to get together at least twice a year to ski, raft, hash out life’s vagaries and toast life with a drink. Twice in the past six years, we’ve met in

By Everett Potter I’ve just returned from the Adventure World Travel Summit (ATWS) in Lugano, in the sunny canton of Ticino in Switzerland. One of the best things about attending the ATWS, which is a yearly event organized by the Adventure Travel Trade Association, is meeting new, emerging and lesser-known

By Larry Olmsted We all know that leisure travel is coming back in a huge way, with jammed airports, limited availability in hot destinations, and record bookings for many travel companies. But there’s more to the life-after-Covid travel phenomena than just pent-up demand. The nature of the way people will

By Steve Jermanok My initial intention for this column was to write about the Four Seasons Hotel Prague, situated near the historic Charles Bridge on the Old Town Square side of the Vltava River. With an ideal location, spacious rooms, and a contemporary flair, it’s a good choice in town.

by Karen Asp Wellness isn’t something I typically associate with all-inclusives, but then again, I’ve never stayed at Hotel Xcaret Mexico in the Riviera Maya. After four days there, though, I’ve logged an impressive amount of physical activity, and my mental health, which had been drifting south for months, gets

By Everett Potter For some of us, nothing says “holidays” quite like Hawaii. The best way to celebrate in the islands during the Christmas and New Year’s break is to gather the family or a few like-minded friends and rent a villa. Too late? Maybe not. It’s late September, but