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By Brian E. Clark At first blush, the brick and glass facade on the new SOPHY® Hyde Park in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood looks like a restored former warehouse or apartment building. But truth be told, the site where the chic hotel is located at the corner of 53rd Street

By Everett Potter What is the ideal summer vacation for a European sports car enthusiast? How about driving a Ferrari 488 GTB, a Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabriolet or a Maserati Gran Cabrio MC Ferrari through the Swiss Alps? Thanks to the Swiss-based company Leo Trippi, you can do just that,

By Everett Potter On a misty morning a few years ago while exploring the coast of Maine, I had a chance to visit the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts. Now forget whatever the word “crafts” brings to mind. Founded in 1950, this school on the shores of rugged Deer Isle

By Larry Olmsted Technology is increasingly making the gym less necessary while empowering consumers to work out on their terms and their schedule, wherever they choose. It’s a fitness trend I’m a big fan of. I’ve written before here at Forbes about the paradigm shifts in home and travel workouts

By Julian I. Graubart An invitation arrived from Seattle friends La Neu and Tom to join them for a week in July in a small French village. Mutual friends, Susan and David, also from Seattle, seemed likely to come. Lodging would be at Le Troubadour, a charming village inn that

By Everett Potter Writer and poet Frances Mayes lives the kind of life most of us can only dream about. Wandering through Italy, she and her husband, Ed, came upon a villa in the Tuscan town of Cortona. They bought and restored the villa, an effort she chronicled in her

Story & photos by Julie Snyder (You can read Part One here) On to Denali Alaska Railroad rumbles through nearly 500 miles of the state’s most soul-soothing scenery and we traveled 360 of them. Rolling out of Fairbanks on a cloudy morning aboard the Denali Star, we settled into the

By Monique Burns  Heading to Montana,  I set aside one day to visit Yellowstone National Park.  Then I realize just how vast the park is.  At  2.2 million acres, Yellowstone is the second-largest national park in the Lower 48 after California’s Death Valley.   Covering 3,472 square miles, it’s larger than

Story & photo by Julie Snyder Alaska is big. And wild. And jaw-dropping. And big. So big that it’s larger than Texas, California and Montana combined. Rhode Island could fit inside Alaska almost 500 times! So wide, from the tip of the Aleutian Islands to the easternmost edge of the

By Everett Potter What’s the best to see the incredible coastlines of Sicily or Corfu or Croatia this summer? Hint: it’s not from the deck of a cruise ship. Instead, the answer is a crewed charter sailboat from a company called The Moorings, sailing on two to six cabin monohulls