Adventure

By Everett Potter There’s a lot of pent-up demand among travelers seeking amazing adventure trips and discoveries in 2022. We’re talking about something beyond the usual six-day soft adventure trip. If you want to take your travels to the next level and return home with amazing tales and bragging rights,

By Everett Potter Seeing the world on two wheels is a pretty terrific way to get back into the swing of travel. The grand prize for so many riders is Europe and some of the best tour operators in the world have obliged with new biking itineraries for 2022. If

By Everett Potter As many of us slowly resume traveling, nothing epitomizes “slow travel” more than a walking trip. The best itineraries are a combination of dramatic scenery, wonderful regional cuisine and a pace that offers exercise and adventure in equal measure. It’s the perfect way to reflect on the

By Julie Snyder Decades ago, on the eve of my wedding, a long-married friend took me aside to share her take on the institution I had dodged for forty years. “Being married isn’t better or worse than being single,” she declared. “It’s just different.” The essence of her observation applied

By Larry Olmsted More than two-thirds of Americans (approximately 70%) take vacations annually. After 18 months of severe impact from COVID-19, pent up demand has led to record bookings for many higher-end tour operators and travel companies for 2022, when many consumers hope for normalcy, or at least safety, while

By Steve Jermanok If you have the good fortune to meet Beverley Franklin at the Long Beach Visitors Center on the Fundy Trail Parkway, as we did this past Sunday, by all means stop and say hello. After all, it was her father, Mitchell Franklin, a hotel and movie theater

By Brian E. Clark When Kate Schade moved from her college digs at the University of New Hampshire to Wyoming in 1993, she never anticipated that she’d one day be heading a company that will produce between 5 and 6 million energy bars this year. She was simply following in her

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

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,