Adventure

By Neil Wolkodoff When traveling, two things come to mind when you pack. Does it save space, and is it useful and essential? The National Outdoor Retailer show showcases new products, and while many are aimed at the outdoor enthusiast, most have significant applications to the traveler. Rip Torn. When

By Everett Potter Seeing Europe on two wheels is always a good idea, especially on a trip planned by experts. Here are four new bike rides for 2023 from some of the best tour operators in the business Italy: La Via Francigena Since 1989, Ciclismo Classico has been the go-to

By Brian E. Clark The Chabris family of Cincinnati has international, intergeneration travel down pat. And then some. In recent years, they’ve journeyed – mostly with the luxe outfitter Abercrombie and Kent (abercrombiekent.com) – to France, Italy, Mongolia, China, and Africa. The most recent trip for the Chabris clan, consisting

By Everett Potter Bowlus, a leader in performance luxury recreation vehicles, has unveiled the world’s first production all-electric RV, the Volterra luxury travel trailer. The Volterra is fully electric-powered, with a 100-percent increase in battery capacity from previous models. It also offers the first application of AeroSolar™ in the RV

By Brian E. Clark For Alex and Laura Kohl’s first sailboat charter, they wanted a vessel they could depend on and that would be fun to sail. The San Diego couple found it in the Cyclades archipelago of Greece earlier this summer.  Their boat, the Orsalia, was a one-year-old, 39-foot DuFour

By Ann Abel It seems that just about everyone was in Mauritius at some point—Arabians in the 10th century, followed by the Malays and then the Portuguese, who named it Ilha do Cerne (“Island of the Swan”) but didn’t stick around. The Dutch colonized it, until that failed and the

By Brian E. Clark When the backcountry hut known as Francie’s Cabin opened 28 years ago in the Crystal Lakes Basin three miles south of Breckenridge, Colorado, its backers weren’t sure how many people would use it. Now, 75,000 overnights later, the 20-person hut named in honor of Frances Lockwood Bailey is

By Brian E. Clark Karen Yule grew up in a village north of Dublin, Ireland, far from the Rocky Mountains.  (Around 4,500 miles away, more or less.) But when she visited the Colorado ski town of Breckenridge in 1994, she was hooked. “And I still am,” said Yule, managing director of the Summit

By Brian E. Clark In 1192, on his return from the Third Crusade in the Holy Land, Richard the Lionheart (of Robin Hood fame) was captured by an Austrian rival and imprisoned in Durnstein Castle above the Danube River in northern Austria. The English monarch was detained in a dungeon

ROAM (Rivers, Oceans and Mountains) is one the best adventure companies out there. Established in 1986, and based in British Columbia, they orginally focused on rafting some of the world’s greatest rivers. Their trips span the globe and you may have traveled with them if you’ve taken one of the