Word & photos by Julie Maris/Semel A trek to the Arctic Northwest Passage and Greenland brings many life-changing moments: witnessing natural beauty, having the unique privilege to experience Inuit communities, being stunned by the sheer majesty of icebergs. Sadly, part of the experience is also to see how climate change
By Everett Potter Slow Travel is trending, and nothing is delightfully slower than a walking trip. Ideally, the scenery should be amazing, the company stimulating, the food and wine stellar. Fall looms large as the best time for such a trip, as the summer heat dissipates and summer tourists vanish.
By Everett Potter For many years, the name Explora has been synonymous with Patagonia, the vast wilderness region at the tip of South America that straddles the neighboring countries of Chile and Argentina. This area has long been one of the grand prizes of travel for intrepid adventurers and Explora
By Brian E. Clark I’ve done cycling trips from Canada to Chile to Cuba to Ireland – to say nothing of pedaling through California’s wine country and riding across Iowa as part of RAGBRAI, an annual tour which attracts more than 10,000 cyclists every summer and is sometimes referred to
By Winston Conrad (this is an excerpt from Catching Paradise in Hawaii, an account of the author’s long-term travel adventure to the Kona coast where he relocated with his family.) Uliuli kai holo ka mano. Where the sea is dark, sharks swim. (Sharks are found in the deep sea.
By Everett Potter The town of Jackson, New Hampshire has the bucolic look of a 19th century town that seems to have been the model for a Currier & Ives print. The visual inventory includes two covered bridges, surrounding snow-capped hills and mountains, and a handful of charming country inns
By Jules Older They’re hardly undiscovered, just undiscovered by us. On their beaches, you’ll find Kiwis and Aussies and a smattering of Brits, Germans and French. What you won’t find in these three South Pacific getaways are the folks next door. You’ll rarely hear an American accent. What you will
By Brian E. Clark In the spring of his senior year at the University of New Hampshire, Bryn Carey drafted a business plan for a ski rental and delivery company. Carey, who had a strong entrepreneurial bent, had operated his own root beer business in high school. So he didn’t