Discoveries

By Brian E. Clark The  360-degree view from Mount Soledad, which rises to a height of 822 feet above La Jolla and is home to a veterans’ memorial, is stunning in its expanse:  One a clear day, you can see Orange County to the north. To the south, downtown San Diego and beyond

By Julie Snyder In Portland, taking time to smell the roses isn’t just a figure of speech—it’s a favorite pastime for both visitors and locals. There’s petal power aplenty behind the long-held monikers of “City of Roses” and “Rose City.” Portland evidently owes it rosy reputation to an 1837 wedding

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 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 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 and photos by Michael Kiefer The region of Le Marche looks like archetypical Italy: rolling green hills dotted with vineyards and olive groves, hilltop medieval and Renaissance walled cities, mountains and beaches with rows of colorful umbrellas. It’s located on the east coast of central Italy, in a line

Story & photos by Julie Snyder It was all a labor of love—heavy on the labor. After my adventure at a spay/neuter clinic in Peru in 2017, I was hankering for another intense, short-term encounter beneficial to animals. Earlier this year, I’d signed on with the Animal Rescue Team (ART)

Think of it as the hottest hotel opening in New York this year. The TWA Hotel at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport will begin taking reservations on Valentine’s Day at noon EST on Thursday, February 14, 2019 for stays from May 15, 2019. Why all the excitement about an airport