Discoveries

By Everett Potter Panama is the sleeper destination of Central America, transited by crowded cruise ships but rarely a place that cries out for a dedicated visit. That may be about to change with the opening of the Hotel La Compañía in spring 2022 in Panama City. The setting is noteworthy,

By Everett Potter The resort town of Stowe, Vermont has long offered an idyllic Currier & Ives kind of experience, a small and charming village with its share of red cottages, white Greek Revival houses. Then add some cute shops, restaurants, bars and brewpubs, tossing in the Vermont Ski &

By Julie Snyder I found my heart in San Francisco when Joe and I met there in 1989. And I left it behind when we moved out of California in 2001. Returning twenty years later, the City by the Bay feels like an old friend with whom one picks up

By Everett Potter Montana got its first true luxury lodge today with the opening of Montage Big Sky. Set within Big Sky  resort’s 3,530-acre Spanish Peaks enclave, the$400 million resort  has an amazing array of experiences for every season, including ski-in/ski-out access to Big Sky Resort’s 5,850 skiable acres, three

By Ruth J. Katz “A customer can have a car painted any color he wants, as long as it’s black,” thus sayeth Henry Ford, or at least, supposedly sayeth Henry Ford. You might say that Brandon Byrd, the ice cream impresario of Goodies Frozen Custard & Treats  in Alexandria, VA,

By Everett Potter There are few American cities more glorious in the fall than Boston. That’s especially true in October, when Head of the Charles, the world’s largest gathering of competitive rowers, turns the Charles River into a race course set against the bright colors of a New England autumn

By Brian E. Clark More than 100 years ago, the terra cotta building at the corner of Woodward and Grand River avenues in downtown Detroit was the site of the Rayls’ Hardware and Department Store. In the years since, it has housed the Eastern Wig Shop and later Myers’ Jewelry

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 Catherine Sabino Authentic has become a buzzword in travel in recent years, as visitors increasingly seek out unique and immersive experiences, the quest for what’s genuine revamping itineraries as travelers re-evaluate what to see and do, where to dine, and, as importantly, where to stay. This pursuit of the

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