Getaways

By Everett Potter The new Six Senses Crans-Montana is the most exciting luxury ski hotel opening in Europe this winter. It debuts as the sixth Six Senses property in Europe, joining others in France, Portugal, Spain and Turkey. The brand is luxury personified, but the resort may not be familiar

By Evelyn Kanter After two years of pandemic pause, Europe’s famous and magical Christmas Markets are back – bigger and better than ever.  In addition to handmade ornaments, stocking stuffers and gifts by local artisans, entertainment and food, including cider that’s spiced or spiked – or both. The outdoor markets

By Brian E. Clark Near the end of an eight-day cruise in the Adriatic, Ioanian and Tyrrhenian seas last month, I relaxed in a jet tub at the stern of the 600-foot-long, five-masted Wind Surf sailing ship (windstar.com) and watched the Amalfi Coast slide by as the sun sank below the western

By Steve Jermanok My initial intention for this column was to write about the Four Seasons Hotel Prague, situated near the historic Charles Bridge on the Old Town Square side of the Vltava River. With an ideal location, spacious rooms, and a contemporary flair, it’s a good choice in town.

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 Catherine Sabino Cinque Terre’s fame has brought Italy’s southern Riviera new attention, with travelers seeking out neighboring villages in search of extra helpings of rustic coastal charm. Portovenere, although an outstanding destination in its own right, has sometimes been dubbed the “sixth” of the five famed hamlets because of

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 Mary Anne Evans  I’ve been visiting Tenerife for the last 15 years and each time I find something new to discover on this surprisingly diverse island. Tenerife may be just 86 kms long and 56 kms wide (smaller than little Rhode island) but it packs a real punch. So

By Catherine Sabino Dramatic coastal settings, richly colored houses perched with stage-set perfection by snug harbors, rustic seaside cuisine and a seductive dolce far niente ambiance are just some of the reasons spots like Portofino and Cinque Terre have long been among the most sought-after destinations in the world. (And sought