Life During the Coronavirus

By Julie Snyder An enormous cherry pie perched atop the carefully packed provisions for our Van Go venture to southeastern Oregon. “What’s this?” I asked Joe. Space was tight in our VW camper, and a cumbersome pie wasn’t part of the plan. “Just a little campfire dessert,” said my sweet-toothed

By Patrick McCarthy Photos by Mark McCall It must be said, it was a rough crossing. Enormous waves edged with white foam-like giant meringues spotted through the cabin’s porthole. There was a temptation, in spite of the turbulence, to kill the lights and stare transfixed at the giant swells and

By Larry Olmsted Face masks, along with handwashing and social distancing, are the best safety protection you have against the coronavirus and risk of contracting COVID-19 in the current pandemic. Wearing a mask also protects the rest of society. The World Health Organization (WHO) puts it bluntly: “People wearing masks

By Everett Potter PBS travel host Darley Newman is an ubiquitous and welcome presence on the network, thanks to her popular show, “Travels with Darley,” which can also be watched on a free app, Journy. The current pandemic has made her insights and observations more valuable than ever and the travel guru

By Everett Potter Exotic travel is at a standstill right now for most of us, but the next best thing may well be acquiring a vintage travel poster. Maybe an Art Deco example that depicts a beach on the Riviera, or a midcentury airline poster or perhaps a Cunard poster

  By Patrick Cooke It was a dark and stormy night (hey, it really was!) when I rolled up to the North Gate of Primland, the immense luxury sporting resort high in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Southern Virginia bordering North Carolina. I had taken a wrong turn in heavy

  By Everett Potter Maine’s windjammers were commercial sailing vessels that were hard-working ships well into the early 20th century. In the 1930s, some enterprising captains began taking passengers on board and the classic Maine windjammer cruise was born, offering multi-night excursions from mid-coast ports such as Rockland, Rockport or

By Alexander Lobrano As a Paris-based food and travel writer, traveling has been the axis of my life for the last thirty years. This year, though, I have not been in an airplane since I returned from a trip to Florida in January. Then I was quarantined in my apartment

By Everett Potter Just in time for the ultimate road trip summer, Airstream, the legendary company that perfected the travel trailer, has unveiled two new models, the Basecamp 20 and the Basecamp 20X. Now that everyone seems to be itching for a self-drive RV getaway during this summer of social

By Everett Potter In this very challenging summer for travel, road trips have emerged as arguably the safest way to go. So it’s little wonder that New England, with its charming 18th and 19th century villages, as well as its dramatic seascapes, forests and mountains, remains a favorite destination. But