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  By Everett Potter Anyone who is looking for a way to give back to the planet and add a stunning wildlife photograph by a world-class nature photographer to their wall should check out a new initiative called Prints for Nature. This is a short-lived fine art photographic print sale

Story & photos by David McKay Wilson When I left Breckenridge after a brilliant three-day visit in late February, I kept my ski bag packed for another trip just four weeks later for spring break at Copper Mountain in Colorado’s Summit County. What a week I had at Breck, part

By Gary Walther Day 5: Friday, March 29, Hamilton Island One of the great pleasures of cruising is pulling back the curtain each morning to discover how the world has changed overnight. This morning I am greeted by a long line of low-slung islands, most thickly rain-forested. They are like

By Neil Wolkodoff Different parts of the world require not only the right protection to the elements but different levels of style. For Americans heading to Europe, it is a bit more formal in how one should dress, even in casual situations. Heading out in the morning means your clothes

by Geri Bain Less than 20 minutes after picking up our luggage at Antigua’s B.C. Bird International Airport, my husband and I were sitting in the open-air lobby of Sandals Grande Antigua, looking out at the beach and sipping tropical drinks as we were checked into our room. It felt

By Monique Burns You don’t hear much about Basque restaurants in the U.S.  Determined Internet searches turn up no more than 50 or 60 of note in our entire country.  You’ll find some in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, as well as Iowa and other parts of the Midwest,

The 80-mile stretch of roadway between Asheville and Great Smoky Mountains National Park on the Blue Ridge Parkway is a joy anytime of year, but it’s hard to top springtime when fragrant mountain laurel and colorful rhododendrons line the route. Get into the spring spirit by roaming the magnificent grounds

  By Monique Burns It’s a gray day in West Flanders.  Cold and drizzly.   Not unusual for early spring in Belgium’s westernmost province.   The brooding weather seems particularly fitting for my visit to the Essex Farm military cemetery just outside Ypres, the Frenchified name for Flemish Ieper.  A once prosperous

By Shari Hartford I’m in a constant New York State of mind. Born and raised, thank you very much. I do, however, occasionally venture far afield to experience what the rest of the world has to offer. But I am embarrassed to report that what is contained between the two