The site of alpine events at the 1980 Lake Placid games tested my joints but the highest ski hill in the east did not disappoint.
Good to be bad
Great beaches, a free-spirited international vibe, and a spicy Latin American culture separate Miami from other sandy locales.
A Reason to Shut Down
A snow day in the DC area is less an “emergency” than a much-needed, government-sanctioned opportunity to goof off.
California redwoods exemplify the sheer capacity of the natural world and are a powerful reminder of its gift.
Skiing in the Mid-Atlantic seems like an exercise in frustration, but somehow local resorts manage to pull it off.
Protest in DC. Why bother?
Because it sends a message to the powerful that you care, you can, and you will.
New Zealand’s Whakarewarewa Redwood Forest is a mountain biking gem – even in the cold and rain.
New Year’s at Kalaupapa
A visit to Hawaii’s former leper colony finds a community where many, but not all, wounds have healed.
Morocco: Calm amidst the storm
Free of distracting turmoil, Morocco offers a glimpse of the best that North Africa has to offer.
What hell is going to feel like
A Death Valley road trip coincided with the anniversary of the hottest air temperature ever reliably recorded.
Traveling on a long leash
When work and travel overlapped, a small Brazilian village offered a chance to finish assignments and get my trip started.
Cool bar, vile drinks
Rick’s Cafe in Negril has a lot going for it, including a ranking as one of the world’s best bars – just steer clear of the mixed drinks.