Steals & deals: York Harbor Inn

Whoa, get this: $99 for any available room now through April 16. Yup, you read that right, any available room—including luxury rooms— on any...

Freebies for the frugal: Skiing

My friend Dave lives by the slogan: "If it ain't free, it ain't me." He's got plenty of company these days, as the economy...

Sundance dreams

Almost everyone's heard of Robert Redford's Sundance film festival, but mention the ski resort of the same name, and the response is often a...

The Stowe Report

Last weekend, I schmmozed Stowe. It's been quite a few years since I skied what many consider Vermont's best. Truth is, the last time...

Get the Christmas spirit

Economy got you in the dumps? Gray November just not motivating you? Need a little kick to get in the holiday mood? Sunday's Boston...

Cassoulet in Beantown and other South End finds

If you're going to have cassoulet in Boston, head to Hammersley's Bistro. My foodie friend E and her friend R took me there Friday...

Mad about Mad River

If the ski and clothing sales, lift ticket deals, and entertainment aren't enough to draw you to the Boston Ski Show this weekend, here's...

View from Goulding’s, Monument Valley

Talk about a fab view! Gouldings Trading Post is a historic property in Monument Valley, Utah. Not only is there a motel with divine views,...

On the road, again

First, apologies for the long period without postings. I've been in Arizona attending a conference, and I'm now traveling with family through northeastern Arizona....

A Jackson Hole breakfast

One more reason I love Spring Creek Ranch & Spa, in Jackson, Wyoming. Breakfast at The Granary Restaurant. Plenty of enticing choices (fabulous French...

Wild about wildlife

I never visit Jackson Hole, Wyoming, without visiting The National Museum of Wildlife Art. It's built inconspicuously into a butte overlooking the National Elk...

Wild about Spring Creek, Wyoming

Just a few quick thoughts--I'll post more later. I'm currently at Spring Creek Ranch, in Jackson, Wyo., a small resort of rooms, condominiums and...

Say it with chocolate

I...am...a...chocoholic. There, I said it. I've been known to crave dark (only dark, and the darker the better) chocolate at 8 a.m., so you know...