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...

San Francisco shortie

A quick report on my whirlwind (flew out Monday, returned Wednesday) trip to San Francisco last week (my first time back in this great...

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...

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...

Plan now for inn-to-inn Spring Herb Tour

The Country Inns in the White Mountains' second annual Inn to Inn Spring Herb Tour is slated June 5 and 6, with 13 inns...
Sweet dreams for Red Sox and Bruins Fans in themed suites at two Boston hotels. ©Hilary nangle

Score! Suite dreams in Boston for Red Sox & Bruins fans

Yo, Red Sox and Bruins fans: Check out these sweet splurge-worthy Boston suites dedicated to the teams you love. Fenway Park Suite at the Hotel...

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...

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...

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...

Did somebody say, cookies?!

Sure, you can spread holiday cheer, enjoy glad tidings and ring in the New Year, but if you want to do so in a...

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,...

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...

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...

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...