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Posts by Laura Teusink

Beat the Heat: NYC's Hotel Roof-Top Pools
Summer in New York City can be notoriously grueling—the cement holds the heat through the night and denizens get to feeling like they are slow-baking with n... Read More
The Runner's Tour: Sightseeing Stride-by-Stride
One side effect of having a partner who is training for the New York City Marathon (Go, Bob, go!) is that it has upped my own mileage as well. I tell myse... Read More
New York City's Biking Boom
The Big Apple just got a lot more user-friendly for those who like to throw their leg over a two-wheeler, hit the bike paths, and take in the sights. The ... Read More
Last-Chance Spring Skiing
I know most people in the U.S. are head over heels for spring right now, breaking out the shorts, the bikes, even thinking about the bathing suit. But I c... Read More
Downtown L.A. is Where It’s At
Downtown Los Angeles has transformed from one of L.A.’s “whatever” neighborhoods to a must-do that’s on everyone’s list. With the recent opening of the br... Read More
Just Back: Park City, Utah
Utah and its frontiers for skiing and snowboarding have long been on my list for exploration, and my recent trip there did not disappoint. In fact, I was ... Read More
Could This Be Your Dream Bike Trip?
I am like a kid in a candy store when I surf around the pages of Tour d’Afrique’s website. The eight-year-old cycling tour company has four epic trips—Tou... Read More
Just Back: Vail and Beaver Creek, Colorado
With my snowboarding skills firmly intact, I decided this season I would head west again (after three years) for some real-deal riding. Here are my highli... Read More
The Best-Travel-Jacket Wars (Cont.)
That’s me and Harley, just back from a stroll around Williamsburg, Brooklyn. I’m wearing the Rebound jacket from Nau, which I plan on taking everywhere I ... Read More
Football vs. Soccer—Which is the World’s Favorite?
With the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver and the 2010 World Cup in South Africa just around the corner, U.S. media and fans will have a flare-up in inte... Read More
The Radio City Christmas Spectacular—On Tour
Full disclosure: I used to be a Radio City Rockette. And even though I retired a decade ago, this time of year always brings back memories of the start up... Read More
Rebecca Rusch’s Top 5 Spots for Mountain Biking
Endurance athlete and mountain biking champ Rebecca Rusch was in New York City last week, greeting fans at the special showing of Race Across the Sky, a do... Read More
Go Local: The Broken Egg in Siesta Key, FL
Sure, sure, Siesta Key, Florida, is known for having one of the world’s nicest beaches, but it's also home to some of the world’s best breakfasts. The Bro... Read More
Website Takes Readers on Extreme Adventures
When not out and about in the world, I am a modern armchair traveler—vicariously visiting the corners of the planet online. I’ve spent whole evenings in S... Read More
JUST BACK: Porto Santo Stefano, Italy
I just returned from my third trip to Monte Argentario, a dramatic peninsula two hours north of Rome on the Tuscan coast. My sister married a Roman who gr... Read More
Out and About in Stoke Newington, London
I'm getting to know the Stoke Newington area in the borough of Hackney in London, and I better like it. My sister and her family relocated there from San Fr... Read More