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I didn't want to go anywhere. I had been away from home for almost three weeks, teaching and writing, trying to think big thoughts. I wanted to unpack, answer the pile of letters and sort through the magazines that threatened to overwhelm our kitc...
Toronto the good is no longer Toronto the boring. One of the fastest-growing cities in North America is transforming itself into a genuinely hot destination, by throwing off some of its British colonial reserve, extending its bar hours, and playin...
Openings listed by launch date: Launch: Spring 2007 Virgin America When the low-cost carrier launches this year (at press time, the airline was awaiting Department of Transportation approval), it will fly Airbus 319’s and 320’s along mostl...
In an attempt to attract some of the $54 billion spent yearly by traveling same-sex couples, cities such as Philadelphia and Bloomington, Indiana, are targeting gay men and women with splashy campaigns and promotions. In fact, nearly everything's ...
The SARS scare may have temporarily kept tourists away from Toronto, but now the comeback of the Canadian city known as Hollywood North is in full swing. Here, the current hits. WHERE TO STAY Right on the border of King Street West, the entertainm...
OCCUPATION Jazz singer HOME BASE New York City FROM THE HEART Along with her husband, Elvis Costello, Krall recently traveled to Vancouver, the city she grew up in, to perform at a benefit to raise money for bone-marrow transplant research. The ca...
Edited by Amy Farley We partnered with Conservation International to develop a comprehensive green-hotel assessment test to learn what properties around the world are doing to conserve water and energy, eliminate waste, and support their local ha...
I'm up to my waist in the Cascapedia, a river on Quebec's Gaspé Peninsula, casting a loop of line 100 feet out over the amber-green water. It uncurls in slow motion and softly, unobtrusively drops a gaudy Lady Amherst fly right into a riffle where...
There are times when we all find ourselves smarting with disappointment, and I'll admit that my trip to the Newton Observatory B&B—a place that has transformed scores of ordinary adu lts into comet-chasing, gear-collecting obsessives—is not beginn...
See our slideshow of 10 Do-It-Yourself Digs. Hands dirty, his shovel blade in the soft earth of Chile’s Atacama Desert, Carl Schweser dug in, brushed away some earth, and came face-to-face with a mummy. Not the Hollywood kind, but a real, long-go...
Family vacations should be fun, of course, but we always hope they’ll do more—kindle an interest, inspire a career, or at least pry them away from computer screens. Here, the 10 U.S. sites guaranteed to rock young worlds.
If upscale Indian food becomes the latest obsession on our shores, it will be thanks to chefs like Suvir Saran. At his New York restaurant Dévi (8 E. 18th St.; 212/691-1300; dinner for two $95 ), he boldly combines regional flavors from across the...
See our slideshow of 10 of the Coolest Underground Travel Spots. While walking in the West Virginia woods in 1978, Dr. Robert Conte saw something that made him stop in his tracks: an aluminum door between green cement walls. With an ominous feeli...
Several hundred feet above ground level, my 15-year-old daughter, Elly, and I are sipping frozen strawberry daiquiris—hers virgin, mine decidedly not—and dreamily watching the twinkling lights of Ontario go by as the Skylon Tower restaurant slowly...
After 16 years in Chicago, Charlie Trotter is branching out with the opening of C, his new dining room at One & Only Palmilla resort in San José del Cabo. This venture coincides with the publication of Raw (Ten Speed Press), for which Trotter, a p...