Tips and Articles for Maine

Hugh Stewart

We'd bought 14 of the heirlooms, with thoughts of a seaside picnic. We meant to stop at eight—two each—but couldn't help ourselves. They were the most... Read More

Beyond the city limits lies that elusive realm where the utility vehicle of choice is a horse, your dinner jacket is lined with fleece, and you catch... Read More

Food: O’Hare installed 28 beehives on unused land and expects to harvest 700 pounds of honey this year; soon you’ll find it at O’Hare and Midway. Look... Read More

Cross-cultural pollination means that both the croissant and the bagel have traveled far from home, and the “continental breakfast” still reigns supreme... Read More

Looking Back on Bodrum ... Read More

Andalusia, Kalahari, Sicily: Sometimes, just hearing a name can inspire us to explore. Indeed, destinations like these loom so large in the canon of... Read More

See our list of 20 Great American Beaches. ... Read More

For spacious skies, for amber waves of grain, and for plenty of other reasons—many of them man-made, thank you very much—the fantasy of a coast-to-coast... Read More

Maine’s Southern Coast ... Read More

Q: Where can I find the best hotel deals online? —Jacob Kipp, Lafayette, Calif. ... Read More

Michael Fagnoni and Molly Hawks, now co-chefs at Hawks Restaurant in Granite Bay, California, remember the first time they worked together to perfect a... Read More

Q: Do you have any tips for booking hard-to-get restaurant reservations in Europe? —Suzanne Mead, Greenwich, Conn. ... Read More

A few years ago, Canadians Terry and Carole Baker vacationed in St. Genis, France and stayed in a place with a kitchen, washer/dryer, and a balcony... Read More

What started out as a utilitarian bag designed to lug ice has become, in the course of its 65-year history, a standard-bearer for the American summer... Read More

Your attention, ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls—it's time for today's trivia question! Exactly how awesome is minor-league baseball?Is it (a)... Read More

When another weekend in the city is the last thing you need, set your sights on one of these pastoral finds. With just three rooms, the Poetry Inn (6380... Read More

Most travelers have a favorite hideaway. An Italian pensione that never makes its way into the guidebooks, a breezy beach resort that stays just under... Read More

At this luxurious but low-key compound, guests share neither bathroom, fireplace (most of the seven rooms have their own whirlpool and woodburning... Read More

Portland is a place where plain old Maine industriousness meets the worldly tastes of the city's newest residents—ad executives, Internet entrepreneurs,... Read More

On the road, these neo-nomads follow their own set of rules: Keep a closet in several cities, tip freely, pack scented candles, and always get your... Read More

You've had your summer holiday and you should be content. So why do you find yourself staring wistfully out the window as late-summer green gives way to... Read More

Take a detour from your vacation to check out what the rest of the world is doing: working. Behind-the-scenes factory tours are the perfect wake-up call... Read More

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