A beach town preserves its more civilized past. Carmel’s legacy lives on, a beacon for travelers. by Donna Peck Time and space expanded in surprising ways on a brief trip to Carmel. Below the surface of this postcard-pretty beach town, 120 miles south of San Francisco, is a hard-earned tale of endurance. I stood at […]
New York: Hudson Valley
What is more refreshing then being outdoors, wheeling along country road at a comfortable pace and taking in the sights. On a bike and wine tour through Hudson Valley, each day brings a cornucopia of pleasures.
If You Ever Crave a Hat
SAN FRANCISCO—Strangers stop my friend Kala in the street to admire her fancy headgear. “I love your hat. Where did you buy it?” they ask. You won’t find anything like it ready-made in a store. Each hat is her own creation and if you ask her why she wears hats, she’ll say, “life is too short to be […]
Scenic Drive: California Central Coast
Thinking about hitting the road with the top down? But wait. The stretch of Highway 1 north of Ragged Point is closed until September 2018. Is there a scenic detour? You bet! So don’t cancel your plans to make the classic road trip from northern to southern California. Just do it in sections. Head south on Highway […]
Oregon: A Trip to Faerie
A midsummer idyll in Oregon, uncovering its genteel side. Savoring countryside pleasures and classy urban nests.
Washington D.C.: Summer in a Cool City
Visit the National Mall and Tidal Basin, but stay in a Victorian mansion on a shady back street in Dupont Circle.