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Dispatches

A Life Of Hiking, With And Without My Father

Lisa Bloom | Posted 01.09.2012 | Travel
Lisa Bloom

When I hiked the week-long Inca Trail in Peru, and then summited Kilimanjaro in Tanzania years later, my dad wanted to hear every detail and pore over every overexposed, fuzzy picture I brought back. Rising before dawn to lace up my hiking boots, I'd think of the one guy who understood the sheer joy of hitting a peak at sunrise.

An Open Letter To Older Adventurers

Andrew Burmon | Posted 01.04.2012 | Travel
Andrew Burmon

I'm not telling anyone to sit out their retirement. I'm just saying: maybe go boogie boarding instead of surfing; maybe go bouldering instead of rock climbing; maybe take it easy with the Heli-skiing.

A New Foodie Festival In Canada

Jill Fergus | Posted 01.02.2012 | Travel
Jill Fergus

Right Some Good is the brainchild of Montreal-born Pearleen Mofford, who spent summers at her family's Cape Breton hotel and wanted to develop an idea to bring more visitors to Nova Scotia.

To Remember Errol Flynn's Son, Pick Up Dispatches Again

Steve Kettmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steve Kettmann

Some books are so indelibly imagined and written that reading them gives us a powerful sensation of living their highs and lows right along with the author. Michael Herr' sDispatches is one of them.

Rouge Cou in House White? We'd Be in Merde Profonde

Mort Rosenblum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mort Rosenblum

Among the Sarah Palin jibes choking the internet, one notes that she once registered the business name, "Rouge Cou," for Red Neck. Actually, that means Neck Red.