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The Appalachian Trail by Rent-a-Car (Part 2)

Peter Mandel | Posted 09.28.2015 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Though often remote, the Appalachian Trail was a route like any other. Ordinary roads ran near it and intersected it as it wound its way around towns, over rivers and across forested valleys. What was to stop me from tracking the trail by . . . car?

L.A. Transcendental: 7 Blissful Places to Replenish Your Spirit

Paul Haddad | Posted 09.16.2015 | Los Angeles
Paul Haddad

One of the biggest challenges of living in a city with 4 million souls is how to carve out a little piece of paradise where you can take a step back, take a deep breath and recalibrate your inner Chi.

Eighteen Campy and Cool Spots in the White Mountains of New Hampshire: Kitsch Them While You Can

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 09.11.2015 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Though not quite "offbeat" or unsung, many attractions here are in private hands, and have been for generations - a rarity in the increasingly corporate world of tourism.

A Drive in the Woods: The Appalachian Trail by Rent-a-Car

Peter Mandel | Posted 09.15.2015 | Travel
Peter Mandel

The Appalachian Trail is back in the news these days. Some of us have indelible memories of our experiences on the trail. Here's my tale of tracing the entire length of it, years back, in, uh, a rented Geo Prizm.

Turns Out You Can Still Ski On The East Coast In May

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 04.23.2015 | Travel

Ski junkies, take heed.

Hikers Rescued After Triggering Avalanche

AP | Posted 12.29.2013 | Crime

MOUNT WASHINGTON, N.H. (AP) — Two hikers who triggered an avalanche on Mount Washington that carried them 800 feet over rocks, cliffs and ice were r...

PHOTOS: 5 Adventures Perfect For Fall

Shermans Travel | Posted 12.05.2012 | Travel
Shermans Travel

Each of these fall travel adventures selected by the ShermansTravel team is bound to give you a one-of-a-kind perspective on the bold waves of crimson, fiery-orange and golden hues that sweep the country at this time of year.

Andrew Rothschild

Mount Washington: Hiking The Tallest Mountain In Northeast America | Andrew Rothschild | Posted 04.20.2012 | Travel

I recently returned from an 11-hour hike up New Hampshire's Mount Washington, the tallest peak in the northeastern United States. My host was Brooklyn...

The Ultimate Winter Adventure? Think New Hampshire, Not Tibet

Peter Mandel | Posted 03.18.2012 | Travel
Peter Mandel

"Since we cannot count on 100% reliable transportation," said the flyer mailed to me in advance, "You must be in good physical condition so that you can hike to safety ... in rugged weather conditions with energy-sapping cold, chilling and buffeting winds and through deep drifted snow." I was ready.

American workers find it hard to disconnect from work, study says | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Danny Black can run his closet design business from just about anywhere -- his Mount Washington, Md., office, on the way to meet with clients, at ...

Friday Talking Points [109] -- Obama Enters Lions' Den, Bells Cat

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Obama followed up Wednesday night's speech with a town hall meeting in Florida, and then a truly stunning performance today, managing to "bell the cat" in the Republican lion's den.

Fall Leaves: 10 Places For Vibrant Foliage

Huffington Post | ThienVinh Nguyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

With the autumn season in full swing, this means we'll be seeing leaves change color and carpet the ground. Check out the best places from the around...

In Sri Lanka: The Basics for Americans

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

As I travel through Sri Lanka, covering the nation as it seeks reconciliation among its diverse population after decades of conflict, I am receiving e-mails from my friends at home asking me to review the basics.