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Svalbard: 5 Fun Summer Adventures

Marcus and Kate Westberg | Posted 02.19.2014 | Travel
Marcus and Kate Westberg

Svalbard lies at the end of the world. At 78 degrees north, Longyearbyen is a pretty remote settlement, although getting there is surprisingly easy.

'Blowing Hot and Cold'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 08.29.2012 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Still, I have told my wife that I don't have to change my seasonal wardrobe because you never know what the temperature is going to be in the office.

PHOTOS: 5 Strange SkyMall Travel Products

Shermans Travel | Posted 07.18.2012 | Travel
Shermans Travel

If you've ever flown on a plane in the U.S., odds are you've seen the SkyMall catalog tucked in the seatback pocket in front of you.

Astoria Characters: The Man to the Mansion Born

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Michael Halberian wanders through the central hall of the fabled Steinway Mansion and flips the switch that turns on the 1,000-pound crystal chandelier, big and round as the sun. It's motorized.

Along For The Ride: Miyako Hybrid Hotel

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Andrea R. Vaucher

The Miyako Hybrid Hotel is a new property that transports a little bit of Japan to Southern California and, in doing so, provides a very refreshing getaway from the quotidian.

Women on the Verge: Your Presence Is Requested at Suvanto

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

Your Presence Is Requested At Suvanto by Maile Chapman is a strange but addictive book about the shackling of female will -- and what happens when the restraints fail.

Out of Shape and Into Yoga

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jerry Zezima

Lately, I have begun to think that, at 55, I really ought to do more than what is now my main form of physical activity, which is to get up once a night to go to the bathroom. So I recently took a yoga class.