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4/23/2012

Kauai, the oldest island in the Hawaiian chain, is the most resistant to tired tropical tropes. Though a traveler can get lei’d and fed at a kitschy... More»

4/19/2012

Forget the brilliant script and acclaimed supporting cast; here’s guessing that George Clooney took the role in The Descendants so he could... More»

4/18/2012

For parents, the get-away-from-it-all tropical fantasy—days spent sunning, snorkeling, romancing, sleeping, repeat—is really a fantasy... More»

4/17/2012

Zen masters would do well to send their students to Hana—and advise them to stay a few days. Most people experience this unspoiled... More»

4/17/2012

A Big Island resident chuckled as he told me the story of a surfer who came to visit because he wanted to ride the waves where the lava flows into... More»

4/17/2012

When the summer fog gets to you (and at some point, it gets to us all), take a hint from the airlines and jet to the islands: United, Hawaiian, and Alaska... More»

4/17/2012

Alite Designs, the online, oh-so-cool camping-equipment company (“We practice ethical and sustainable manufacturing. Go us!”), finally has a... More»

4/17/2012

Roll your eyes at the PR jargon—celebrities! gurus!—but the just-launched “experiences” designed by travel company Zozi are worth a... More»

4/11/2012

The new Inn at the Presidio opened last month, reversing a long history of the park’s rebuffing similar attempts by other hotels. Turns out, it wasn... More»

2/22/2012

Every writer, fledgling or veteran, gets trapped in his or her own mind sometimes, and it becomes hard to tell what works and what doesn't. If you’ve... More»

2/13/2012

While prepping for his first shot on the 15th hole of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro Am this past Saturday, 49ers coach Jim Haurbaugh takes a moment... More»

2/10/2012

On just another day skiing with the boys, Andy Wirth, CEO of Squaw Valley, noticed the hot cup of Starbucks steaming from the glove of pro skier JT Holmes,... More»