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6/26/2012

Wilderness Training In Our Own Backyard “People go all the way to Africa for excursions they can actually do right here,... More»

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»