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Healthy Snacks for Frequent Flyers
Our recent travels have given me a chance to try out and sample several new products that make travel easier, healthier and tastier. Here are some of the travel snacks I like.
Exploring Fjords from Grodås by Bus, Boat and Bike
We’d chosen Grodås as a base on the advice of a Norwegian friend, because it was ideally located between two of Norway’s most beautiful fjords.
Hospitality and Scenery in Norway’s Fjords
Between two of Norway’s most beautiful places – Nordfjord and Geirangerfjord - Raftevold’s Hotel sits on the shore of Europe’s deepest lake.
Clever Travel Companion Outwits Pick-Pockets
I don’t believe I have ever before written a whole article on what my 13-year-old calls “underditties” – but believe me, these are no ordinary undies.
Chez Boulay Bistro Boreal in Québec
The concept of a restaurant using only ingredients native to or grown in its environment was irresistible. Talk about locavore!
A Room with a View at The Boxer Boston
The Boxer Boston gives a whole new meaning to “A Room with a View” as it reveals almost the entire Boston skyline from the corner room on its top floor.
Slope-side Luxury in Quebec’s Eastern Townships
Facing the ski trails of Bromont, near the Vermont border about an hour south of Montreal, Hotel Chateau-Bromont is perfectly located for a winter vacation, whether you ski or not.
Dexter’s Inn in Sunapee, New Hampshire
There is something both comfortable and comforting about staying in a New England country inn “of a certain age”.
Dinner at Portugal’s Herdade da Malhadinha Nova
Set amid miles of rolling hills in Portugal’s Alentejo region, we found a wine estate whose restaurant achieves the perfect balance of localvore ideals with sophisticated and creative cuisine firmly rooted in regional traditions.
Martinhal Beach Resort in Portugal’s Algarve
At Europe’s most southwestern tip, this beach resort was designed to fit the landscape, its low buildings set amid indigenous trees and grasses above a half-mile crescent of golden sand.
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