Casco Bay Mailboat

Casco Bay Mailboat

Early last summer, I headed up to Portland, Maine to ride the Casco Bay Mailboat run. The mailboat is the longest running service of its kind, delivering mail and freight to six of the 136 islands just off the coast in Casco Bay. The adventure takes three hours...

Martin Bjørnplass /The Governor of Svalbard

Whalers on Svalbard

Whaling in Svalbard’s oceans was a risky business. When the men returned to land from hunting leviathans on the stormy seas, they still had to battle the cold, a limited diet and the chance polar bear. ...

Krysta Norman

Ponza + Palmarola

As I was at the airport waiting to depart to meet my friend in Rome, she sent me a text saying she booked us an apartment in Ponza for a long weekend, two days after I would arrive. We had barely heard anything about the island, but since...

La Tremblade

Story: Catherine Taralon Photos: Marc Broussard At the port of Tremblade, oysters proudly reflect the label Huîtres Charentes Maritimes, a community of over 1oo oyster growers. After four years of work and know-how, the flavor of these oysters can not be found anywhere else. Just like wine or cheese,...

Hundested Harbor

Hundested is at the tail end of the Danish Riviera, so to speak, but rarely gets mentioned in the guides and articles. In fact, it might give you the most local flavor of all the towns on the Riviera, probably for that reason....

Thailand

I’m not a big fan of camping. Throughout my formative years, my parents dragged me and my three siblings around New England for countless camping trips. Still, memories of damp sleeping bags, eating ash-covered hot dogs and using a less-than-fragrant outhouse were not enough to completely quell the...

The Bride of the Sea

The Bride of the Sea is my take on Odessan identity through a lens of feminine roles. It is a walk through the city, stopping at the harbor and city halls, for a visit with sailors’ wives, and reviving urban legends....

Sculpture by the Sea

Sculpture by the Sea is the largest annual, free-to-the-public sculpture exhibition. Since 1997 it has inspired 1,168 artists to create more than 2,000 sculptures. In 2016, over 520,000 people visited the exhibition that featured 100 sculptures from artists across 17 different countries. Sculptures are displayed for three weeks...

Norway’s First & Second

After a few months in Sweden, I had some time off and decided to take a trip to Norway. My itinerary was short and simple, it consisted of the country's two major cities, Oslo and Bergen, and two train rides back and forth. [blockquote text='Bergen is a small and...