• Photography: Susan B. Barnes

    Culture & Coastlines

    Nestled along the Adriatic Sea opposite Italy and with a true Mediterranean vibe, the little country of Croatia is a country of 1,000 islands and a popular holiday destination for Europeans.
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  • Midway between Aspen and Telluride, Smith Fork Ranch is a short drive to Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. Photography: Scott Dunn

    Home on the Range

    In issues past, we’ve typically shined a spotlight on Colorado towns with where to stay, eat, drink and play. But in visiting Smith Fork Ranch, we uncovered a true gem deserving an escape all its own.
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  • Exclusive Resorts Real Del Mar, Mexico destination indulges guests with a hillside luxury villa and unparalleled ocean views. Photography: Real Del Mar

    Clubbing It

    The beauty of the Front Range is a sight to behold. Blue peaks line the horizon and rolling valleys stretch for miles. As any local knows, the rugged landscape attracts attention from those looking for a sweet escape from their everyday existence.
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  • Lake Dillon attracts thousands of Colorado aquatic enthusiasts. Photography: Todd Powell

    Chill Out in Frisco

    You may solely recognize the town of Frisco as a designation on a freeway sign as you whiz past on I-70 West headed for Colorado’s veritable mountain towns.
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  • The 605-feet-tall Space Needle has an observation deck for viewing Seattle's cityscape. Photo: Space Needle

    Sensational Seattle

    On my bucket list of sorts has always been my wish to visit Seattle. Living in Massachusetts, I had the ocean and in Colorado I have the mountains, so Seattle seems to have the best of both worlds.
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  • Photography: Joys Camp

    Kenya Puts the Glam in Glamping

    Kenya endures a laundry list of prejudices and hardships. However, if there’s one thing for sure, it’s that you must visit. Cheli & Peacock (C&P) is the independent safari operator to support for a luxury, eco-tourism experience (see sidebar “Eco-Tourism at its Finest”).
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  • Hike to Mushroom Rock in Carbondale's Red Hill REcreation Area for a birds-eye view of the Roaring Fork Valley and Mount Sopris. Photography: Kate Siber

    Colorado’s Secret Spots & Hidden Escapes

    When it comes to packing the bikes, boots, boats and other outdoor tools for Colorado road trips, chances are most of us fall prey to the charms of the big guys; the Vails, Winter Parks, Fruitas and Salidas that rightfully have earned distinction among adventure revelers.
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  • Estes Park

    Estes Park is an essential choice for a fall getaway destination. From the autumn leaves to great wine venues and festivals, it's sure not to disappoint.
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