• TIO SE Asia: Into Cambodia

    1 week ago.

    Though we had spent four wonderful days in Cambodian waters during our Mekong River cruise, our experience the past  three days made it clear we were only getting a slice of the bounty of Cambodia. Chhay and Sel our guide…

  • TIO SE Asia: Dispatch 2, Good-bye Vietnam, Hello Cambodia

    2 weeks ago.

    Ed. Note: Photos to follow. We are internet constrained, but want to publish this post in a timely fashion. Living the life of luxury on the Mekong River can entail an early get-up: specifically, the tai chi session on the…

  • TIO On The Road, October, 2016

    4 weeks ago.

    In my mind, living in Telluride means not having to travel. However, living in Telluride does not preclude necessary travel to visit family and friends who are not living close. And there are places in the world to visit for…

  • TIO Montana: Wrap-up, Pilots And Airplanes

    3 months ago.

    Let me start by saying that serendipity often reveals itself through our mistakes. I'll explain later. Our adventure with the family officially ended with a Friday morning breakfast in Columbia Falls. Kimm, Mike and Matthew detoured into the Park for…

  • TIO CA.: Sausalito & San Francisco

    1 year ago.

    In a world where so many politicians are thought to prostitute themselves for power and money, the question on the table is this: Would she be a viable candidate for public office today? Born Mabel Busby in Baker, Oregon in 1903,…

  • Telluride: The Real Deal

    1 year ago.

    Turkey day? Meh. Opening day of the winter ski season in Telluride (November 26). Now you’re talking. Reasons why Telluride over any other ski resort are laid out in purple prose (dusted with snow white) by one of our wonderful Sunday ladies,…

  • Madeline Hotel & Residences: Among Top 15 in the West

    1 year ago.

    Madeline Hotel and Residences offers a truly superior experience - and has the votes to prove it. Readers of Condé Nast Traveler ranked the destination resort in the heart of Mountain Village in Telluride, Colorado, #3 out of the 15 Top Hotels in…

  • Telluride Best in Colorado

    1 year ago.

    In the recent reader’s survey in Ski Magazine, (October 2015 issue), Telluride deemed best ski resort in Colorado; 4th in the West. Don't wait to book your vacation. Go here for information about ski-and-stay packages.  When readers fill out the resort survey…

  • TIO Missouri: Tiger Hotel & More

    1 year ago.

    If you have lived, as I have, the notorious Saul Steinberg cartoon, (“View of the World,” 1976, with Manhattan as the epicenter), the state does not even exist. The emphasis would be on the “MISS" in Missouri. But if you are driving cross-country in…

  • Spring Sunday: The Imprint of Travel

    1 year ago.

    I walk into the museum below the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe in Berlin with eight 11th and 12th grade Telluride Mountain School students and art teacher Craig Wasserman. We stop short to read a quote printed clearly…

  • TIO NYC: Cool Things to See & Do in the Big Apple

    1 year ago.

    If you plan to be in New York on or around May 18, don’t miss Urban Stages’ Spring Jubilee, hosted by Telluride and New York local Frances Barlow, founder, Urban Stages. Event takes place in the Central Park Boathouse. Tickets…

  • TIO Guest Travelogue: Snapshots of Havana

    1 year ago.

    Hola Cuba!   I become giddy as we near the island of Cuba. My seat mate, a heating and air-conditioning salesman from San Diego, is bouncing up and down in his seat too. It isn’t that we are defying U.S.…

  • TIO Denver: Weekend Getaway

    1 year ago.

    Our recent weekend in Denver proved that getting high in the Mile High City does not necessarily twin with cannabis and vaporizers. At the end of the cultural banquet that defined our romantic getaway, we did indeed inhale – the pure…

  • TIO in Hawaii: Whales, Turtles, & Surf, Oh My!

    1 year ago.

      Not long after we finished our marathon run around America in early November, Sus and I decided we wanted to take a "warm break" this winter. Susan hasn't done much downhill skiing the past few seasons, favoring x-country, so…

  • TIO in Arizona: A Stop at La Posada

    1 year ago.

    What does a giant crater in Arizona’s painted desert have to do with a grande dame of a hotel? Not much. Yet. Sooner or later the Winslow Arts Trust will establish a major museum that will include a Sky Space…

  • 2015 Top-Ranked Western Ski Resorts, Telluride

    2 years ago.

    Guess who came in #4 overall. The following blurb by Rob Story was excerpted from Ski Magazine. We don’t want to take undue credit, but following years of elite rankings in SKI’s Resort Guide Scenery category—including No. 1 yet again…