Epic, Ikon? What’s with these dueling ski passes?

Epic, Ikon? What’s with these dueling ski passes?

By Eileen Ogintz Sharon Jones couldn’t care less about Epic or Ikon season passes for snow resorts. A Floridian, she, her husband and son were visiting Winter Park, CO in March “to see the snow,” she said, and give her 15-year-old a chance to try skiing. “I really...
An Epic Family Antarctica Adventure

An Epic Family Antarctica Adventure

By Brandon Townsley Take a stroll amid waddling penguins and southern Elephant seals on an epic Antarctica cruise adventure. Board a zodiac for a close up look at pods of whales. Watch penguins cavorting on passing ice floes. Quietly motor past towering icebergs,...
Exploring new places through food—from home

Exploring new places through food—from home

By Eileen Ogintz Fresh baked bread–delivered to our sailboat in the British Virgin Islands. The Dutch oven chocolate cake for my birthday—on the Colorado River raft trip. Sausages in Berlin, oysters in a neighborhood Cape Town joint, the best Huevos Rancheros...
THE KID’S GUIDE TO CAMPING

THE KID’S GUIDE TO CAMPING

Contact: Ryan Meyer | rmeyer@rowman.com | 203-458-4500 x4525     Falcon Guides is proud to announce the release of THE KID’S GUIDE TO CAMPING (978-1-4930-57887, May 2021, paperback) By Eileen Ogintz The Kid’s Guide to Camping is a fun, fresh, interactive...
BLACK FRIDAY/ CYBER MONDAY — 49 travel deals for 2021

BLACK FRIDAY/ CYBER MONDAY — 49 travel deals for 2021

By Eileen Ogintz Ready to play “Let’s Make a Deal?” With promising news on the vaccine front, this is an opportune time to book great travel deals for 2021. Black Friday/Cyber Monday (Nov. 27 & 30) traditionally offer some of the best deals of the year. Check...
Professional advice on Preparing for a Pandemic Holiday Season

Professional advice on Preparing for a Pandemic Holiday Season

By Eileen Ogintz As if the holidays aren’t stressful enough for families. Just the hosting or being a guest… the inevitable squabbles are enough to make even the most even-tempered person despair. Now we have something new—and far more serious to consider: Is it safe...