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Best Hotels in the White Mountains for Winter: A Guide for Athletes, Boozers, and Historians

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Best Hotels in the White Mountains for Winter

When you only have a limited time for vacation, why spend the majority of it driving to your activity of choice? The White Mountains of New Hampshire are a winter junky’s paradise, but there are certain hotels situated at the foot of adventure. Here are the best hotels in the White Mountains for skiers, snowboarders, and cross-country riders. (Plus two bonus accommodations for the less nimble: historians and beer drinkers.) Read more

37 Hours: Toronto

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The Best Things to do in Toronto in 37 Hours Toronto Graffiti and painted car in Kensington Market

Whenever I visit Toronto, the shit always hits the fan. Whether Mayor Ford is sampling crack or a G-20 summit leads to riots on the street, I still always manage to have a great time. I want you to have the best time, too. While the New York Times will give you 36 hours in one place, we at Somewhere Or Bust give you 37. Without further ado, for the best things to do in Toronto over a weekend here’s how to spend those 37 hours. (Since the New York Times’ 36 Hours never adds up to a day and a half, neither will this, if you’re keeping score at home.) Read more

37 Hours in Dubai

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Atop the Burj Khalifa Dubai. One of the best things to do in Dubai

Dubai grew from the desert in the last two decades. Everything is massive and in the record books. While the New York Times will give you 36 hours in one place, we at Somewhere Or Bust give you 37. Without further ado, here are the best things to do in Dubai if you only have 37 hours. (Since the New York Times’ 36 Hours never adds up to a day and a half, neither will this, if you’re keeping score at home.) Read more

St. Barth Summer Sessions

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Adam Lasher St. Barth Summer Sessions

If you’ve ever considered the title concert organizer, the job description connotes strung-out individuals managing laid back musicians. It’s like being a theater director for a show’s opening night, but with a cast that never once showed up for rehearsal.

 

When I visited St. Barth, the French island in the Caribbean, I had arrived during Summer Sessions, the two-week music festival that takes place on the island at the start of August. And by meeting the men in charge, I got a quick sense as to how laid back life was in St. Barth. Both the event creator, Thierry de Badereau, and one of the organizers, Alvaro Kapaz, appeared more relaxed than the performers.

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Sunny Isles Beach, Florida: A Trip of Unexpected Nostalgia

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Sunny Isles Beach Florida Sportfishing

 

When the city of Sunny Isles Beach, Florida invited me down for a father-son-weekend, I located the city on a map. It sat directly between Fort Lauderdale and Miami. On my past trips down to Florida, I had never heard the name Sunny Isles Beach. I assumed it was an overlooked stretch along the A1A.

 

But after arriving at the beach, where one of the lifeguards was waiting to tour us along the 2.5-mile strip, the ride turned out to be a journey back into the past. Read more