Tag archives for Connecticut

Travel Lens: Don George’s World

From climbing Kilimanjaro and contemplating the magic of Uluru to exploring the jungles of Cambodia and the backcountry temples of Shikoku, legendary travel writer and editor Don George has seen the better part of our planet. Here’s a look at the world and all that’s in it through his unique lens.

Local Flavor: New Haven-Style Pizza

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Two Connecticut pizzerias go pie to pie in a fierce competition lasting decades. So which place serves top New Haven pizza?

A Touch of Glass in Connecticut

In the bedroom community of New Canaan, Connecticut, Philip Johnson’s landmark Glass House disappears and then rises from fog.

Following the Road Home

They say you can’t go home again, but after a recent trip to Connecticut, I’ve concluded that it’s not that simple.

Driving the Connecticut Coast

I seem to gravitate toward nostalgia-driven travel in the summertime. Whether or not you have ties to Connecticut, the drive along its shoreline is one of the most scenic byways in America. Follow my custom itinerary for the ideal weekend road trip. And remember to put the window down.

Take a Sundae Drive Through New England Dairy History

By: Cindy Scott Have you had your fill of the tasty food trails featured in our September issue? Lap up a Connecticut ice cream adventure for dessert! Indulging in ice cream these days can be a tad impersonal. You pull a half-gallon from a grocery freezer and you’re well on your way to enjoying a…

Cow Parade

Who knew the words "cow" and "fine art" would ever be used in the same sentence? But apparently, this combination has become the world’s largest public art event. It all began in 1998, when a Zurich sculptor made 812 fiberglass, life-size cows for local artists to decorate. The cows were placed all around the city,…

The Rose of New England

I spent last week in Norwich, Connecticut visiting my sister, niece, and nephew. I soon learned that Norwich often lives in the shadow of its more glamorous neighbor, Mystic, about 30 minutes to the south. And though my two-year-old niece adores the belugas at the Mystic Aquarium, my sister and I were hoping for activities…