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Tip your helmets, the bike turns 200

On a recent trip abroad, I spent a few days in Southwest Germany for a very special occasion — the upcoming 200th anniversary of the bicycle. The city of Mannheim is the acclaimed birthplace of the bicycle and where an early … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Bike

Cycling in the Chattanooga area is a paradigm of our city’s vibrant outdoors culture. As this year marks the milestone 200th anniversary of the bicycle, it’s interesting to reflect a moment on the history of the two-wheel phenomenon – from its … Continue reading

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Superbly Swiss – The Alpina Gstaad

Among posh mountain resorts and wellness destinations, Gstaad is a standout for classic chalet architecture, elegant promenade shopping and gentle ski pistes. Nestled in a corner of southwest Switzerland known as Saanenland, the alpine village sparkles with the warm glow…read … Continue reading

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Swiss Mountain High

Switzerland is a haven for channeling your inner gusto as well as for quiet renewal. One of the most celebrated Swiss ski destinations, Gstaad, is home to numerous luxury retreats; and chief among them is The Alpina Gstaad, a modern … Continue reading

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Arrowmont School: Creativity Percolates Quietly At The Heart Of Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg is best known for family attractions and outdoor adventure at the gateway to America’s most visited national park.  But more and more, the popular resort town is gaining recognition as a hub for arts and crafts, thanks in part … Continue reading

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