Articles by Roger Sands

Exploring New York's Wine Country

Exploring New York's Wine Country

With over 400 registered historic sites and landmarks, the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York is a vacationer's paradise.

Spring Skiing at its Finest

Spring Skiing at its Finest

Spring skiing brings out the best in people. Warmer weather means warmer smiles on the slopes, and skiers tend to converse more often with each other in lift lines. It's an infectious ambiance that carries over into the lodge, and it's the perfect way to bid winter adieu.

A Delicious Bite of the Big Apple: New York City's Most Lavish Sunday Brunch

A Delicious Bite of the Big Apple: New York City's Most Lavish Sunday Brunch

The Empire State Building. The Statue of Liberty. Times Square. Each an iconic New York City attraction. Visitors to the Big Apple would also be wise to add Sunday Brunch at the venerable Waldorf Astoria Hotel to this "must-see" list.

Pocono Mountains Opulence at Skytop Lodge

Pocono Mountains Opulence at Skytop Lodge

The terms "luxurious" and "family" resort often don't coincide. Skytop Lodge is the exception. And what an exception it is.

London's Most Exquisite Afternoon Tea Venues

London's Most Exquisite Afternoon Tea Venues

The Brits pride themselves on many things -- fish and chips, famed educational institutions, medieval castles, and raucous pubs -- just to mention a few.

The Best Ski Lodging in the Alps

The Best Ski Lodging in the Alps

Although skiing wasn't invented in the Alps -- the Norwegians are credited with that distinction -- the Alps are home to some of the most historic ski areas in the world.

Eastern Ski Spas that Pamper, the Ultimate Ski(n) Experience

Eastern Ski Spas that Pamper, the Ultimate Ski(n) Experience

Despite rumors to the contrary, there is some fabulous skiing to be found east of the Mississippi River.

Deer Valley: Luxury On and Off the Slopes

Deer Valley: Luxury On and Off the Slopes

The essence of skiing is found not only on the slopes, but within the entire ski experience itself. After all, skiers don't travel hundreds or thousands of miles to luxurious ski destinations just for the terrain.

Tea Time Caribbean Style

Tea Time Caribbean Style

The venerable tradition of afternoon tea is flourishing in the Caribbean, as posh resorts from Bermuda to Barbados entice guests with brimming cups of colonial history.

New York's Most Luxurious Tea Time

New York's Most Luxurious Tea Time

An oasis amid mayhem? Afternoon Tea at the St. Regis Hotel, an historic Manhattan landmark at 55th and 5th Ave., serves as the perfect segue from the frenzy of New York City to the calm of a centuries-old British tradition.