Will Elliott of NYC’s Maison Premiere shows us the steps to making three types of absinthe drinks: a drip, a frappe and a Sazerac, with a twist.
two traditional drinks and a classic cocktail with a twist
It's a history lesson, bitches
Before he took the stage at Radio City Music Hall last June, nine times to nine sold out audiences. Before his decade in seclusion. Before he walked away from a $50 million contract and onto a plane bound for South Africa. Before his two season show on Comedy Central elevated him to a demigod in social satire and racial comedy. Before Half Baked, Robin Hood: Men In Tights and performances in the Washington Square Park fountain, Dave Chappelle left high school after the bell rang and got onstage at a Tuesday night open mic. He was 14. He killed it.
A Floating Oasis Within the Wild
This riverboat expedition along the Amazon River pairs supreme luxury with raw rainforest adventure.
What to see, read and hear
This Week in Culture: The latest trailer for Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar, why Arnold Palmer was the king of the polo shirt, the future of ready-to-drink iced coffee and more.
In much of the Amazon, traveling by riverboat is the best form of transportation. So we set off from Iquitos, Peru, fondly dubbed the Capital of the Peruvian Amazon, aboard the Aqua Aria, a luxurious river boat that would take us roughly 100 miles up and down the Amazon River.
The Well-traveled smartphone
Whether you’re going abroad or visiting a neighboring state, you should take time to make sure your smartphone is ready to make your trip easier. These 17 travel apps are a good start.
5 Great Wines Escape their Bottles
We got our hands on five canned white wines to find out if they’re a clever packaging solution or just an excuse to drink more white wine.
Empty Canvases, Waiting to be Filled
From the Archives: We know you love leather bags, and so do we. But there are times, say, when you’re toting your photography gear, that you need a more all-weather, utilitarian alternative. In fact, we’ll say it now — leave the leather for trips and commutes. We’ve rounded up our favorites and put them through their paces to come up with our list of the five best canvas camera bags for the discerning photographer.
WHAT'S NEW, NOW
Today in Gear: New ECCO shoes, a ridiculous disco hammock, top-tier headphones, a new Super 8 camera and more.
Just add mountains
While Casio’s G-Shock series has the extreme sports category on lock down, their ProTrek line is blazing a trail in the world of outdoor adventure. In many ways, it’s about the most trustworthy, comely companion a beginning mountaineer could need.
The beauty of the West isn’t up for debate: it’s ubiquitous, grandiose and unchallenged. But hidden within these 13 states are secrets that can’t be seen driving an SUV through the “scenic” route. Only a true day hike can do the region justice. Consider this list your trailhead.
Maximizing the bare minimum
A guide to ultralight hiking: rethinking pack weight, preparedness, safety and more.
The Beauty of Bare Minimum
Obsessive weight-trimmers with less than 10 pounds strapped to their backs are considered “ultralight” hikers, a term as ubiquitous and unregulated in the hiking retail market as “organic” and “grass fed” are in the food industry. But trust us: the following gear truly is ultralight, perfect for those faithful to the church of long trails and little gear.
Not a mistake -- a challenge
GP contributor Will Eginton battles intense headwinds cycling up U.S. Route 101 toward Astoria, OR.