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Apple Festival Photo

The combination of beer, apples and foliage make fall the best time to spend a weekend at a festival. Today we offer the second edition of our guide to fall festivals – this one focusing on our home state of New York. Hop on a bus or train for one of these five New York […]

Providence Arts Festival

Escaping NYC for a weekend isn’t always easy but here at oM our motto has always been “if you can’t make the weekends longer, strive to make them better.” That’s why we’re excited to be working with new booking platform TravelWits this summer to create great itineraries for weekend getaways according to any budget. transit time and […]

Amelies French Bakery

“Charlotte is whatever you want it to be,” slurred a jovial, former New Yorker I met at The Thirsty Beaver my first night in town. Throughout my weekend I continued to collect equally vague albeit surprisingly accurate mantras. Another was, “No one who lives here is from here.” Charlotte is very much a town of collected […]

Burlington inn

After the winter we’ve had, we need no special occasion to get out of town other than to celebrate spring. These nine getaways under $200 are as beautiful as they are budget-friendly. Let nature—and nurturing innkeepers—rekindle the romance at a charming B&B overlooking Lake Champlain in Burlington or in a private English garden by the […]

My favorite travel items

I found my favorite travel companion nine years ago in a flea market in Florence. When the crowds parted and the sounds of Italian hagglers hushed, it was like love at first sight. I knew from across the plaza that this chestnut leather backpack and I would share many adventures together, and so we have. […]

  It’s no secret that we at oM love Philly. Our neighbor to the south has a little bit of everything, from style to art to some mighty fine drinkin’. So it’s no surprise that when summer rolls around, Philadelphia does it up. Party in the streets What: Night Market When: June 20; August 6; […]

Bocas Del Toro

For a relaxing winter retreat, we like these four destinations because they’re hot, beautiful, and easy to explore without a car. Whether you choose to sink your toes into the sugar-white sand of the #1 beach in America, stay in a Panama ecolodge tucked away in a cloud forest, or bike between the secluded coves of […]

Washington County NY

Take the time to venture an hour north of Albany to Washington County and you’ll be duly rewarded–in sedative country vistas, historical architecture, a thriving arts scene and outdoor adventures fueled by farm-fresh treats. Stretching 80 miles long and 22,000 cows wide, the county’s too much to conquer in one weekend. Get your toes wet […]

Manayunk Canal Tom Ipri

Connecticut New Haven| The International Arts and Idea Festival returns for its 15th year – expect a full program of talks, theater, tours and themed bike rides like last year to occupy you any day of its nearly two-week duration. Stamford|See Brooklyn based guru of recycling, Steve Gerberich’s Gadgetry exhibit chronicling a 25 year career […]