Winter park dating
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It's a high-speed adventure." By Peter Jon Lindberg Countless music, dance, and theater festivals lure urban refugees to the rolling hills of the Berkshires during "Tanglewood season" in July and August.
The best approach to seeing the city: Divide and conquer by objective, whether it's art (Anish Kapoor's gigantic industrial sculpture at the Tate Modern in Bankside, through April 6; 44-207/887-8008), theater (Ralph Fiennes as Carl Jung in Christopher Hampton's latest play, can make it to print.
On Marylebone High Street, cafés, galleries, eclectic boutiques (browse the Edwardian travel galleries of Daunt Books; try Brora for Scottish cashmere), and the aptly named holistic day spa Calmia Sir Terence Conran's intimate restaurant on the top floor of an old stable.
Restaurant and club owners are also establishing outposts in other neighborhoods; in Little Havana, a group of DJ's and musicians called the Spam Allstars packs Café Hoy Como Ayer every Thursday night with their blend of traditional Cuban music, funk, and rock.
Daylight hours are typically reserved for sleeping off the night before—preferably on the beach.
Berkshire County offers all the pristine, wintry beauty of neighboring Vermont, but with hardly any of the ski crowds and weekend traffic.
All you have to do is book a flight, pack a swimsuit (or parka), and get moving.
(21°/3°)Canada's capital thumbs its nose at winter.
Alternatively, head for the low-key Caribbean archipelago of Bocas del Toro, where you can dive, snorkel, and contemplate the mystery of how Panama has stayed beneath the radar.
The San Blas Islands, home of the Cuna Indians, known for their colorful, intricately woven textiles (contact ANCON Expeditions).