Adventurous travelers and star-gazers all know about the Northern Lights, and the lucky ones have traveled to Iceland, Greenland, Canada, Alaska or Scandinavia to see them firsthand. But did you know that they’re not the only the stellar sky show in town? We read recently in Smithsonian Magazine that the Southern Hemisphere has an incredible atmospheric light show of its own that’s just as captivating. Called the Southern Lights, or aurora australis, it’s the southern cousin to the aurora borealis and can best be seen from Tasmania, New Zealand and Antarctica between March and September.
Major League Baseball’s Opening Day is Thursday, March 29th. It’s the earliest one ever, and super-fans are totally revved up. But what about those for whom baseball is just a fleeting topic of conversation? Or a total mystery? How can they communicate intelligently with those who actually care about the sport: their employers, their loved ones, their Uber drivers? You know, the key people in their lives.
Planning to escape to the Hamptons this summer and spend July and August in a dream rental property? Then it’s time to get moving. Have a look at our 7-step guide to finding the perfect luxury summer rental, and then determine which of the 7 tribes of the Hamptons is yours. Then have a look at the fun facts and available rental properties that we’ve found to spur your house hunt. We’ve also noted our favorite hotels and restaurants, should you decide to visit before you make your final rental decision. We can already feel those ocean breezes . . .
Today is Selection Sunday, and its time to get your brackets on as college basketball’s biggest tournament beings this Tuesday, March 13th. For 77 years, the NCAA Tournament has been considered one of the premier sporting events in America – and for good reason. Year after year it has proven to be the proving ground for basketball greatness, a place where professional basketball careers are launched and where Cinderella stories are made. With a total of 67 match-ups over the next three weeks, there will be some great games. If you can’t make it courtside but want to get in on the action, we’ve rounded up 8 of the best places across the US to watch and enjoy in luxury style.
You don’t love professional sports, but your livelihood and/or personal happiness depends upon your being able to converse intelligently about it. It’s a common dilemma with a simple solution: you need to learn a new language. You need to learn how to talk sports. And we’re here to help! The TWIST is our weekly Dandelion Chandelier guide to what’s happened on the field, on the court and on the ice. Every weekend you’ll find the three (and only three) things you need to know this coming week to speak cogently about professional sports with the boss, the gang at the office, your barber, your barista, your secret crush, or your in-laws. Do the TWIST every week and we promise you’ll know how to talk about sports like a champion.