Aman Resorts: What keeps the Amanjunkies coming back?

Amangani pool area

Aman Resorts have a strong following among wealthy and discerning clientele. Their devotees are so passionate that they know the precise number of the 28 properties they have visited. Fellow aficionados will ask you, “What is your number?” as if it were a secret handshake. They’ll then announce their own number almost as a competitive […]

The ’96 Hour Sale’ on big-time skiing (and Jamaica) vacations—now with 48 hours to go


The weather may be warming, but fortunately ski season is still in full swing out west, where the snow continues to fall generously on its famously world-class terrain. Even more fortunately, a collection of the regions’s finest resorts—including Vail, Beaver Creek and Lake Tahoe’s Heavenly—is making one last ski weekend out west a little easier […]

Celebrating Namibia on World Rhino Day

The group in Yellowstone National Park (Photo: Kasey Austin | Austin-Lehman Adventures)

Say the words “conservation,” “wildlife protection,” or “sustainability” and you’re going to lose a lot of people. Not necessarily because they don’t care, but because let’s face it – it’s not a sexy topic. It can’t compete with something funny or entertaining because it quite simply is not. It takes time to process and understand, […]

Delegation of Namibians participate in Austin-Lehman Adventures “No Borders” Tour through Montana and Yellowstone

The group at Yellowstone National Park.

The inspiring group of 14 Namibians who I was honored to meet, share, and tour with this past week included representatives from the private sector, government, land conservancies, conservation experts, and tourism operators. They were warm, welcoming, intelligent, and most strikingly, passionate about their work, promoting and protecting their country. I look forward to reconnecting […]

Jackson Hole, Wyoming


By Georgette Diamandis: Driving from Yellowstone National Park past the Grand Tetons and on into the town of Jackson is like being in a National Geographic film. We passed thousands of elk in the Elk Refuge and eventually hit the small town, full of cowboy bars, restaurants, shops, and galleries. We then drove another half […]

Yellowstone National Park


By Georgette Diamandis: Having two million acres to yourself is an indescribable feeling. OK, so there are a few crazy snowmobilers out there, but for the most part, this is serenity at its best. I went out to Yellowstone in mid-January, and although it was probably the coldest it ever gets (-43 degrees F at […]

Welcome To The Wilderness- Yellowstone National Park


By: Georgette Diamandis This week I leave Cody, Wyoming and head west through the incredible mountain scenery on Chief Joseph Highway to Cooke City, Montana, a former silver mining town. This drive is 80 miles from Cody to the gates of Yellowstone and has been called the most scenic drive in America by Teddy Roosevelt, […]

Explore The Wild West In Cody, Wyoming


By Georgette Diamandis Howdy and welcome to cowboy country! That’s right — we’re in Cody, Wyoming, the rodeo capital of the world. Historic downtown has its famous founder’s touch still on it with Buffalo Bill’s Irma Hotel and the super-wide streets he designed to turn his massive stagecoach and team of horses around. And after […]