Author Archives: Norman Howe

Norman Howe

About Norman Howe

As the President and CEO of the world’s premier active travel company, Norman Howe keeps one hand on the pulse of the travel business and one hand firmly on the handlebars of his bike. As a columnist for The Slow Road, he draws equally from his decades in the travel industry and his passion for the open road.

B&R Partners with XOJET

Like B&R, our new friends at XOJET never wanted to be the biggest company in the world—just the best. more…

B&R Teams with World Monuments Fund

I have a confession. While we at B&R firmly believe that the open road is better with company, I have to admit that we’re discerning about the company we keep. more…

Where to Stay:
Iceland Hotels

After my most recent trip, I was delighted to discover a series of Iceland hotels that capture the country’s primordial presence. more…

Icelanders: A Historic, Nordic Cool

Iceland has long occupied a unique position in in the cartography of my travel imagination—not only is it a stepping stone on the way to Europe, but for me personally, a stepping stone to my past. more…

48 Hours in Iceland

Iceland is a primordial landscape that approximates what the world must have felt like when it was first being born. more…

A Weekend in Paris, Part II

Paris is a city built for walking, and the best place to indulge in the peripatetic pleasures is in the meandering streets of the Marias. more…

A Weekend in Paris, Part I

Whenever I visit our European headquarters in Burgundy, I always add on a weekend in Paris to explore the city and to indulge my culinary appetites. more…

A Weekend in Paris, Part III

Paris is a city that constantly evolves, and I’m always looking for new ways to experience it. more…

Utah Adventuring: A Stroke of Genius

Its ski hills may be legendary, but on a recent family trip I found that when it comes to outdoor adventures, Utah has much more to offer. more…

A Few Lessons in
Family Travel

The first thing I learned about family travel to Europe is that matching the destination with the configuration of your family matters. more…

India: Experiential and Extraordinary

India is an extraordinary, life changing destination for family travel. It is a destination that fully envelops you and will wow you at every turn. more…

Augusta Masters Golf

Here at B&R, we recently managed to secure an additional allocation of patron’s badges, the most coveted (and difficult to find) ticket in sports, and so we are able to offer some additional spots on our upcoming 2012 departures. more…


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