COVER FEATURE: Treasuring China

Yangtze River CruiseFrom America’s Grand Canyon to China’s Gorges, the author cruises and compares two mighty rivers, the lands, and the peoples they nourish. Read More »


November 16, 2014 @ 10:00 am – March 15, 2015 @ 5:00 pm

Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy.
The Denver Art Museum (DAM) will host the world-exclusive exhibition of Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century, featuring stunning jewelry, timepieces, and precious objects created between 1900 and 1975. Read More »

Featured Destination: The 1968 Exhibit

Featured Destination
History Colorado Center, 1200 Broadway, Denver.
The 1968 Exhibit brings to life this pivotal American year through photographs, artifacts, vintage pop culture items and interactive. Explore the exhibit and see the events that changed Colorado and America forever.
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Cruise Persona
Discover your cruise persona

Learn what key questions to ask to find the right cruise for you. Read More »

Paleo Food
Gunpowder & tobacco

The menu options at The Fort Restaurant in Morrison harken back to the restaurant’s inspiration—19th century Bent’s Old Fort near La Junta. Bonds between the two destinations grow stronger with each new (historic) recipe. Read More »

Cycling the Big Island
Cycling the Big Island

Anyone on a bike can discover old volcanic structures, fragrant flowers and fruit fresher than anything available back home.
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Distant Cousins
Online Feature: Distant cousins

Aspen and Leadville started as mining camps, grew rich and famous in the gilded Silver Age, and collapsed when silver was demonetized. As Aspen atrophied, Leadville boomed, but mining and history still bound the two cities like family—until Aspen abandoned smelters for skis. Read More »

Culturally nourishing
Colorado First: Culturally nourishing

Hiding in plain sight across Colorado are eateries that reward diners with more than just a good meal and a nice atmosphere. They are culturally rewarding spots that offer a safe, tasty glimpse into other peoples, languages, and places.
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Editors Note

EnCompass received an award recently from the American Legion of Colorado, for the article “Colorado Veteran’s Memorials” (November-December 2014). It seems odd to us, though, that those who risked their lives should honor us. We’ll return the favor and suggest that you visit a Veterans Memorial near you.
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