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Travel Tip: How You Can Participate in Wellness Tourism
Spa Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How You Can Participate in Wellness Tourism

One of the fastest-growing trends in travel is one you probably didn’t realize had a name. It’s called wellness tourism. The idea is to incorporate health into your travels, whether… Read More…

Travel Tip: How Safe is Your Pet Travel Carrier?
Car Travel / Travel Tips / Travel with Pets

Travel Tip: How Safe is Your Pet Travel Carrier?

It’s obvious that your pets need to be secured when driving. But just how safe is your pet travel carrier in a crash? A recent study from the Center for… Read More…

After Oil Spill, Are Santa Barbara’s Beaches Safe This Summer?
Beach Vacations / California / Family/Kids Travel / Summer

After Oil Spill, Are Santa Barbara’s Beaches Safe This Summer?

Santa Barbara is located just 95 miles north of Los Angeles (and a three-hour drive from LAX). On May 19, a land-based oil pipeline ruptured near Refugio State Beach, which… Read More…

Exploring Mindfulness, Meditation & Well Being at Miraval: Part 3
Spa Travel

Exploring Mindfulness, Meditation & Well Being at Miraval: Part 3

In part three of her series on the Miraval experience, TV producer and contributing writer Alexandra Gleysteen goes all in..unashamedly. Every spa has to deliver on some basic client expectations,… Read More…

Travel Tip: How Camping Has Entered Into the Sharing Economy
Summer / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How Camping Has Entered Into the Sharing Economy

In summer, camping and RV sites can fill up fast—sometimes weeks or months in advance. But by talking to the right people, you can find spaces that aren’t necessarily available… Read More…

Exploring Mindfulness, Meditation, & Well Being at Miraval: Part 2
Spa Travel

Exploring Mindfulness, Meditation, & Well Being at Miraval: Part 2

In Part 2 of her series about Miraval in Arizona, television producer and contributing writer Alexandra Gleysteen discovers the concept of mindfulness….and a new definition of wellness. Miraval is different… Read More…

Travel Tip: New Options for Dining A La Carte on Cruise Ships
Cruise Travel / Culinary Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New Options for Dining A La Carte on Cruise Ships

Cruise ships have come a long way from all-you-can-eat buffets, but those changes could cost you. Norwegian Cruise Line announced it’s introducing a la carte pricing. Starting on the Norwegian… Read More…

Exploring Mindfulness, Meditation & Well Being at Miraval: Part 1
Spa Travel

Exploring Mindfulness, Meditation & Well Being at Miraval: Part 1

Can a vacation really be transformative? The answer, of course, is conditional: You either need to be open to it; you need to have the time, or… you simply don’t have a… Read More…

How to Get Your Kids Outside While on Vacation This Summer
Family/Kids Travel / Summer

How to Get Your Kids Outside While on Vacation This Summer

Not sure how to get your kids outside during the summer—especially when you’re on vacation? Sometimes getting your kids to put down the electronic gadgets and go outside to play… Read More…

Travel Tip: Apps That Help You Order Food at the Airport
Airlines & Airports / Apps & Technology / Culinary Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Apps That Help You Order Food at the Airport

Amazingly enough, airport food is finally improving, and now it’s even easier to get that food without waiting in line. San Francisco airport just launched a new app called AirGrub…. Read More…

The Golden Opulence Sundae at Serendipity 3. Image Credit: Yelp Reviewer Carla E.
Culinary Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Where You Can Find the Most Expensive Ice Cream Sundaes

Dessert may be an indulgence, but what if it sets you back a thousand dollars—or more? At Serendipity 3 in New York, you have to order the Golden Opulence Sundae at least… Read More…