The Road Trip: is there any more iconic American way to travel? The open road, a great playlist and, of course, a buddy. It’s the latter, though — the travel companion — that can really affect the journey, for better or worse. That’s why it’s very important to consider who you want to bring along […]
The summer months are filled with an abundance of healthy getaway options. Why not turn it into one big summer Friday? We’ve said it before: Wellness tourism is reaching all-time highs. What better way to reboot, recharge, and learn some “endless summer,” self-care techniques to keep you going until your next vacation? Workshops, retreats, and […]
For many years, I was a professional traveler. I worked at a travel magazine and, so, it was essential to always find the latest and greatest places—and then narrow down where to eat, stay, and play with an aficionado’s precision. If it sounds glamorous, well, it was—sort of. The problem, though, was that when you’re […]
Enter your email to download Tips for the Fearless Female Traveler from Lonely Planet’s Solo Travel Handbook, and get ready for the trip of your life. Back in my 20s, I had what many would consider a dream job. I was a staff writer and editor for a national travel magazine. This meant that I […]
When I travel, I aim for the unordinary—an absolute removal from my everyday routine. I also seek locations that compete with the outermost reaches of my imagination. It is vital to see, touch, taste, hear, and inhale never encountered moments. New experiences enhance your perspective and shape humanity. Exploring the epic beauty of Alberta, Canada […]
Wellness tourism is booming. According to the Global Wellness Institute, the travel sector accounts for well over $500 billion of the world’s wellness economy. The travel industry has responded to our thirst for enhanced R&R with a surge in dedicated hotels, outdoor adventures, retreats, and festivals. More people than ever, nearly 700 million annually — […]
Since I lived in a small rural town, there was just one bookstore, but I fondly remember visiting it. My dad would peruse the magazines while I hung out in the children’s section. But it wasn’t until I was 12 that I experienced my first real love affair with a bookstore.