International Destinations

A Decade and a Half of Decadence

Celebrating the 15th anniversary of the Cayman Cookout Over 15 years ago, on a balmy evening in the Caribbean, the esteemed 3-Michelin-starred chef, Eric Ripert, found inspiration on the steps of the…

Ananda in the Himalayas Launches New Fertility Enhancement Program

Globally acclaimed wellness retreat, Ananda in the Himalayas, launches the Fertility Enhancement Program, the newest wellness program offered for 2024.  With approximately 1 in 6 of adults worldwide planning conception experiencing infertility,…

Istria Undiscovered: A wonderland hidden in plain sight

At first impression, Istria’s rustic charm leads one to believe it is the quintessential diamond in the rough. A place where, after a few precise cuts are made and a healthy polish applied, the truly magnificent gem within will be realized. But first impressions invariably give way to the second, third, and fourth. When seen from the inside, one recognizes the Croation peninsula of Istria for what it truly is: a brilliant and sophisticated jewel hidden in plain sight on the Adriatic coast. It is an ancient land, rich in history, dotted with picturesque towns, and blessed with a verdant coastline bordered by the clear blue sea. 

Gifts for Change: These gifts shift gears

At a time when many of us feel increasingly listless, lost, or stuck, despite our successes or so-called perfect lives, perhaps the gift to ask for (or to generously give) isn’t a…

Ah, Zermatt: An Elegant Stay in the Shadow of the Matterhorn

If you get the chance to book a mountain view room or suite at the Grand Hotel Zermatterhof, grab it, because when they say “view,” they’re not kidding. First-time guests may be…

The Best Places to Go in 2024 for Every Interest

Travel is all about self-discovery and while destinations may appeal to one person for specific reasons, there’s an abundance of eye-opening journeys to be explored for every interest. For art lovers to…

Las Catalinas Announces the Opening of La Rambla in late 2024

Las Catalinas announces La Rambla, a new beachside commercial center in Costa Rica. Set to open in November 2024, La Rambla spans 67,800 square feet across five buildings along Calle Las Catalinas. …

Ready to Waltz? Vienna’s Ball Season Awaits

Today, more than 450 balls take place in Austria’s capital, an imperial city awash in haunting architecture, prodigious museums, and its own urban wine region. I’ve danced at one of Vienna’s fairytale…

Ananda in The Himalayas Brings Back Wellbeing And Spiritual Retreats

“From Doing to Being” Vedanta Master Class Series is a complimentary add-on to any 7-night program Award-winning destination spa and wellness retreat Ananda in the Himalayas brings back their series of programs centered on spiritual…

Travel Inspiration for National Wellness Month and Beyond

August is National Wellness Month, and more and more people are rethinking what wellbeing means to them and prioritizing trips that focus on health and wellness. Here are a few wellness experiences…

World’s Longest Lunch & Brunch

Melbourne Food & Wine 2023.    The mosaic of cultures in Melbourne, Australia has over 100 ethnicities, nationalities, and heritages, starting with its original indigenous inhabitants. Victoria’s capital city is a confluence…

Las Catalinas Introduces Two New High-Tech Treatments

Center of Joy offers alternative therapies to address longevity and health The popularity of wellness travel continues to gain momentum worldwide and while some still seek more traditional yoga retreats and fitness…

Hilton Los Cabos & The AltaMar Experience

When I was a young girl, my brothers and I would delight in exploring the hotels in which my family vacationed. We’d check into our room, throw our small suitcases into the…

Treat Yourself: These Spa Treatments Combat Sun Damage

No matter how wide-brimmed our hats and shadow-seeking our intentions, most of us will have managed to get more sun this summer than anticipated. Cumulative over our lifetime, sun damage takes a…