Wellness

Napa’s Meadowood is a Beacon for Luxury Wellness

Tucked into the hillside off of the famed Silverado Trail, Meadowood Resort blends seamlessly and sublimely into its oak and redwood tree-studded terrain. Secluded, romantic, and preternaturally posh, the resort, despite suffering…

Monterey Plaza Hotel is a Dining and Spa Destination

Featuring a world famous aquarium, gorgeous bay and ocean views, and of course the John Steinbeck-memorialized Cannery Row, Monterey attracts tourists from all over the world who are lured by the region’s…

Winter, Wine, and Wellness

Head to the Meritage Resort and Spa for some R&R. The beginning of the year for much of the U.S. means frigid temperatures, puffy coats, seeing one’s breath while speaking, and snowplows,…

Funk Zone Flair: Santa Barbara’s Hotel Californian

One of Santa Barbara’s most popular regions is its Funk Zone, the ocean-adjacent industrial district in which creatives have fashioned a distinctive borough filled with wine tasting rooms, restaurants, art galleries, and…

Experiencing The Power of The Blue Zone

Disconnect to reconnect at Costa Rica’s Punta Islita     The morning’s clouds opened, and the sun’s reflection cast vibrant rainbows throughout the Costa Rican sky. Perched atop a horse named Rabbit,…

Finding Beauty Beyond Boundaries

Dr. Karen Horton shares her life’s triumph through her family’s tribulations     For Karen Horton, M.D., relocating to San Francisco was an American dream come true. The Toronto-born surgeon had heard…

Beauty From the Vine: Vinotherapy Help for the Skin

And you thought wine was for sipping?  As it turns out there’s another use for wine good enough to turn a few heads. It’s called Vinotherapy. Redefining happy hour, the practice doesn’t…

Find Summer Wellness at Rosewood Sand Hill

Don’t let the business park façade mislead. Rosewood Sand Hill, though situated within the heart of Silicon Valley’s line-up of venture capital offices, is all about rest, relaxation, and rejuvenation. Located on…

Reålea Skincare

Men and women discover natural, alchemical skin care From work outdoors to weekends at the beach, the blazing sun and harsh elements take a toll on the skin. While women are more…

Country-Chic: Forestville’s Farmhouse Inn & Restaurant 

Sonoma County is one of California’s most diverse regions. Within a short drive, one can pass through vineyard covered hillsides, redwood forests, and riverbeds while headed to the crashing surf of the…

11 Haute Retreats for Every Wellness Venture

Wellness is a globally desired state of being, so why not take the wellness quest global? Whether your wellness pursuits entail rejuvenating recreational activity, or the healing of mind, body, and soul,…

Water 101: Lessons from a water sommelier

Water sommelier? That’s not a typo. That’s a thing. Indeed, Martin Riese, seen on Good Morning America, Conan O’Brien, CNN, and NPR among other key media outlets, has a degree in water.…

Sylvan Serenity: Sensei Lana’i, a Four Seasons Resort

To fully express the characteristics of Sensei Lāna’i, it helps to explain what the Hawaiian resort is not. Though located within the tropical isles, Sensei Lāna’i is far from the beach. Though…