By Melanie Haiken on October 5, 2015
From gold to salts to fossils, the rugged ridges and steep-sided canyons of Death Valley still hold many of the secrets early settlers sought to protect.
By Melanie Haiken on September 25, 2015
With the hills green and barns full of calves, lambs and baby goats, early spring is the perfect time to take a tour of Sonoma County’s artisanal cheesemakers.
By Melanie Haiken on March 24, 2015
Whether you want to reboot your health, lose weight, or heal a chronic condition, the first ever five-day wellness immersion retreat at the Four Seasons Wailea in Maui promises results.
By Melanie Haiken on February 4, 2015
With its all year banana belt climate and car-free culture, Santa Barbara is perfect for an anytime active getaway.
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By Melanie Haiken on December 15, 2014
A specialized form of hydrotherapy popular in Europe, Greece, and the Middle East, thalassotherapy has come to Mexico at this high-end imported spa in Ixtapa.
By Melanie Haiken on December 9, 2014
Whether you want to try your hand at falconry, go a round of golf, or hike the highland moors, Scotland’s historic rail resorts are heaven for those who can’t sit still.
By Melanie Haiken on November 20, 2014
Rancho La Puerto, the original wellness and fitness retreat, still offers an incomparable experience for those seeking the fountain of youth.
By Melanie Haiken on October 22, 2014
Who knew the Windy City was best scene by bike? With free pick-up and drop-off services, bike tourism has taken Chicago by storm.
By Melanie Haiken on August 21, 2014
There’s nothing like jumping off the rocks into a cold, clear swimming hole for experiencing the essence of summer.
By Melanie Haiken on July 20, 2014
Long known for its relaxed atmosphere and gorgeous setting just outside of Yosemite National Park, Tenaya Lodge has now added a wellness-themed spa to its list of luxuries.