philly weekend getaway
Have you ever traveled to a nearby city for a quick getaway, without really putting much thought or planning into it? With a little cursory knowledge of a city, I tend to treat these types of escapes more like “stay-cations”, sometimes overlooking key sites or activities that deserve consideration. Spontaneity
Pennsylvania, USA  
healing vacation madrid
WHY YOU NEED A HEALING VACATION What is a “healing vacation”? Wellness travel can be described as any form of holiday that is designed to help you maintain or improve your well-being. The primary goal of a healing vacation package is self-care, be it physical, mental, emotional, spiritual or all
Destinations, Experiences, Get Started
fitness fun fantastic places cruises
From AMA Waterways Blog | Kristin’s Blog Last June I introduced you to Selina, AmaWaterways certified Sports Scientist who was on the AmaLyra developing our Wellness Program. March finds her busier than ever as she prepares to launch our Wellness Program on six ships – AmaCerto, AmaPrima, AmaSonata, AmaLyra, AmaDante and AmaDolce. Selina and our Operations team in Basel
Cruise, Europe
free or discounted tickets in NYC
I love the theater and live music events. There are so many options here in the Big Apple, and finding free or discounted tickets in NYC has become a full-time hobby. Live TV audience opportunities, Broadway lotteries and rush seat alerts have become my pastime, and, despite recent disappointments, my
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ashtanga yoga
I’ve been back in New York for three weeks now, and have yet to document my recent trip to southern India to attend a 200-hour yoga teacher training (YTT). This is probably because I am still trying to characterize and make sense of it. Now, mulling it over, I ask myself,
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fire ceremony
The program begins and ends the same, with a fire ceremony. We all wear white, and take turns tossing in offerings of fresh herbs to purge our negativity while our leader, Sachin, feeds the flames with ghee (clarified butter) and balsa wood. Our wrists are tied with red and yellow threaded bands, worn by
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northern lights iceland house by the ocean
Iceland house by the Ocean through Airbnb, a review Even before we arrived in Kjósarhreppur, the base for our Iceland House by the Ocean, Jóna was helpful providing the coordinates to her home located North east of Reykjavik. If you’re using Google maps to find your way, I recommend skipping locating
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rock & roll hall fame rolling stone fifty year exhibit
The only reason I ever considered visiting Cleveland was to see the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Period. It turns out there was a lot more going on the weekend we visited this down-but-not-out city. Still struggling economically after the Great Recession, Cleveland ranks as the number two economically distressed city
eiffel tower paris france
Paris is undeniably one of the most beautiful cities in the world, a destination that is on almost everyone’s list of must-sees.  I am fortunate to have visited the City of Lights on three different occasions, an enviable status, I suppose. Despite my love of the city’s architecture, rich culture
Destinations, Europe, France
San francisco over 40 - Land's End Trail
Exploring the popular sights of #San Francisco can still be exciting but more challenging for #travelersover40, given the city’s topography and diverse #popculture. Here are some tips to make it easier to get around the city and find the right mix of fun and #adventure for your particular interests and
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