If there’s one thing we can all agree on when it comes to on-board dissatisfaction, it’s that the quality of food tends to be lacking. A recent survey found that many US Airlines lack healthy food when it comes to on-board meal services.
Raise your hand if you need a vacation! With winter on the way, it’s officially time to start fantasizing about your next getaway. While there’s nothing like an all-inclusive resort, it’s easy to leave those trips a few pounds heavier than you were before. (We blame the buffets.) That’s why we’re all about the seemingly endless number of new retreats emphasizing fitness over feasting.
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While there, I got the chance to spend time with Gaia’s visionary founder and CEO, Ric Scalzo, and the company’s medicinal-herb educator and consultant, Mary Bove, ND. Needless to say, I geeked out over the organic-farming practices and rhapsodic descriptions of the medicinal plants.
Know for its superior skiing, Colorado is equally glorious in the warmer months. (Photos: Lindsey Calla) This summer I spent a few days in a mountainous haven nestled in the Vail Valley. I was at the Ritz Carlton Bachelor Gulch, where I had the opportunity to experience the Rockies without layers of snow covering up the natural beauty of the area —or layers of clothes protecting my body. I’ve only been to the area in the winter to ski, so I was pumped to be able to hike the trails and discover all of the amazing activities available during the warmer months. I took a hike with the resident naturalist, Ranger Jackie, and her gorgeous Bernese mountain dog Belle (who is huge at only 9 months old). Jackie introduced me to Colorado’s indigenous plants that have medicinal uses or can be made into natural beauty remedies.
The author practicing yoga in Dorado Beach. (Photos: Lindsey Calla) The definition of a sanctuary is a place of refuge or safety; a nature reserve. Which makes sense because it’s in nature that true peace exists, and I’ll follow the trade winds as far as necessary to find it. Recently, that pursuit took me to Dorado Beach, a gorgeous little enclave only 45 minutes outside of San Juan, Puerto Rico.