Wellness Around the World: 4 Inspiring Experiences

by Jamie Edwards Self-care is a term receiving much attention lately. And rightly so. We are emerging from our cocoons after a long year of hibernation. What better time to take care of ourselves from the inside out? Strengthening our mental and physical …

5 of my Favorite Fabulous Hotels in Los Angeles

by Eric Hrubant When people say they’re going to LA for the weekend, they’re likely not going to downtown Los Angeles (not that there’s anything wrong if they did!), but likely escaping to the prominent destinations of Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, Santa Monica, …

Botswana is the Magic Kingdom

by Jamie Edwards There is no sound I can think of that compares to that of the African bush. Silence. Almost complete silence, except for the distant (and sometimes not so distant) roar of a lion, the slow, steady, padded thump of an …

The Four Seasons Punta Mita is the ‘Perfect’ Resort

by Jamie Edwards I love traveling to hidden, off-the-beaten-path, inaccessible, far-flung destinations. I love hotels that are boutique in size, blend seamlessly into the environment, and whose entrances are easily passed unnoticed. The Four Seasons Punta Mita is not one of those places. …

Capital Charm in Reykjavík, Iceland

by Jamie Edwards   ‘Are you going to the Blue Lagoon?’   This was undoubtedly the first question everyone asked me before my trip to Iceland. It would lead one to think that it is the only place worth seeing in the entire …

Ten Reasons to Love Summer in Stowe, Vermont

by Jamie Edwards When I was a teenager, my parents built a house in Stowe, Vermont to escape the hot New Jersey summers, and enjoy the ski slopes of Mt. Mansfield. Since I would typically visit during the winter, my view of Stowe …

My First International Trip

by Amy Brueckner Well, I have a lot to live up to after reading about Esther and Robyn’s first international trips.  There will be no chicken impersonations, no famous rock bands, no machine guns, and no hiking (heaven forbid!).  But there will be …

Cartagena is the Night Circus

by Jamie Edwards “It rained for four years, eleven months, and two days.” — Gabriel García Márquez So wrote Gabriel García Márquez, in his Nobel Prize winning novel, One Hundred Years of Solitude and single-handedly introduced magical realism, the writing style that normalizes …