Catching the Cannabis Wave in Travel

Cannabidiol or CBD, a hemp derivative emerging from recent relaxation of restrictions in marijuana laws in the U.S. and Canada, is now showing up in spas, on health shop shelves, in foods, teas, even lipsticks. A recent invitation to Glen Ivy Hot Springs in Corona, CA came with a chance to experience a CBD massage […]

Healthy Travel Hacks for Frequent Travelers

In this day of crowded skies and flash seat sale to destinations across the globe, people are traveling a lot – often more than they would like. This is especially true for business travelers and Baby Boomers. But for all that traveling studies show subtle rewards for it in the form of boosted productivity and […]

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Death Valley: Stars, Star Wars & Strange Sybaritics

  There may be much to say about a 3.3 million-acre national park harboring destinations with names like “Badwater” and “Devil’s Golf Course”. But such natural oases of frontier life are rare these days and have much to offer to those adventurous enough to leave the safety of neon and traffic and travel to where […]

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Best Bets in Bangkok for Thai Massage Treats

While Bangkok offers all the film-quality intrigue of steamy, crowded streets, exotic foods and seductive shopping opportunities, it also offers a buffet of treats for tired bodies through a surfeit of spas. These can range from impromptu storefront set-ups to eye-popping palaces of sensual splendor, but they will all be sure to offer one primary […]

Transformative Trips: 6 Trends for Wellness Travel

By Bill Becken, MultiView In an increasingly chaotic world it is not surprising that wellness travel should be the fastest-growing sector of the travel industry. According to a study by the Florida-based Global Wellness Institute, travelers are spending more than $500 million on wellness trips, comprising some 15 percent of the global travel pie.

Travel Stocking Stuffers – Wrap ‘em Up

Santa in the Desert Imagine a Christmas Eve fantasy come to life, complete with holiday dinner served in-person by Santa’s merry elves, plus $2,000 in shopping mad money, a private movie screening just for friends and family, bedtime stories with cookies and milk presented by the elves, a private breakfast with Santa, a keepsake family […]