Jerry Seinfeld famously joked that the only goal of scuba diving is to “not die.” Despite the risk, however, there are millions of devotees worldwide who believe the access this extreme sport provides to extraordinary underwater landscapes and the interaction it enables with the unusual sea creatures who populate the ocean’s depths make the experience worth the risks. Deep dive into these 13 unbelievable scuba destinations below.
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Lately, many of the buzziest healthy-foodie staples taking over your Instagram feed (hello, unicorn latte) are coming from one place: New York. Yep, the city that never sleeps doesn’t skip a meal—and a dizzying number of them are superfood-boosted,...
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These days, it seems that everything your great-grandparents took for granted—think homegrown herbs or being “unplugged“—is now a trend, a conscious choice adopted en masse in order to restore balance to busy lifestyles. Among the bygone pastimes garnering major buzz as of late is forest bathing, i.e. walking around in the woods, which borrows from the Japanese tradition of shinrin-yoku.
San Francisco is an innovative, weird, beautiful, dirty, wonderful place. It’s one of the most eclectic and scenic cities in the country, and one of the healthiest, too. Mindfulness, sustainability, and organics are a big part of its culture, which m...
There are many draws to a mountainside skiing getaway, obviously including practicing the aforementioned snow sport. But, don’t forget beautiful snow-blanketed chalets, après-skiwear, and the opportunity to re-create *that* scene from Dumb and Dumber. Plus, in your regular day-to-day life, it’s not so easy to just go skiing whenever you want—and that reality adds a bit of magic to the whole thing.
If you’re looking for the perfect fall playground for an active, outdoor getaway, you can’t do better than Burlington, Vermont. Perched on the shores of Lake Champlain, Burlington is ringed by mountains—New York’s Adirondacks and Vermont’s Green Moun...
When you’re surrounded by unbelievably blue water, snowy white sand, and palm trees practically dropping coconuts straight into your hands, it can be hard to pull yourself away from paradise to work out in the hotel gym. But fortunately, the concept of #fitspo is understood by a growing number of hoteliers (and their architects)—and a handful have designed the exercise centers of their resorts to be extensions of the gorgeous surrounding environs.
Less than an hour’s drive north of San Francisco, California’s wine country has a lot more to offer than just drinking rosé all day. “If you live in Napa, that’s not what you’re doing,” says local April Gargiulo, founder of natural skin-care brand Vi...
To borrow a line from Will Smith, Miami is known as the place where the heat is on. As in fiery temperatures (obviously), but also sizzling fashion, cars, beaches—the whole shebang. Not so surprising: The city’s wellness scene is lit, too. From whit...
These days more and more women are traveling—whether or not they’ve got a partner in tow. And why not? Flying solo can be empowering and transformative, and can teach you some surprising things about both yourself and the world around you. As someone who took her first trip alone last month to Italy, I can vouch for how absolutely unbelievable the experience can be. Something else it was as well? Pretty intimidating. “It’s normal to be nervous and scared,” says Nadine Sykora, a travel blogger
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