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The Best Packing List for a Blissful Wellness Trip

Sometimes, you need to take a vacation designed to truly get away from it all. Wellness trips offer the chance to indulge in yoga, spa treatments, nature hikes, and clean eating, so you can return to the real world rested and recharged. But before you bliss out completely, you have to pack. Don’t worry, we…

8 Affordable Wellness Retreats

Now hear this: Wellness isn’t just for well-to-do one-percenters. Increasingly, self-care has become accessible to everyone, whether that’s through a free meditation app or a bike-share program. But there’s one aspect of health and wellness that still feels reserved for the ultra-rich — the restorative getaway. Plenty of seasoned travelers think that a sunny, unplugged…

51 Tips for Dealing With Travel Anxiety

That flip in your stomach. Those sweaty palms. The feeling when your breath catches. Anxiety has a way of making itself known even when you’re trying to tamp it down. And as much as we wish our vacations were just a blissed-out state of poolside mimosas, hammock time, and touring majestic sights, we know there’s…

8 Incredible Hot Springs Resorts in California

California likely conjures up images of sunny beaches, beautiful vineyards, and of course, Hollywood. All-natural, mineral-filled hot springs might not make the list, but it’s true — the Golden State is home to many geothermal areas. Even better, plenty of hotels use these therapeutic waters to supply the pools and spas on their grounds. To…

All the Products You Need to Keep Your Skin Safe on a Tropical Vacation

So you’re going to the tropics! Farewell meeting pop-ups, hello beach palapas and pineapple-slice-topped mai tais. But before you put your feet up, you’ve got to nail down your sun care plan. This is your tropical getaway, and damaging free radicals, premature aging, and painful sunburns are not invited. Take a look at our most…

The Best New Travel Products of 2018

Traveling is exciting, but it sure can bring challenges every step of the way. Great gear can make all the difference. Here are 13 brand-new products (thank you, 2018) designed to de-hassle the travel experience, whether that means staying connected with hiking buddies while off the grid or just trying to get that sand out…

7 Countries With the Highest Life Expectancy

Eat more greens. Drink less booze. Exercise every day. There are many things we do to stay healthy and (hopefully) live longer. And thanks to this combination of a healthy diet, increased activity, and high-quality healthcare, residents of some countries can expect — on average — to live longer than others. The World Economic Forum’s…