Living the Luxe Life

When I first developed a taste for travel, I was always drawn to third world countries. In fact, my friends and I had a saying, “If you can drink the water, it isn’t worth going there.” Needless to say, I’ve...

Stranded in Tahiti

In Papeete, Tahiti, I found myself in a similar situation when I found myself stranded at the airport with no cell phone or francs to my name. Relying on the kindness of strangers, I asked one of the staff members...

Stood Up in India

Although travel is in my blood, and I can’t think of anyplace I wouldn’t want to visit, there are still certain destinations that inspire more trepidation than others. India was one of those places I was somewhat hesitant to visit...

Adventures in Babysitting

At a romantic resort in Italy’s lake district, language difficulties made my job irrelevant. Instead, my single status somehow made me the ideal babysitter. While relaxing with a book on a lounge chair overlooking Lake Garda, I suddenly found myself...

Honeymoon for One

Working at a spa magazine definitely has its perks. However, it’s not all Champagne facials and caviar creams. Oftentimes, it’s more like a honeymoon for one. In year’s past, I’ve traveled to the Riviera Maya in Mexico, Bora Bora in...