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Tara Fass | Posted 06.22.2016 | Travel
Tara Fass

The urge to cast a wide net across the world and reel in travel experiences remains strong. Travel is one of the most powerful ways to leave one's comfort zone in a calculated way and be transformed for the better.

How To Find And Enjoy The Hot Springs In Italy

La Dolce Vita | Jessica Kane | Posted 05.26.2016 | Travel

This is the only kind of vacation where the well-being you get is multiplied to the nth degree. All it takes is a few days—even just a long weekend...

Winter Activities in Park City, Utah

Kiley Smith | Posted 02.29.2016 | Travel
Kiley Smith

Perhaps the most famous of Park City's winter attractions, the Sundance Film Festival is truly an event for the ages.

Hot Springs National Park: The American Spa

Stefanie Payne | Posted 02.29.2016 | Travel
Stefanie Payne

Wellness - noun - The state or condition of being in good physical and mental health. "Valley of the Vapors" in Hot Springs National Park. | Image c...

Why You Need to See This Alpine Town Filled With Abandoned Hotels

How Far From Home | Posted 02.02.2016 | Travel
How Far From Home

Travel is a strange thing. Every new place you visit leaves an impression on you. Sometimes, it's filled with hidden gems that blow you away, turning you into a renegade travel ambassador, selflessly promoting this new place you've found.

Five Reasons to Visit Santa Fe Now

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 12.15.2015 | Travel
Andrea R. Vaucher

I can never get enough of the fall, especially during the extravagant spectacle that plays out as the leaves burst brightly into flame. This year an i...

Japan's Hidden Gems: Kyushu, Hot Springs, Tea Ceremony and Sumo Wrestling

David Code | Posted 12.11.2015 | Travel
David Code

One of the fondest memories of my three years living in Japan was a hot springs pool in the mountains. My Tokyo girlfriend took me to a quaint old ...

The Top 10 Most Relaxing Hot Springs in America

The Outbound Collective | Posted 10.02.2015 | Travel
The Outbound Collective

With the crisp air of autumn, can you imagine a better way to spend the afternoon than relaxing in a hot springs pool surrounded by beautiful scenery? We can't either. Check out this list of America's most relaxing hot springs and prepare to unwind.

16 Idyllic Hot Springs for You to Relax In

The Outbound Collective | Posted 07.20.2016 | Travel
The Outbound Collective

Can you think of a better way to revitalize yourself than soaking in a natural hot springs in the great outdoors? Neither can we. Here are 16 hot springs that are ideal for that much needed rest and relaxation.

8 Colorado Hot Springs in 8 Days

Tara Fass | Posted 07.15.2016 | Travel
Tara Fass

The partaking of Colorado's geothermic gems is no longer on my mind's back burner as it had been there for too many years. This June found me soaking en chapeau in hot spring-hugging meadows dotted with wildflowers and lilacs in bloom; views of snow-capped Rocky Mountains in the distance.

8 Unique Spa Treatments You've Probably Never Heard of (and Where to Find Them)

Oyster | Posted 05.12.2015 | Travel
Oyster

A deep, cleansing facial or classic Swedish massage are great go-to spa treatments, but some spas have much more unique offerings.

The World's Shortest St. Patrick's Day Parade

The GypsyNesters | Posted 05.11.2015 | Travel
The GypsyNesters

We love a parade -- and anything world's shortest, longest, biggest, or smallest. So bright and early on March 17th, we motored into the heart of "The Valley of The Vapors" and staked a claim on a spot to watch the compacted cavalcade.

Soak in These Amazing Geothermal Hot Spots

SmarterTravel | Posted 01.24.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

These destinations, where the earth's crust breaks open with bubbling mud, gushing hot springs, and steamy vapors, are gorgeous places to exhale.

An Enchanting Road Trip to New Mexico's Hot Springs

Christine Buckley | Posted 09.09.2014 | Travel
Christine Buckley

Perhaps that's why a recent hot spring themed five day road trip through the State of New Mexico, the Land of Enchantment, has left me daydreaming about when I can go back to explore more.

The Fabled Montropolis Is Found: Jackson Hole

Richard Bangs | Posted 09.08.2014 | Travel
Richard Bangs

After traveling to metropolises and micropolises (populations between 10,000 and 50,000) around the world, this place seems different, something evolved to a higher plane, but what?

Only The 'Elite' Monkeys Can Enjoy These Japanese Hot Springs

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 06.11.2014 | Green

In the high mountain ranges of northern Japan, some unexpected individuals are enjoying the spa life. Watch the video above to see these cool macaque ...

Getting Naked With Strangers: The Baths of Baden-Baden

Susan Kraus | Posted 05.14.2014 | Travel
Susan Kraus

I realized that somewhere between pool #7 and pool #10 I'd forgotten I was naked. I was just a body among bodies. Big bodies, trim bodies, 30-something to 70-something bodies. Nothing special. No shame, no glory. No big deal.

Atotonilco, Mexico -- High Art, Folk Art, Hot Springs, Food!

Barbara Falconer Newhall | Posted 03.11.2014 | Travel
Barbara Falconer Newhall

If you're planning a trip to San Miguel de Allende, be sure to budget a day at the nearby town of Atotonilco. Here are four solid reasons to make the trip.

8 Zen Spots We'd Do Anything To Visit Right Now

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 09.12.2013 | Travel

Because on certain Thursdays, you just want to get away from it all more than usual. Whether made by man or Mother Nature, these calming retreats ...

Snowden-Inspired Lessons From an Icelandic Hot Spring

Janis Powers | Posted 10.01.2013 | World
Janis Powers

Two weeks ago, I waded into the opalescent azure water of the Blue Lagoon geothermal spa in Iceland. This outdoor hot spring, about the size of two fo...

11 Unbelievable Bodies Of Water

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.20.2013 | Travel

It's pretty hard to beat sitting lakefront or on the beach, enjoying the serene setting and beautiful views. But how about swimming in rainbow-col...

Tokyo's Odaiba : Do It Gundam Style

Gail Nakada | Posted 06.05.2013 | Travel
Gail Nakada

Odaiba on the other side of Tokyo's Rainbow Bridge is an island of food and fun with the added perk of great views of the city, including Tokyo Tower and Sky Tree. But for Japan Fan Boys and Fan Girls, there's way more to it than that.

PHOTOS: 10 Thermal Springs

Cheapflights | Posted 04.24.2013 | Travel
Cheapflights

Whether you're looking to ease the aches and pains of a hard day on the slopes or simply after a bit of relaxation, a trip to a thermal spring will rejuvenate the senses.

PHOTOS: Visit Mother Nature's Spas

Posted 01.11.2013 | Travel

According to the U.S. Travel Association, "leisure has been found to contribute to overall well-being by helping people maintain both their physical a...

5 Winter Destinations For Non-Skiers

Shermans Travel | Posted 01.06.2013 | Travel
Shermans Travel

When those big, fat flakes start falling, it's time to pull all the warm clothes out of storage and get ready for some winter activities. But if you're not a skier, there's no need to feel left out.