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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Used to be if you wanted to soak in a natural hot springs, you had to stumble onto one. Now, thanks to the internet and a spate of books overflowing with directions to these little-known springs, it's quite doable to plan.
'Tis the time of the year to reflect and project. I'm going to take my cue from the most famous management theorist of all time, Peter Drucker, adopt two practices into my professional and personal life.