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Top 10 Travel Therapy Tips To Beat Epic Airport Security Lines

Karen Schaler | Posted 05.18.2016 | Travel
Karen Schaler

I was back on the television show Inside Edition recently, as a travel expert, giving my Travel Therapy travel tips on how to survive the epic securit...

Aruba's Very Special Valentine's Gift

Karen Schaler | Posted 02.15.2016 | Travel
Karen Schaler

Forget the candy, Aruba is giving one lucky couple, getting married on Valentine's Day at the Empire State Building one very sweet wedding gift, a rom...

Romantic Hidden Gem Williamsburg in the Winter (VIDEO)

Karen Schaler | Posted 02.05.2016 | Travel
Karen Schaler

When a lot of people think of the Greater Williamsburg area of Virginia it's all about the extraordinary history and planning a family vacation, but t...

Sneak Peek: Aruba's 1st Restaurant Week & Top Foodie Finds (VIDEO)

Karen Schaler | Posted 09.29.2015 | Travel
Karen Schaler

I'm always looking for a foodie adventure and found the island of Aruba has one of the top culinary scenes in the Caribbean with more than 300 restaurants inspired by 90 on-island nationalities, making it a Travel Therapy favorite foodie find!

Top 25 Reasons to Visit Martinique Now (VIDEO)

Karen Schaler | Posted 08.26.2015 | Travel
Karen Schaler

One of the things I love about the French Caribbean island of Martinique is how it continues to surprised me with unique and affordable things to do.

British Columbia Unveils a Virtual Reality Travel Experience

Karen Schaler | Posted 02.08.2015 | Travel
Karen Schaler

This week I got to take a mind-blowing journey to breathtaking British Columbia, Canada, without ever leaving where I live in New York City.

Top Places to Stay, Eat & Explore in Turkey

Karen Schaler | Posted 09.24.2014 | Travel
Karen Schaler

Turkey is a Travel Therapy favorite destination offering so many unique, once-in-a-lifetime travel experiences. From the stunning scenery, the history...

Why We Should Think Of Travel As Therapy

The Philosophers' Mail | Posted 08.18.2014 | World

Nowadays we’re used to thinking of travel as the ‘fun’ bit of life, but enjoyment isn’t a reason why it shouldn’t also do some very serious ...

Bucket List Trips in Your Own Backyard

Karen Schaler | Posted 07.28.2014 | Travel
Karen Schaler

Trying to plan something special for my mom is a real challenge. We're opposite in so many ways. I travel around the world for a living doing my Trave...

10 Places to Go to in 2014

Triposo | Posted 02.10.2014 | Travel

Ready to plan your next vacation? Take a look at Triposo's list of where to go in 2014.

See a Natural Phenomenon in Lake Murray Country, SC

Karen Schaler | Posted 10.06.2013 | Travel
Karen Schaler

When I first got the call about covering a unique travel story in the Capital City Lake Murray Country region of South Carolina I admit at first it was hard to wrap my head around what was going on here.

WATCH: 'Everything Looked Perfect To The Outside World'

Posted 08.03.2013 | Divorce

Karen Schaler makes her living writing about how vacations can act as relationship therapy, but she knows firsthand that trips can also make it clear ...

Visit One of the Hippest Hotels in the World (VIDEO)

Karen Schaler | Posted 05.08.2013 | Travel
Karen Schaler


PHOTOS: The Christmas Capital Of Texas

Karen Schaler | Posted 02.23.2013 | Travel
Karen Schaler

There's even a life-sized Gingerbread House, made with real gingerbread and of course Santa Claus.

Inside the Canyon Ranch Hotel and Spa in Miami Beach

Karen Schaler | Posted 01.22.2013 | Travel
Karen Schaler


WATCH: Get Artsy In Edmonton

Karen Schaler | Posted 11.24.2012 | Travel
Karen Schaler

Known as one of the cultural capitals of Canada, the thriving city of Edmonton has this eclectic artsy vibe that makes it a fascinating yet still affordable place to visit.

WATCH: 15 Cool Things To Do In Edmonton

Karen Schaler | Posted 11.08.2012 | Travel
Karen Schaler

What I love about visiting Edmonton, the capital of Alberta, is all the different things you can do year-round that are not only unique but affordable!

Top Foodie Finds in Edmonton (VIDEO)

Karen Schaler | Posted 11.04.2012 | Travel
Karen Schaler

Edmonton, the capital of Alberta, Canada, is known as the Festival City, hosting more than thirty festivals every year, but when I visited I wanted to rename it the Foodie City because I was truly surprised by all the cool culinary finds!

WATCH: A New Type Of Four Seasons Restaurant

Karen Schaler | Posted 11.02.2012 | Travel
Karen Schaler

I hung out with Chef Jesse Hansen with the Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North in Arizona as he gave me a sneak peek at what we can expect by whipping up dozens of new signature dishes for me to try. Sometimes I really do love my job!

WATCH: Nip Tuck Vacations

Karen Schaler | Posted 10.30.2012 | Travel
Karen Schaler

The hot topic right now is what I call "Nip Tuck Vacations," in which people are going abroad in search of cheap plastic surgery in destinations where they can also get in a vacation at the same time.

WATCH: Embracing The VIP Experience At Seaworld

Karen Schaler | Posted 10.21.2012 | Travel
Karen Schaler

From the moment we arrived at SeaWorld we got to experience what being a VIP was all about and let me tell you it made for an incredible day and a memory we'll all cherish forever.

WATCH: A Great Cape Escape

Karen Schaler | Posted 09.29.2012 | Travel
Karen Schaler

On a return trip to Cape Cod, some of the top things to see and do in Chatham, Massachusetts.

New Spa Escape in Manhattan

Karen Schaler | Posted 09.24.2012 | New York
Karen Schaler

Cheers to The Surrey's new Cornelia Spa, where all the thoughtful little touches makes this spa experience one of my new favorites in New York City.

WATCH: Natural Fun In The Rhone Alps

Karen Schaler | Posted 09.18.2012 | Travel
Karen Schaler

Amazing culinary, blissful new spas, award winning wineries and world-class resorts, what's not to love about France's Rhone Alpes region?

Vive la France! Top French Chefs Share Their Culinary Secrets

Karen Schaler | Posted 09.13.2012 | Home
Karen Schaler

When I heard the French Rhone Alpes has more than sixty Michelin starred restaurants I knew this was a region I needed to check out for a Travel Therapy culinary vacation!