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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 histo...

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
Triposo

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

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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

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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!

WATCH: Adventures In Chiang Mai, Thailand

Karen Schaler | Posted 09.01.2012 | Travel
Karen Schaler

What I really love about Chiang Mai is all the different things you can do from cooking schools and elephant treks to visiting colorful markets and world-class spas.

WATCH: Braving A Wild Ropes Course In Arizona

Karen Schaler | Posted 09.01.2012 | Travel
Karen Schaler

I'm always up for a challenge so when I heard about the new high ropes challenge course at Canyon Ranch in Tucson, Arizona, I was excited to give it a...

WATCH: Anguilla's Nearly Perfect Beaches

Karen Schaler | Posted 01.03.2013 | Travel
Karen Schaler

Anguilla's beaches are among the best in the world.

Tasty Island Cuisine Perfect For Foodies (VIDEO)

Karen Schaler | Posted 08.18.2012 | Travel
Karen Schaler

I've always found one of the challenges of vacationing on a tropical island is finding food that's even half as inspiring as the scenery, so I was really surprised on a recent trip to find some world-class restaurants, chefs and cuisine on the island of Bermuda.

A Caribbean Villa Vacation Experience On Anguilla

Karen Schaler | Posted 08.17.2012 | Travel
Karen Schaler

I stayed in the new ultra luxurious Ani Villas, perched high on a cliff overlooking Little Bay. Watch and see why I did want to leave.