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Why Milo and Olive is the Best Restaurant in Los Angeles

Ira Israel | Posted 09.16.2014 | Los Angeles
Ira Israel

While in Los Angeles if you wish to experience the full range of mouth-watering treasures and pleasures of living in abundance, try the minestrone soup at Milo and Olive.

Save the Monarchs, Spread the Milkweed

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.12.2014 | Green
Maria Rodale

I'm one of those people who need to explore my surroundings, so when I found myself in Pacific Grove, California, for a conference, I couldn't leave...

What I Learned From Spending 5 Days In Total Silence

Sasha Bronner | Posted 03.31.2014 | Los Angeles
Sasha Bronner

Revealing to people that I was going to be silent for five days inspired all sorts of responses. They were even more baffled when I clarified that I would do so alone, over New Year's Eve and my birthday.

What It Means to Be a Gentleman

Ira Israel | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

I cannot even begin to try to explain how difficult it is for men over the age of 25 years-old to cultivate friendships with fellow men.

Meatless Monday: Leslie Cerier -- The Culinary Tao of Beginner's Mind

Ellen Kanner | Posted 12.14.2013 | Green
Ellen Kanner

When culinary instructor Leslie Cerier teaches her class, Luscious Cooking and Eating for Health and Vitality at Kripalu this weekend, she'll advise h...

Team Transition

Ira Israel | Posted 03.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

The Buddha's mandate was to try to end suffering. My goal is much less lofty: to share tools that help people cultivate ease, harmony, peace, love and understanding.

When the People Lead, Leaders Will Follow

Craig K. Comstock | Posted 12.17.2012 | Books
Craig K. Comstock

In The Power of Impossible Ideas, her book about helping to end the Cold War and to build a better Russia, Sharon Tennison tells one of the great hidden stories of our age.

Esalen: 50 Years Ago, A 'Crazy Place On A Godforsaken Road' Launched The New Age Movement

Debra Ollivier | Posted 07.25.2012 | Fifty
Debra Ollivier

In 1962, on a stunning stretch of land bordering the Pacific Ocean in Big Sur, California, two Stanford graduates founded a retreat center called The Esalen Institute. Their goal: Create a space where people could explore holistic approaches to wellness and personal transformation.

In California, From Goat Cheese To Gaultier

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 07.16.2013 | Travel
Andrea R. Vaucher

The Jean Paul Gaultier fashion retrospective at the de Young Museum in San Francisco was the perfect pretext for a road trip along one of the world's most spectacular coastal roads.

LA Roadtrip: Highway One, From LA to Big Sur

| Katie Bain | Posted 11.28.2011 | Los Angeles

Long revered by artists and other adventurers, Big Sur is a dramatic triumph of natural beauty. The steep cliffs and hairpin curves that characterize ...

'Its Isolated Beauty Is Staggering'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.22.2013 | San Francisco

By Solvej Schou, Associated Press BIG SUR, Calif. — The road to Big Sur is a narrow, winding one, with the Pacific Ocean on one side, spread out ...

Haven's Eric Balfour Has a Lot on His Mind

Tamar Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tamar Abrams

If you had to be stuck in an elevator with an actor, the name Eric Balfour might not be the first to come to mind. But it should be, because this is one interesting guy.

The Mother of All Road Trips, Part Two

Greg Archer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Greg Archer

Greg, what are you doing at Esalen? I ask myself. "I'm getting out of my own way," I finally respond.