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Spiritual Travel

Self-Help: Letting Go -- Spiritual Lessons From Life's Travels

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 09.07.2014 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

Well, it was an interesting week, with my spiritual lesson centering around learning to let go, and a great and delicious opportunity to act like a ki...

Spiritual Lessons from Life's Travels: Being Mindful

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 08.27.2014 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

A great lesson in mindfulness from Italy, well, it looks like Italy! Check it out!

Flexing Your Integrity Muscle

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 08.18.2014 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

This is the first in a series of short, timely videos called Spiritual Lessons From Life's Travels. This one's a little lesson from one of our tour g...

Edge of Tomorrow as Spiritual Travel Metaphor

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 08.17.2014 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

I have come to believe, through my own spiritual lessons on my travels, that we are born each lifetime needing to "wake up." Once we do, our jobs are simply to grow as much as we can.

How Travel Can Help Heal Your Grief or Pain

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 05.24.2014 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

No, you'll never be the same, and yes, you'll have only memories and photographs where once there was a person who made you feel more alive. But you can start down a new path.

Choose a Better Path, Take Care of Yourself First

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 03.15.2014 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

Over time, I have noticed some big patterns in our guests that have led me to some simple conclusions. One of the most important ones: charity begins at home.

Traveling in Sin: A Travel Memoir Book Review

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 01.13.2014 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

Written in a highly unusual narrative style, it pops between "he said" and "she said" with the authors each penning part of every chapter as they traverse a dozen countries.

The Bourbon Orleans: One of New Orleans' Best Hotels

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 02.10.2014 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

They're very proud of their ghosts in NOLA, and I saw charming signs throughout the French Quarter hung on real estate shingles: "Haunted" or "Not Haunted." The Bourbon Orleans is no exception.

A Private Visit to Stonehenge

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 11.25.2013 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

The first time I saw Stonehenge was at night a dozen years ago; it was exactly midnight, in fact.

How to Be a Good Traveler

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 11.26.2013 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

I just got back from almost two glorious weeks in Spain, and it made me realize even more that there are things we can do to be good travelers, which in turn gives us better travels.

The Spiritual Traveler (Or How to Make It Through Your Trip Without Going Nuts)

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 09.17.2013 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

Have you ever noticed that despite being a spiritual person -- or a good person -- it all goes out the window when you hit that airport security line? Perhaps that's what airports were designed for: to test your spiritual mettle.

Being Open to the Unexpected

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 09.10.2013 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

Being open to the unexpected, whether far away or at home, can catapult you into the present moment so you can snatch these opportunities for expansion, bringing you closer to who you are meant to be in this world.

The 'End Of The World' In Cairo

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 03.12.2013 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

I was in Cairo on the day the world ended. Well, not really, but on the day the world was supposed to end, Dec. 21, 2012.

Winning: Choose to Be a Loser

Patricia Rust | Posted 01.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Patricia Rust

My friends chose to lose, but I chose good health and good foods, which are grown here at what's lovingly called "The Ranch."

A Visit To Bali's Holy Springs

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 10.15.2012 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

A visit to the holy springs of Tirta Empul is a glimpse inside Bali's spiritual heart. Almost devoid of tourists but brimming with locals come to take the holy waters, Tirta Empul is at once crowded, joyful, raucous and deeply uplifting.

Meditating On The Chopra Center

Kirsten Dixon | Posted 12.31.2011 | Travel
Kirsten Dixon

I own a group of small wilderness lodges in Alaska, and massage and yoga are offered at each lodge to guests as part of their stay. I want to bring shape and form to my own small wellness program and so I suppose I am in search of a philosophy.

Ten Top Global Trends in Luxury Travel

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

If you're wondering what's happening in the world of luxury travel --- which seemed to fizzle out when the economy tanked -- it's finally time to rejo...

Transformational Travel

Tabby Biddle | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tabby Biddle

Today sacred travel is a growing niche of the travel market. It is a kind of travel that is not just recreational, but "re-creational," where the focus is on personal growth and sacred experiences.

Mother India

Tabby Biddle | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tabby Biddle

I call India "Mother India" (as I think many people do) because it has the nurturing aspects of a mom.

A Changing Lens: Christmas in India

Tabby Biddle | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tabby Biddle

I arrived in India three days ago to find an India that felt tough, unclean and unnerving. I have been here two times before, but this time it felt dirtier, noisier and more crowded.