Health & Wellness
Whether traveling with friends, solo, a partner or looking for something else to do on your already-planned Australian trip, a spa retreat is the siren call for wellness seekers. It’s like all the goodness of a spa day, rolled into a vacation and stretched over a period of time in a bucket-list destination like Australia.
Pre-COVID-19 pandemic, Southern California’s Laguna Beach announced its Pathway to Zen, a marriage of the area’s natural beauty and local self-care and wellness experiences designed to help visitors refresh and rejuvenate. The pathway consists of 12 separate locations that, combined, make up a first-of-its-kind wellness trail.
AT THE SPRINGS RESORT & SPA in Pagosa Springs, Colorado, I’m soaking in a tub called “Lobster Pot.” From the color of my skin — crimson — that nomenclature seems about right. Today’s posted temperature reads 109 degrees Fahrenheit. Ouch. Or glorious. I can’t decide. I take a whiff of the fresh, high-altitude, chilly air and ease further into a watery mélange of 13 curative minerals, a medley composite that ranges from sulfur to potassium to lithium, among others. Submerged in water from the world’s deepest geothermal hot spring, I feel like an ingredient in a salubrious stew.
There are dozens of memorable hikes in Alberta. During the winter season, trails glisten in white snow and become truly breathtaking. Check out these hikes to get the true Alberta trail experience.
As a kid, summer camp may well have been a yearly highlight, but, as an adult without a summer vacation, those memories are left far behind along with acne and your first crush. Thanks to a company called Camp Yoga, adults can relive their summer camp days with an adult twist.