Spend your next vacation staying fit with burpees, ring dips, handstand push-ups and snatches on a CrossFit-inspired vacation in beautiful destinations around the world.
Though many CrossFit affiliates all over the globe welcome visitors to take part in the location’s workout of the day (WOD), specific companies cater to CrossFit junkies and those with a passion for fitness and adventure with vacations focusing on workouts, skills competitions, seminars and coaching sessions.
San Francisco-based Destino Retreats offers trips for groups of 10 to 12 people to four destinations: Cabo San Lucas, Mexico; Scottsdale, Ariz.; Mammoth, Calif.; and Maui, Hawaii. Vacations include overnight accommodations in 4-star lodging, two workouts per day, competitive challenges, skill sessions, two to three Paleo meals per day and organized group activities.
Australian-based WOD Tours provides coaching sessions with Olympic athletes, seminars with the world’s best CrossFit coaches, plenty of training sessions, overnight accommodations in 3- or 4-star hotels and breakfast. Upcoming tours this year are taking place in locations in Europe and Korea.
Organized by local CrossFit Admundson, WODcation is a five- or seven-day vacation in Santa Cruz, Calif., offered three times each year for groups of two to five people. The trip’s workouts include unlimited weekly enrollment at CrossFit Admundson; group workouts at CrossFit Santa Cruz, CrossFit Santa Cruz Central and CrossFit West San Cruz; outdoor workouts at the famous Seacliff State Beach wooden stairs and University of California Santa Cruz outdoor track; and two private classes. Two meals per day are included as well as overnight accommodations in a beach house.
Among the world’s most coveted food capitals today, Macau (officially a Special Administrative Region of China) tops many a list. The 12-square-mile city is home to 19 Michelin-starred restaurants, nine Bib Gourmand and the world’s first fusion cuisine, and was recognized in 2017 as a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy for its singular culinary scene, but its street food culture may be its most popular feature with in-the-know travelers. Here are five top street dishes to prowl for in Macau.
Shrimp is a summer staple. Seafood in general is consumed more during the summer because many travelers make their way to coastal destinations, but shrimp is king. Shrimp is added to many dishes and served in different forms. All summer, people purchase pounds of shrimp and cook them however they desire to go along with their meal. Several different ways to prepare shrimp are highlighted here to expose travelers to the world of shrimp.
ONCE THE FINAL MEETING WRAPS and the last contract is signed and sealed with a handshake, what’s next? Do you catch a flight back home or do you take advantage of the destination? If your next business trip is to Italy, we suggest adding a few more days to explore the country’s most amazing hot spots. Make time for more than a mouthwater- ing Italian meal in these three cities.
The Toilo Toiletry Bag is marketed as the most functional toiletry bag ever. In fact, it’s the future of toiletry bags. With more than 20 features it’s billed as an all-in-one option for travelers and weekend warriors who need a sturdy bag for everyday use.