The areas just outside Frankfurt offer wines of a different nature—check out a couple here:
I traveled to Serbia to taste Serbian donkey cheese—the most expensive cheese in the world. Read about my adventures at Zasavica Special Nature Reserve below:
If you’re headed Down Under and need some R&R, check out these spas:
Thanks to Ellis Avery for publishing this short literary piece on Pag island in Croatia. Pag will always hold a special place in my heart.
Click below to read it:
In this issue of Organic Spa Magazine, I loved interviewing fashion designer/organic food guru Melissa Sweet, who uprooted her New York City life to follow her heart to Costa Rica. Read more about her story and Vida Auténtica here:
I also enjoyed writing about a wellness trip to Puerto Rico and seaweed and salt products that harness the healing power of the sea:
Here’s a short one from the May issue, with a great quote from the director of the Spa at the Broodmoor: “If you don’t invest in yourself, you’re not a good investment for others.”
From December 2015 through February 2016, I filled in as executive editor at American Spa Magazine. I got to write about cryotherapy, green spas, meditation in spas, Asian beauty trends, and much more.
Check out the March issue for my “Mind on Meditation” article (p. 60-66):
Also, check out this Chef’s Corner piece for a refreshing Papaya Ginger Soup recipe, courtesy of Chef Christophe Gillino at The Leela Palace New Delhi (CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE):
In the April issue of American Spa, I wrote a lot about green to celebrate Earth Month, including green spas (pages 38-44) and matcha (page 18). CLICK IMAGES BELOW TO ENLARGE.
Check out the green issue (April) here:
I wrote about on-demand massage (pages 34-38) and Asian skin care (pages 50-58) in the May issue of American Spa:
So excited to share my feature for Fathom about my wine adventures in Croatia. Read on for stories about plavac mali and grk, Croatia’s unique indigenous varietals!
It’s hard to believe the holidays are almost upon us, but it’s that time of year again!
For Organic Spa Magazine’s December (Holiday Gift Guide) issue, I had the good fortune to interview the founders of Karmalize.Me, a company that gives half of its proceeds to a charity of the customer’s choice. Read my “Giving Back” piece to learn more about their incredible products and story:
Did you know that if you shine a polarized light through the same molecule, one synthetic and one natural, they’ll reflect light differently? Find out how natural fragrances work with our individual body chemistry, and check out some of my favorite natural perfumes:
Find out how I developed a newfound respect for sword fighting in my article for Afar.com:
So excited to share my BBC Travel feature!
Around 3,000ft, we saw a turnout and pulled over. Bathed in sunlight, the plunging mountains appeared almost blue, their jagged outlines carved into a clear, perfect sky. “This gives you a sense of vastness, doesn’t it?” my husband said. “You feel like you’re on top of the world.” The ridge was like a sentinel in this otherworldly landscape. I felt a sense of limitlessness as I gazed down at the twisting road we’d taken up here, where the peaks seemed to meet the heavens.