Kristin Vukovic

American Spa

February 29th, 2016

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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.

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Check out the March issue for my “Mind on Meditation” article (p. 60-66):

American Spa, March 2016

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):

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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:

American Spa, April 2016

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I wrote about on-demand massage (pages 34-38) and Asian skin care (pages 50-58) in the May issue of American Spa:

American Spa, May 2016

Chasing the Vines Through Dalmatia

December 12th, 2015


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!

Chasing the Vines Through Dalmatia

The Gift Of Giving Back

November 6th, 2015

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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:

Organic Spa Magazine Holiday Gift Guide, 2015: “Giving Back: Karmalize.Me”/p. 88

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:

Organic Spa Magazine Holiday Gift Guide, 2015: “The Healing Power of Perfumes”/p. 35

Organic Spa Magazine Holiday Gift Guide, 2015: “The Healing Power of Perfumes”/p. 36-37

Five Things You’ll Learn On Korčula

October 19th, 2015


Find out how I developed a newfound respect for sword fighting in my article for

Five Things You’ll Learn On Croatia’s Korčula Island

A Colourful Journey Into California’s Wild Interior

September 17th, 2015

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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.

A Whiter, Brighter Smile

August 22nd, 2015

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Check out these safe and effective ways to naturally whiten your teeth, which may help you look younger…and find out what oil pulling is, and what it can do for your smile:

Organic Spa Magazine Skin Care Guide, 2015: “A Whiter Brighter Smile”/p. 24-25

Let It Go

July 2nd, 2015

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If we shed almost a million skin cells every day, why exfoliate? Find out!

Organic Spa Magazine, August 2015: “Let It Go”/p. 31-33

Elements Of Wellness Montage

June 1st, 2015

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Check out my piece in Organic Spa Magazine‘s June issue about Spa Montage Laguna Beach’s new Elements of Wellness program — with unique treatments offerings like the Elements of Wellness facial.

Spring Renewal: From Pebble Beach To Saratoga Springs

March 5th, 2015

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From a Native American-inspired treatment in Pebble Beach to a mineral bath in Saratoga Springs, these treatments will get you in the mood for spring rejuvenation!

Check out Organic Spa Magazine’s March/April Eco-Spa & Travel issue.

Organic Spa Magazine, March/April 2015: “Spirit of Sage”/p. 38

Organic Spa Magazine, March/April 2015: “Roosevelt Baths & Spa at the Gideon Putnam Resort”/p. 45

Discover Your Road Map To Happiness

January 26th, 2015

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Want to be happy in the New Year? Find out what experts say and discover the top 5 rituals for happiness:

Organic Spa Magazine, February 2015: The Road Map to Happiness/p. 52-53