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As the summer winds down, almost everyone is trying to squeeze in those last few days of summer into their busy schedules. Vacations are a time to let loose, enjoy yourself and do some things that aren’t necessarily a part of your typical routine. Many people have spent weeks leading up to their vacation doing their best to get in…

Unplug: A Case for Ditching Technology on Vacation

Technology has essentially become an extension of our physical selves. And it’s no wonder – we rely on technology for many things. When all of those resources play such an important role in having each day run smoothly, it’s hard to imagine disconnecting from it. But, when you’re traveling and on vacation, doing that may be just what you need.

[caption id="attachment_13010" align="aligncenter" width="710"]Susan Eckert with a male silverback gorilla on a gorilla trek in Uganda. Susan Eckert with a male silverback gorilla on a gorilla trek in Uganda.[/caption]

“Lions on the runway!” a voice yelled over the speakers on Susan Eckert’s plane. She was finally about to land in Kenya for her African Safari adventure. But, when the plane approached the airstrip, they saw them – lions lying on the airstrip. As the pilot pulled the plane back up, he told her and the 16 others on the plane that the lions loved to lie on the warm sand of the runway.

For as long as she can remember, Eckert was fascinated with Africa. It was something about the exotic animals and the people there – she wanted to go to Africa.

watermelon fabulous

It’s been a long time since I’ve had a mind numbing, gut wrenching, soul-sickening hangover. In fact, I can’t imagine ever having one again. However, I still enjoy wine at times and if not properly combined with enough food and water, I wake up the next day feeling far less motivated to exercise and eat healthy than I usually do.…

Yoga Machu Picchu

If you’re trying to stay healthy and fit this year, the idea of squeezing in a workout during vacation might have you a bit stressed. So how can you ensure you maintain a healthy lifestyle without sacrificing travel? Make it the focus of your trip. There are plenty of incredible resorts and spas that place an extra emphasis on fitness…

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