DOWN TIME: FITNESS RETREATS

Surfing is just one of the many fun and invigorating activities available during a luxeFIT luxury fitness retreat; the first luxeFIT travel adventure takes place April 30-May 6, in Barbados.

Two young businesswomen have found a way to combine their passion for travel and healthy lifestyles through a brand-new venture, luxeFIT. The company offers week-long luxury fitness retreats to exotic destinations, arranging workout sessions and activities, nutritious cuisine prepared by a private chef and opportunities for socializing and fun – all in a luxurious private beachfront estate [...]

Downtime: Puerto Rico

The Puerto Rico Tourism Company Invites Travelers to Keep their Travel Resolutions and Experience the Island (Photo Credit: Intercontinental San Juan) (PRNewsFoto/Puerto Rico Tourism Company)

Escape the Cold! Puerto Rico Offers a Worry-Free Beach Vacation The Puerto Rico Tourism Company Invites Travelers to Keep their Travel Resolutions and Experience the Island If your New Year’s resolution is to travel more, now is the perfect time for a quick and inexpensive beach vacation. Year after year, Puerto Rico continues to earn its reputation as the [...]

Downtime: Cuba

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Royal Caribbean International Opens Sailings to Cuba Adventure Seekers Can Now Visit Havana on Empress of the Seas from Miami or Tampa Salsa music, dominoes, Mojitos and historic Havanan eighborhoods are easier to reach than ever before for guests on Royal Caribbean International. The newly revitalized Empress of the Seas will make history for the cruise line with its [...]

Downtime in the DR

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DOWNTIME IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC There’s more to Dominican Republic than postcard-perfect beaches and sunshine. This summer, the country invites adrenaline seekers to explore its expansive terrains and nine distinct ecological zones and try their hand at conquering the great outdoors. The country’s diverse geography – home to both the highest and lowest points in the Caribbean – makes [...]

SPRING TRAVEL & ZIKA

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HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM MOSQUITOES & THE SPREAD OF THE ZIKA VIRUS The spring travel season is here and travelers’ excitement about soaking up some sun in a tropical locale is turning to concern about mosquitoes. In early 2015, the World Health Organization declared Zika virus a global public health threat. Currently, the virus [...]

SOCIALITE SPOTLIGHT

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SOCIALITE SPOTLIGHT: NO MADNESS By Marc Alexander I ran across the Nomadnesstribe movement on the booty model and “My current situation” landscape of Instagram. The account stood out because (1) the sisters had their clothes on and (2) None of the pictures were in the States. Further investigation pushed me to look at all the [...]