Taking the Kids: Even if it rains, glamping is still fun
Bald eagle sighted on our fly-fishing trip at Paws Up Resort

Taking the Kids: Even if it rains, glamping is still fun

For the uninitiated, glamping means experiencing the outdoors without the work or challenges (except maybe weather!) that camping typically requires

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The pluses of skiing without the kids — at the Westin Riverfront Resort in Colorado
Westin Riverfront Resort connects to Beaver Creek Ski Resort

The pluses of skiing without the kids — at the Westin Riverfront Resort in Colorado

Who says ski trips aren’t romantic. Certainly, they are when you leave the kids behind, one northern California couple said. “This is our time to reconnect,”

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In historic Prague – great views and a luxe spa at the Four Seasons
Sunset view of the Prague Castle from the terrace at the Four Seasons Hotel restaurant

In historic Prague – great views and a luxe spa at the Four Seasons

The Four Seasons Prague comprised of three historic and one modern building--with views of Prague’s famous castle and river from its restaurant terrace and offering a luxurious spa

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Taking the Kids — and time-traveling in Bath, England
Sampling the perfume in Bath

Taking the Kids — and time-traveling in Bath, England

The kids immediately saw life wasn’t much fun for slaves. We’ve time traveled back much farther than the United States before the Civil War, though. We’re in Bath, England where slavery was a way of life for the Romans 2000 years ago

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Three days in Sonoma County – a birthday treat at a special spa
Thermal pool at Willow Stream Spa

Three days in Sonoma County – a birthday treat at a special spa

I’m soaking in a natural thermal pool that’s heated to more than 90 degrees. Even better, the setting couldn’t be more bucolic—flowering shrubs all around. We’re at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn Willow Stream Spa,

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Skiing conditions not optimal? Try a spa treatment, like at Beaver Creek
A Beaver Creek tradition, warm chocolate chip cookies at end of day

Skiing conditions not optimal? Try a spa treatment, like at Beaver Creek

It has been dumping snow it seems since we arrived in Colorado. So time for a treat off the slopes. Fantastic is how I feel during the sports fusion massage at the Beaver Creek Park Hyatt two-story Allegria Spa

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