Forget sightseeing, walking tours, and signing up for adventures you don’t have the energy for. It’s time for vacation to mean vacation again, and there’s no better way to escape completely than by taking a trip to a spa—preferably one in the middle of nowhere. These days, the only way to truly relax is to get off the grid and emphasize in your out-of-office message that you’ve set off for somewhere where the Wi-Fi is “very limited.” If you’re looking for a vacation where no one can bother you, check out these luxurious and far-flung spa getaways and their most delectable treatments. Naia Resort and Spa in Placencia, Belize Naia Resort and Spa in the small city of Placencia. The hotel itself is lovely on its own, located on a wild beach lined with ocean-view studios and villas, but the spa hidden away on a private lagoon is what makes this resort really worth the trip. Perched over a lily pad-speckled pond, each treatment room has a … [Read more...] about 9 Remote Spa Getaways Where No One Can Bother You
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ON THIS DAY 1906: The first motor racing Grand Prix, the French Grand Prix, was run at Le Mans - with Romanian Ferenc Szisz driving a Renault to victory at an average speed of 63mph. 1954: The highest-scoring match in the final stages of the World Cup was recorded in the quarter-finals of the competition in Lausanne. Host nation Switzerland were beaten 7-5 by neighbours Austria. 1959: Ingemar Johansson stopped Floyd Patterson in the third round at Yankee Stadium, New York, to become the heavyweight champion of the world. 2003: Cameroon international Marc-Vivien Foe died after collapsing during a Confederations Cup match against Colombia in Lyon. Foe was 28. 2005: British and Irish Lions lock Danny Grewcock was banned for two months for biting New Zealand's Keven Mealamu. 2006: Athletics governing body IAAF announced all Dwain Chambers' performances from January 1, 2002 had been annulled after the sprinter admitted he had been using performance-enhancing drugs since that time. 2009: … [Read more...] about On this Day, June 26 2009: Manchester United and Real Madrid finalised an agreement for the transfer of Cristiano Ronaldo
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Travel Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement Supported by The 52 Places Traveler From public murals to renovated concert halls, our columnist found a city bursting with cultural options. Here’s what you need to know to experience it for yourself. ByJada Yuan June 7, 2018 Our columnist, Jada Yuan, is visiting each destination on our 52 Places to Go in 2018 list . This dispatch brings her to Cincinnati; it took the No. 8 spot on the list and is the 16th stop on Jada’s itinerary. Before last month, I had been to Cincinnati only once or twice, but I could have sworn I had lived there. My freshman year roommate, Dargie, grew up there, and, I’m convinced, must have been sent from the tourism board of the future to indoctrinate me with the idea that Cincinnati is one of the greatest places on Earth. Her family even got involved, with shipments of the … [Read more...] about Place 16 of 52: The Arts Are Flourishing in Cincinnati
Buying a home overseas is not only for the wealthy. In some cases, living abroad is cheaper than living in the United States. The U.S. government doesn't compile official data on how many Americans reside overseas but the State Department estimates 9 million live abroad (a number that does not include military personnel serving in the armed forces). It's a good bet not all of them have seven-figure bank accounts. If you are considering a move abroad, cost can be a key factor when it comes to where you reside. With the help of International Living, we've put together a list of 10 places around the globe where many Americans can afford to live comfortably. These are not the cheapest places to live but they are locations that offer good value.International Living, which annually publishes a Global Retirement Index, doesn't consider the average cost of housing across a nation when putting together its index. It would not accurately represent the cost of housing that Americans want. Too … [Read more...] about 10 attractive cities that prove you can move overseas and live comfortably
Friday newsletters always feature luxury travel contests, tips, series or news. Today (June 1st, 2018): Travel contests & sweepstakes: win luxury holidays! Every first Friday of the month, you can win exclusive prizes & free holidays in my pick of the best luxury travel contests & sweepstakes on the internet. These contests are weekly updated on my travel blog here, so check back regularly. In this issue: win holidays to the Maldives, Thailand, Namibia, Zambia, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Bahamas, Barbados, USA, Sweden, JApan, French Alps, Ibiza, Denmark, South Africa, Chile, Abu Dhabi, Hong Kong, Morocco and Greece. Make sure to have a look at the AMAZING Soneva contest that offers a chance to win a 5-night holiday at either Soneva Fushi (which I recently reviewed here) and Soneva Kiri (which I recently reviewed here), inclusive of domestic transfer and full board for 2 adults sharing a one bedroom villa. These … [Read more...] about Travel contests & sweepstakes: win luxury holidays, including a stay at Soneva Fushi or Kiri!