By JON MOOALLEM MARCH 20, 2019 A weeklong trip in Alaska was supposed to be an adventure. In an instant it became the experience that defined us all. The Voyages Issue Rick Steves Wants to Save the World, One Vacation at a Time It Was Just a Kayaking Trip. Until It Upended Our Lives. There Is No Reason to Cross the U.S. by Train. But I Did It Anyway. The Voyages Issue A weeklong trip in Alaska was supposed to be an adventure. In an instant it became the experience that defined us all. By JON MOOALLEM photo illustration by: DAVID BENJAMIN SHERRY The whale sighting happened right away, minutes into Day 1. Jon, Dave and I had just been dropped off on a remote Alaskan shoreline, an hour and a half by boat from the closest speck of a town. Jon was working as a sea-kayaking guide that summer in Glacier Bay National Park, and he had invited us up for a seven-day excursion during his week off. As the boat that delivered us vanished, the drone of its … [Read more...] about It Was Just a Kayaking Trip. Until It Upended Our Lives.
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by Francesca Syz, The Telegraph, February 12, 2019 Nordic walking, blood analysis, spiritual cleansing or a pummelling massage… it’s all about self-improvement, apparently. 1. SHA Wellness, Alicante, Spain Founder Alfredo Bataller cured his own chronic illness through diet and naturopathy, which spurred him on to set up SHA Wellness Clinic a decade ago. All about combining natural therapies with nutrition and the latest Western medicine to tackle issues ranging from weight loss to chronic fatigue, it has just introduced live blood analysis, an early detection tool for health problems. Doubles from £280; shawellnessclinic.com Luxury Travel Advisor’s ULTRA Summit May 21-23, 2019 | Reunion | Kissimmee, FL This exclusive, invite-only event focused on the luxury travel market brings together world-class travel agency owners and managers with the most opulent, luxury suppliers to cultivate collaboration, share insights, and help carve a path … [Read more...] about Body, Blood and Soul: The Ultimate Hardcore Health Spas for 2019
A CCTV image has revealed the chilling moment a ganglands murderer visited a Wigan fast food restaurant just hours after carrying out a “cold-blooded” execution. Fellows, 38, also known as “The Iceman” was captured on video ordering food at the Gerard Street store on the afternoon of May 5, 2018.John Kinsella, a major ganglands player, died after being shot at around 7am whilst walking his dog with his partner Wendy Owen on a footpath, near to the St Helens Linkway and the M62 motorway in Rainhill.During a trial at Liverpool, the court heard how Fellows, from Warrington, had cycled up, shooting his victim twice in the back with a Webley six-shot revolver.As Kinsella lay dying, the killer stood over him to fire twice more into the back of his head from close range.Fellows was found guilty of Mr Kinsella’s murder and the murder of Salford’s “Mr Big” Paul Massey.Mr Massey, a 55-year-old father-of-five, was shot 18 times in his garden as … [Read more...] about CCTV shows double murderer at Wigan restaurant just hours after ‘cold-blooded’ execution
The start of a new year is traditionally when our thoughts turn to embracing a personal health and well-being programme, to readopting the essentials of self-care after the Christmas excesses, and there is no better way to kick-start a healthier existence than on a spa break. But spas shouldn’t just be for January, which is why the number of wellness holidays we Britons take is increasing exponentially each year. Whatever you need, or think you need from a spa, you can find it – a new fitness regime, a diet overhaul, stress-busting techniques or just pure indulgent pampering. Most of all we now recognise that spas are no longer places for the wet and weedy, the soft and the spoiled, for they have established themselves as true holiday destinations with a defined purpose, and places where we can invest our time and money in our own health and well-being. We are constantly reminded that most of us lead sedentary lives, that we eat too much of the wrong stuff, don’t … [Read more...] about 50 amazing spa breaks for 2018
Nicky Forster, Ap Data Journalist Updated 7:18 am PST, Tuesday, December 18, 2018 This Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018 photo shows Delbarton, W.Va.The state eclipses most others in the percentage of people affected by diabetes, heart disease and obesity. It has had the nation's highest rate of drug overdose deaths for years running. It also has the highest obesity rate and the highest rates of diabetes and high blood pressure. Adding to those woes is the highest suicide rate among states east of the Mississippi River. less This Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018 photo shows Delbarton, W.Va.The state eclipses most others in the percentage of people affected by diabetes, heart disease and obesity. It has had the nation's highest rate of drug ... more Photo: Tyler Evert, AP Photo: Tyler Evert, AP Image 1 of / 1 … [Read more...] about AP analysis: Unemployment, income affect life expectancy