Everyday Wellness Travel Inspiration...

...In far-flung places and in your own backyard.

I might be obsessed with True Food Kitchen

An herb garden outside the entrance – on a busy town center street – is the first clue that a meal at True Food Kitchen will be unlike any other. A possible 45-minute wait at 6 pm on a Sunday night in the suburbs of Washington DC reveals the second clue that you are...

Off the Beaten Path in Philadelphia: Fitler Square

“Ready, set, go!” a young mother encouraged her daughter whose brown hair spilled out underneath a bright yellow helmet.  Without any pedals, the  energetic speed racer was determined to beat her own record of traversing Fitler Square in under 23 seconds....

Paint Your Own Wellness on Longboat Key

The feeling started when I sat under the turquoise blue umbrellas whose color was a perfect compliment to the aqua pool and bright skies overhead. The boom of a passing helicopter was replaced by calypso music, the hum of conversations and the clinking of ice cubes as...

7 Virginia Weekend Getaways for Everyday Wellness

“I just want to get away for the weekend.” How many times have the little voices in your head thought about planning a weekend escape? Or maybe it is just me whose – nocturnal cravings for Nutella have been replaced with dreams of zen and beautiful...

Finding My Drishti on Longboat Key

There we stood, nine strangers forming a circle on the sand. Palm to palm, onlookers must have wondered what we were doing. I pressed my left sole firmly into the inside of my right knee, trying to hold a steady tree pose as my legs quaked from the previous day where...

3 Reasons to Plan a Ski Trip to Durango Mountain Resort

Family wellness travel comes in all forms… from emotional bonding to taking on adventures or activities that challenge the mind and body. Although hiking ranks at the top of my spring, summer and fall wellness adventures – family ski trips are my preferred...

Five Reasons to Getaway to Four Seasons Hotel Chicago

When was the last time you took a one night family getaway? Too often we focus on planning wonderful bucket list adventures to locations around the globe that we forget about how good it can feel to escape – even just for one night.  Jessie Voigts of Wandering...

Visit Sayulita – Where Dreams Are Made

It all started with a vague recollection dating back four years. The concierge at Grand Velas Rivieria Nayarit (a Pacific beach resort in Mexico) –recommended that my husband and I take a walk along the beach to a nearby seaside village that was “cute and...

 

Meet Elena

Elena Sonnino LiveDoGrow

Elena spent twelve years teaching children to chase their dreams before finally taking her own advice. Elena writes about finding everyday wellness in far-flung lands and your own backyard. Elena is passionate about finding the silver lining even on the rainiest of days from her perch in the Washington DC suburbs.  Read more about Elena  or see where else Elena’s work has appeared .

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Escape to the Lodge at Glendorn

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