Everyday Wellness Inspiration...

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

12 Not To Miss Experiences in Marrakech

Taking a trip to Marrakech provokes a barrage on the senses. Echoes of the adhān ring in your ears, mountains of vibrant rainbow colored spices delight your eyes and motorbikes zoom past you on the left in the medina. Old and new come together in a beautiful and...

The Road to Wellness: Why and How I Got Healthy

“You look better than ever.” Five little words that on the surface, are not signficant. Except when they symbolize the beginning of a journey. A transformation. An evolution from a place that now feels like someone else’s life. A little over a year ago there was a...

Five Nutritional Changes to Transform Your Life

It seems impossible that one year has passed since my life-changing week at Mountain Trek Health and Fitness Retreat in British Columbia. I remember the first few steps of our first hike vividly as my breathing quickened and my heart rate soared. But it was during...

A Hidden Gem in Southeastern Turkey: Visit Şanlıurfa

People say that things happen for a reason. Even as a staunch believer in this notion, a visit to Şanlıurfa – in the Southeastern Anatolia Region of Turkey (near the Syrian border) – will forever stand as a reminder. Because had it not been for Turkish Airlines and a...

Find Your Wellness Lifestyle with Laughter and Friendship

Sometimes moving forward happens when you least expect it. During the first ever Be Well. Live Well. Wellness Weekend at Salamander Resort and Spa in Middleburg, Virginia – I expected to relax, to reflect and to enjoy the luxurious surroundings. What I did not expect...

From the Hilton Head Health Kitchen: Pita Pizza

My everyday wellness journey hinges on cooking healthy meals at home. Even after a great run or strength training workout – nutritious and healthy foods hold the key to my success. While some weeks are better than others, it helps to be equipped with easy recipes (and...

Explore a One Day Private Tour of Marrakech in Pictures

I am what I would call an independent traveler. Whether I am solo, with my husband or traveling as a family, I do my own research about where to stay, what to see and where to eat. Even on a Mediterranean cruise with multiple ports of call, I avoided cruise ship led...

 

Meet Elena

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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. Wondering what everyday wellness travel is? Find our here.

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