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Visit The Beach in Washington DC

Want to visit the beach in Washington DC? Well…sadly, there is no beach in the Nation’s Capital. At least, not of the sand between your toes, jump in the waves kind. There is however, a special exhibit at the National Building Museum that might just be the...

My Turkish Love Affair

I admit it. I am having an affair. Except that it isn’t what you think. My love affair is of the culinary and cultural sorts. You see, I have fallen in love with Turkish food (and culture). I feel a bit like I have cheated on my Italian roots, ignoring my adoration of...

Running Camp for Runner Nerds and Wanderlusters

Wellness retreats are not just for spa, yoga and meditation. For several years, I have been reading about and dreaming of running camp and retreats that help runners improve their form, get faster and achieve new goals. Imagine being able to focus on one thing you...

The Moment Inspiration Found Me

When most people think of wellness travel, they think of spas or fitness. But the truth is that wellness travel can be anything in my opinion. From adventures that push you beyond your comfort zone to retreats of a more reflective nature, to finding the perfect spot...

How to Plan a Trip to Marrakech with Kids

The idea for our family trip to Marrakech was born with a simple statement. “We are going to Morocco in 2015.” I announced to my husband. He probably looked at me with a sidelong glance at the time – Morocco? Was it safe? Wasn’t that a long...

A Day in the Life at Hilton Head Health

So…you want to know what life is really like at a wellness retreat. Whether you have dreamt of taking a wellness vacation or are looking to make specific lifestyle changes, I am a big believer in the power of investing in one’s own health for long term success....

The Birth of an Adventure Junkie in Jackson Hole

I remember first noticing the parachutes from our corner table. Surrounded by deep brown wood walls in the Westbank Grill inside Four Seasons Resort Jackson Hole, my eyes searched the mountain peaks outside in anticipation of our multi-day trip. I had been dreaming of...

10 Reasons to Escape to Salamander Resort and Spa

I consider myself lucky to live in the greater Washington DC area. Proximity to a beautiful city with national monuments that still take my breath away after over 20 years of living here, a smorgasbord of foodie restaurants and a variety of one-of-a-kind neighborhoods...

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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