The mercury is just starting to creep upward, which means maybe it’s time to start thinking about a getaway. But, if the idea of spring break conjures up images of all-you-can-drink margaritas and passing out poolside, think again. Vacation is no longer an excuse to eat like an extra in Half Baked and skip the gym — it’s actually quite the opposite.
The wellness retreat, previously the niche domain of celebrities and the upwardly mobile, has gone mainstream. Resorts worldwide are giving health and wellbeing offerings top billing in an effort to respond to the needs of the highly stressed demographic of career women between the ages of 25 and 40. Yes, and that means a lot of you guys. Apparently, we all seem like we could use some zen. Ahead, 10 different destinations that will have you sipping juices (not Coronas) and saluting (not just worshipping) the sun.
Fitness Retreats - Best Vacations For Wellness, Health
With all this inclement weather, we know what you're thinking: "How the heck is my makeup going to stay put with hail, sleet, and snow thrashing at my face?" Add the fact that it's prime Netflix-binging season — with all the crying sessions that entails — and the answer becomes simple: waterproof makeup.
In Western cultures, we tend to avoid death at all costs. We avoid thinking about it and talking about it, and when faced with it, we often go to extraordinary measures to delay it. Photographer Cathrine Ertmann decided to confront death head-on. Her project "About Dying" is a "photo essay from the morgue" that "works as read