There’s no denying meditation works wonders on our mental and physical state — some even claim meditating regularly can make your skin glow! But for the overworked, always-on, ambitious boss ladies of today, turning our minds off isn’t always easy. There are plenty of apps, classes, guides, and articles promising to make it happen, and those are good places to start. Another choice? Fully commit to your practice at one of these six meditation retreats, which benefit from their natural surroundings and professional-led workshops to encourage frazzled newbies and seasoned zen-masters alike.
When it’s summer and hot as Hades outside, you might as well embrace it. Picture this: you in a twirly sundress with your beau or BFF by your side. You stop, smell the roses, seek shade under a tree, have a picnic on a grassy knoll, pose in front of a glassy lake. No, you haven’t walked onto the set of a Nicholas Sparks movie; you’ve chosen to hunker down at a hotel with a keen eye for landscape architecture and a solid commitment to keeping up those lush grounds. We found five spots from coast to coast whose lawns give The Secret Garden a run for its money. Keep scrolling to follow us to paradise.
Just Back From…Napa Valley. Namely, the 37th annual Auction Napa Valley weekend hosted by the Coppola family: Francis, Eleanor, Sophia, Roman, and Gia.
Trip Duration: 3 days, 3 nights.
Flight Plan: I flew directly to SFO from New York, and then hopped on a scenic ferry ride through the San Francisco Bay to Vallejo, followed by an hour-long drive to Napa Valley. When traveling, I never leave home without a good book for the plane, Rodin lip balm, and Caudalie Beauty Elixir Mist.
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Over the weekend, reality star Kim Kardashian West flew her friends, family and entire entourage to the Bahamas for a luxurious bash to celebrate her husband, Kanye West, for his birthday.
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Dreaming of a Disney adventure? Want to cast spells at Hogwarts? These days, it doesn’t come cheap.
As our investigations estimating what it really costs to bring a family to Walt Disney World or Universal Studios Florida show, a family of four can easily spend $700 per day just on admissions and food inside the resort. Lodging, transportation, and assorted fun (souvenirs! VIP tours!) bring the tally higher still. How can you limit the damage?
We asked theme park experts for their most practical tips to save cash no matter when you're visiting, and the best nuggets of advice are below.
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Dylan Hales and Ronnie Flynn are the Australian expats behind New York go-to The Flower Shop, the restaurant and bar in the Lower East Side that has become a staple among the downtown set. From the tried and tested local haunts to the stand out favourites found beyond the downtown periphery, here Hales and Flynn share with RUSSH their edit of the places they return to, time and time again.