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Month: May 2018

Augustinian Monastery, Quebec City

  With torrential downpours and chilly temperatures, the start to my Quebec City/Women in Travel Summit trip was not going as hoped. As I looked for indoor activities the Augustinian Monastery Wellness tour seemed like a unique option that involved some exercise so I signed up! The Augustinian Monastery (Le Monastere des Augustines) in Quebec City had a 45 million dollar renovation in 2015. When completed, it entailed a spa, restaurant, holistic medicine clinic, museum, and hotel. The newly improved and expanded complex won architecture awards as well as being a fantastic addition to the Quebec City wellness scene. The Read More

Phoenix in April

Phoenix in April is a mixed bag of pollen, perfect temperatures, cacti in bloom, and the start of baseball season.  I love baseball and going to baseball games. The Arizona ballpark is indoor which is fantastic on a hot Sunday afternoon. My nieces, nephew, sister, and I shared a Paradise Valley Burger, fries, and a lot of blue cotton candy. Some would say cotton candy that was too blue! It looks like she ate a smurf! My favorite part of the game (which was exciting) was the Simba cam. While hoisting your child into the air like Simba in the Read More