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Month: August 2014

Weekend at Deerfield Spa

  This weekend was special- I went to a destination spa for the first time!  Deerfield Spa is in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania in the Poconos Mountains.  About 3 1/2 hours away from Baltimore, it was a hike but perfect scenery for my spa weekend. I arrived on very rainy Saturday morning right before lunch.  Joan, the owner, arranges for guests check-in early (prior to rooms being ready), so come dressed and ready to join a class before being served a very healthy lunch. My room was ready early so I put my stuff away and headed the the dining room Read More

Mystical Sites Around the World

    The following post is written in conjunction with Holiday Lettings: Enigmatic places have inspired travellers for centuries. Holiday Lettings rounds up some sacred spots to which we’re mysteriously, cosmically drawn… Easter Island This remote volcanic island is the world’s most celebrated but least visited archaeological site. It’s history blended with myth, thousands of miles from anywhere and scattered with nearly 900 giant stone heads. Who carved the figures? How did they move them around the island? What became of this civilisation? Speculate on a visit to Rano Raraku, the quarry for the statues’ stone – the semi-carved figures there Read More