Bae and the Beach: Beach Vacation Beauty Essentials

  Listen up ladies (and gents), we all know why we love heading to the beach with your significant other, the sun, the sand, the surf, a perfect opportunity to get closer to the one you’re feelin’. But we alllll also know, it’s the perfect opportunity to flex the results of that diet you’ve been dying on, get a golden glow, and remind bae why he/she what a stunner they have by their side! And while that beach beauty is the best filter, allow me to share with you some of my old, and new beauty product go-to’s that I…

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Katikies Hotel in Santorini, Greece

So yeah, some off season in the future, here’s where you’ll find us. Found in the gorgeous village of Oia in Santorini rests Katikies Hotel; a stunning hideaway located 100 meters above the incandescent Caldera of Santorini. Just so y’all know, a caldera is a body of water that has been formed inside a hole made by the collapse of land following a volcanic eruption. Don’t worry, this one is long extinct. Nerd moment over. Boasting two award winning infinity pools, an amazing hot tub nestled inside a finished cave, three restaurants and caldera-view suites with all-white every-thang decor, this is…

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#WanderlustWednesday: Jah in Jamaica; GoldenEye Hotel & Resort

Nestled between a turquoise lagoon and the Caribbean Sea on Jamaica’s north coast is the luxurious, yet casually chic GoldenEye Hotel. Once a three-bedroom home to former spy turned novelist, 007 author Ian Fleming, the three villas have expanded to 11 beach-front cottages and six lagoon suites. Sigh, the ultimate in island rustic luxury, this hotel boasts two foodie-approved restaurants, Bizot Bar and Gazebo, a saltwater and freshwater pool and spa. For the more adventurous type, the hotel offers snorkeling, stand-up paddleboarding, an excursion on a glass bottom boat to the sea the bucolic wonder of the area’s reefs, sailing,…

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Egypt Like You’ve Never Seen It: Adrére Amellal Desert Ecolodge

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think about traveling to Egypt? Pyramids, hieroglyphs, ancient archeological sites, and ruins of course. But now, you can have a whole other reason to travel to the region. A glorious oasis from another era, situated in a white limestone mountain in the Siwa Oasis, an urban oasis in the heart of Egypt’s Western Desert between the Qattara Depression and the Egyptian Great Sand Sea, lies one of the world’s most remote hotels; Adrére Amellal: Desert Ecolodge. Because of the Siwa Oasis’ remote location, a distinctive and unique cultural preservation has occurred here.…

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Wanderlust of the Week: Chile’s EcoCamp Patagonia

Thinking about backpacking through Patagonia? Nah, okay. Even if it wasn’t on your bucket list of places to visit, this dope eco-camp, that makes camping look glamorous just may change your mind. Scene set: A brilliant night, cloudless, with stars, and constellations gleaming above. Awe-inspiring snow capped granite mountains, lush greenery, and pristine waterways surround you. Nestled in this unearthly wilderness is EcoCamp Patagonia, an award-winning sustainable lodge in the heart of Torres del Paine National Park. Here, you can appreciate nature up close and personal while still basking in luxurious amenities like polar fleece sheets, woolen blankets, feather quilts, gourmet…

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