Do you ever feel like crap when you hop off of a flight? All that energy you mustered to get your shit together that morning (or evening) went out the window like that? Ever feel like you’ve been licking cotton balls and have sand for spit once you land? What about feeling all stiff and cramped once you finally stretch to disembark? Yeah, that’s jetlag, muscle cramping, and the dehydration that flying inevitably causes. Thanks to my mama’s constitution and bodily composition, unless something all-natural is happening to me, my body is pretty much high maintenance. I can hike, and…

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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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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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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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An oasis, nestled between desert and mountain landscapes. Sharp white walls, intricately adorned arches, large, heady domes, lush olive trees surrounding an endless still pool, and Islamic-style architecture — all taking you back in time to the resplendent grandeur and beauty of those early century palaces of Arabian sultans. Oh, and I did I mention you can still get snatched while on vacation here? LOL. Welcome to Palais Namaskar, the Marrakech, Morocco based luxury wellness hotel. Since it opened it’s doors in only 2012, it’s been named Best Hotel in Africa among many other accolades. The Grounds: I could mention the…

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