• A Honu Day for Me – Best Snorkeling Beaches off Kihei, Maui

    It’s a typical Maui day for a tourist like me. I drive down the hill from my condo towards my designated beach as the sun gains strength, take a walk, snorkel, and hang out for a while...

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  • Zion Ponderosa Ranch – The Perfect Base Camp to Explore Zion National Park’s Eastern Rim

    By J “Kat” Loren— I’ve never been one for deserts, preferring lush mountains and trees, rushing rivers, waterfalls and oceans to what I perceived as arid nothingness. However, a trip to Zion National Park flooded my senses...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Movin’ It at Movara Fitness Resort

    By J “Kat” Loren — Craving a week away at a resort focusing on fitness in the company of like-minded adventurers, I flew to Las Vegas and caught a limo to St. George, Utah – home of...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Affordable luxury
    A Gem of Affordable Luxury – Sparkling Hill Resort

    Every season has its beauty. It’s as true on the face of nature as it is on the human face. After a week at Sparkling Hill Resort in British Columbia’s Okanagan Lake region, three hours drive from...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • The Perfect Retreat: Mountain Trek into Health and Wholeness

    By J. Kat Loren– If I were to choose a perfect vacation far away from all responsibilities (but still able to connect via internet), I’d choose a place where I could breath fresh mountain air, smell the...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • Reversing Disease: Pritikin’s Weekend

    By J. Kat Loren– I drove past the beautiful sprawling golf course of Miami’s Trump National Doral Resort and turned into the spa entrance, trusting that the Pritikin Program was tucked inside someplace along the winding driveway....

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • Top 4 Natural Wonders of the Big Island

    By J. Kat Loren  – #1 Giant Manta Rays The best dive in theatre on the Big Island presents one of the most mesmerizing shows you will ever see – the Cirque du Manta Ray. Divers swim...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Some Like it Hot: Sleeping on an Active Volcano

    By J. Kat Loren – Mark Twain liked it hot. Jack London wasn’t afraid of a little heat either. Apparently, they both enjoyed traveling in mountains and on the open ocean. Twain’s editor at the Sacramento Union booked...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Intergenerational Cruising: The No-stress Family Vacation

    Everyone’s done it in my family but me. When my sister called and said mom and dad wanted to take the Star Princess cruise to Alaska in August, round trip from their homes near the San Francisco...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • 6 tips from Wellspring Way of Weightloss
    6 Tips from the Wellspring Way of Weight Loss

    By J “Kat” Loren − Sometimes, we make health and fitness harder than it needs to be and while we contemplate change, few of us go all the way to reach a new goal – especially as...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Too Fat for 50: Losing the Weight Before I Lose My Mind

    By J. “Kat” Loren− Standing before my bathroom mirror the image staring back at me reveals the truth that I’m fat, I’m over 50, and I’m afraid that after a recent knee surgery, that I’m now too...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Fitness After 50: Best Motivational Fitness Products for Every Woman

    By J “Kat” Loren− I’ve tried many fitness products over the years but as I get older, I find that the equipment and gadgets of my youth no longer serve my over-50 body. So I went in...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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