• Lake Austin Spa Resort, Austin, Texas (Part II)

    By Michele Mcintyre− In part one of this travel story, I was saying goodbye to my nine fabulous spa pals after spending the day together at the Lake House Spa. You can read about my journey of...

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    Journey of Many Friends to Lake Austin Spa Resort (Part I)

    By Michele McIntyre– When I’m not traveling or writing about travel, I can be found planning and orchestrating some sort of elaborate travel scheme. Girlfriend getaways? They’re my favorite trips to plan. I’ve been traveling with a...

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  • 24 Hours at Turning Stone Resort

    By Michele McIntyre− At exit 33 off the New York State Thruway just thirty miles east of Syracuse, The Lodge at Turning Stone is a respite among the dizzying array of activity at The Turning Stone Resort....

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  • 24 Hours in Family-Friendly Canandaigua, New York

    You want me to do what? Did I say that out loud? Or did I keep those words fearful words trapped inside my bubble of private thoughts? Regardless, it’s exactly what I was thinking as I stepped...

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  • Royal Isabela

    By Michele Mcintyre− “Welcome Home”. It’s a greeting that surprises and delights us as we pass through the gates of Royal Isabela in Puerto Rico’s northwest corner. This warm welcome sets the tone splendidly for our all...

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  • 11 day Southern California Road Trip Itinerary

    By Michele McIntyre – On this trip to Southern California I’m ticking off spots on my travel bucket list – spots I must see before health, finances or other circumstances prevent me from doing so. This itinerary...

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  • Family Fun Weekend in Philadelphia

    I have a new favorite city for family fun that’s only four hours from Syracuse. It’s got excellent hotels, scrumptious food, scores of family-friendly attractions and easy to navigate streets. Can you guess where it is? The...

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    My Top Picks in New Orleans, LA

    By Michele McIntyre – A girls weekend in New Orleans is the perfect tonic when life gets a little too ordinary. Visiting at Christmas time was a bit surreal: Shouldn’t I be preparing for the holiday season...

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  • Spa and Travel Review: Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa

    By Michele McIntyre − I’m afraid of heights. It’s not exactly a paralyzing fear but it’s more than a healthy caution. The fear doesn’t stop me from flying on airplanes, climbing and skiing reasonably sized mountains or...

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  • Travel Review: My Top Picks in Tucson, Arizona

    I’ve just returned from 6 days in Tucson, Arizona to check out the spa, wellness, dining and travel scene. If you’re a lover of all things desert, this is your kind of place! The October weather was...

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  • Spa and Travel Review: Greek Peak Mountain Resort and Hope Lake Lodge

    By Michele McIntyre − For parents of school-age children, the recent 16-day Christmas break may have felt like the longest in history. The mercury was on a wild ride with temps dipping from a low of minus...

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  • Lessons, Lodging and Lunching at Okemo Mountain Resort

    “You’re not giving yourself enough credit. You’re a solid intermediate skier.” These are the words I’ve been longing to hear for nearly 20 years since I started skiing on a frigid cold night in February. Not knowing...

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