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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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  • Providenciales in Turks and Caicos Island Vacations

    By Michele McIntyre – I’ve recently returned from Providenciales, a tropical paradise in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI), where I spent nine days soaking up the sun, fun and culture. I was pleasantly surprised at how...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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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....

    • Posted 7 years ago
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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...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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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...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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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...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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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...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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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...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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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...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • The Spa at Wintergreen Resort introduces three fall spa treatments

    I’ve just returned from the spectacular Wintergreen Resort, an 11,000-acre four-season resort located in the Blue Ridge Mountains southwest of Charlottesville, VA. Wintergreen is a one-of-a-kind resort community that boasts nearly 270 condominiums and homes ranging from...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Anaheim offers visitors more than Disneyland Resort

    Deep into the planning stages of a recent trip to Southern California, I discovered that Anaheim (the 10th largest in the state of California) and Orange County have so much more to offer visitors than the Disneyland...

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  • Wintergreen Resort, Wintergreen VA

    Spa and Travel Review By Michele McIntyre – I’ve just returned from a weekend at Wintergreen Resort, located in the heart of Central Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Wintergreen has been on my list of places to visit...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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    The Lodge at Torrey Pines, La Jolla California

    By Michele McIntyre – Oh, Lodge at Torrey Pines.  You had me at hello from your doorman attired in kilted Scottish dress.  The bellman (he’s dressed in traditional bellman dress from the early 1900’s), probably more helpful and...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • Spa and Travel Review: The Whiteface Lodge

    The groundhog may have promised an early spring and even the calendar hints at warmer days ahead, but I can assure you that there is plenty of winter left in the Lake Placid region of New York...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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    Spa and Travel Review: JW Marriott Marquis Miami

    By Michele McIntyre – Arriving in thriving downtown Miami is quite a culture shock after spending a week in the laid-back island vibe known as the Florida Keys. But that’s exactly what I did on a recent...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • Valentine’s Massage for Two

    By Michele McIntyre – If the traditional dinner and a movie seem all too familiar, it might be time to break out of that rut for Valentine’s Day and try something new. The day to celebrate love...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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