Month: July 2017

Four Spots to Relax Like a Royal

Share: On a long and lazy summer day, there’s not much that beats whiling away the hours by a sparkling pool. But add a cabana and that time-honored guilty pleasure takes a luxury turn. Here are a few tempting opportunities for travelers to experience classic cabana living in destinations from Martha’s Vineyard to the Florida beach to the Arizona desert. And for a fun twist, we’ve included a decidedly nontraditional take on the cabana concept in the Adirondack Mountains. Summer guests of the historic Harbor View Hotel (Edgartown, Mass.) can lounge Vineyard-style in a sleek cabana stocked with two lounge chairs, towels, Harbor...

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Only the Best for our Furry Friends

Share: When my little terrier rescue, Ginger, came down with a horrible bacterial infection that caused open sores all over her body, her veterinarian diagnosed her with possibly have a canine form of leprosy. She was so sick that the only thing she would attempt to eat was homemade food. I’d steam rice and a few carrots, boil chicken and cut them into small pieces before mixing them all together. This home-cooked dog food nourished her and helped keep her alive while she was taking massive doses of antibiotics. She survived, and I stopped making her special meals. Instead,...

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Best and Worst Countries for Wi-Fi Access

Share: The Internet has not spread around the globe equally. Just as each country has its own economic policy, each one’s relationship with technology also affects how it stands in comparison to neighboring nations. Countries With the Best Public Wi-Fi When navigating the globe’s public Wi-Fi hotspots, high-speed Internet is not always easy to come by. The top 20 countries for Wi-Fi are mostly in Europe, with Lithuania and Croatia leading the pack with the fastest download speeds. Article republished with permission from

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My Beauty Buster Experience with Celebrity Esthetician Lora Condon

Share: Until a few weeks ago, I had nothing in common with Tory Johnson, Debra Rush, Flo Anthony and a long list of other celebrities. But now I ‘m a member of the Beauty Buster Experience club, one of the lucky people to have been treated by Lora Condon, who has developed a truly extraordinary facial that is unlike any I have ever experienced. The beauty Buster Experience, a 90-minute treatment includes DMK Enzymes (the magical ingredients!), my own oxygen, LED lights, Beauty Buster Skin Care products, Reiki, a jade roller and—the bonus—a callus-dissolving foot treatment with reflexology. Lora...

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New Ice Cream Craze in Los Angeles

Share: Somi Somi has become a recent Instagram favorite “like,” appealing to millennials and foodies for its unique cone and colorful swirling colors. Located on the second floor of the interior of Madang Mall plaza in Koreatown, Somi Somi is about a ten-minute drive from downtown Los Angeles. They only sell Korean-style “Ah-Boong,” a very popular street food treat in South Korea. Usually there is a line of people seeking this cool, creamy and colorful treat in a taiyaki cone. Locals and tourist are given the option to fill a golden Japanese carp fish-shaped cone with red bean paste...

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