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  • Best City Hotels for Yoga

    Access to yoga while on vacation is a must for many, and while there’s no shortage of exotic spa and wellness resorts that offer expert-instructed classes on the beach or in the jungle, what happens when you want to fit in a little Zen time during a city trip? It seems many city hotels fall short in the yoga department, with oftentimes little more than a boring beginner class thrown in here and there, usually held too early in the morning for most tastes. Fear not: You can count on a good stretch and a clear mind at these yoga-conscious city hotels.

    Posted by Stephanie Johnnidis on March 01, 2012 at 2:25:46 PM EST in Hotels, Trip Ideas
  • Top Tips for Staying Healthy at Sea

    Your cruise vacation should be refreshingly carefree—and we want you to keep it that way. Avoid health risks on the high seas with some expert advice on staying healthy at sea. We've sat down with Dr. Robert Wheeler, a former medical doctor aboard various cruise ships and the current in-house medical director for On Call International, a company that provides customized travel and medical assistance packages. Herewith his insights from our Q&A session, primed for keeping you healthy at sea.

    Posted by Elissa Richard on February 26, 2012 at 9:50:30 AM EST in Cruises
  • New York City’s Best Vacation Workouts

    With such busy day-to-day schedules, it can be tough to fit in a regular exercise regimen. One easy way to make time for some cardio and sculpting (and to indulge in pasta at Babbo guilt-free) is by booking a class during your vacation. In New York City, several specialty workout classes have evolved to target and tone just about any body part. Here are our top five picks.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on February 22, 2012 at 2:21:57 PM EST in Trip Ideas
  • Best Spa Weekend Escapes

    Sometimes, a girl just needs to get away for the weekend for a little relaxation and rejuvenation. At these luxury hotels, ladies can pamper themselves while indulging in the finest spa treatments. Just make sure you don’t enjoy yourself so much that you miss work on Monday!

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on February 14, 2012 at 4:08:00 PM EST in Trip Ideas, Spas, Trip Ideas
  • Find out where you can tighten and tone during your next layover

    Long layovers don't have to be only about sitting around or shopping. These days they can be about burning off vacation calories. Check out for lists of health clubs that are in or near many U.S. and Canadian airports.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on September 22, 2011 at 1:00:00 AM EDT in Travel Tips
  • 10 Tips for Traveling with Sensitive Skin

    When traveling, do you know what hotel toiletries you can rely on and which products you should never leave home without? Especially if you have sensitive skin, here are a few expert tips to follow so both you and your skin can have a beautiful trip.

    Posted by Dr. Leslie Baumann on July 13, 2011 at 1:11:00 PM EDT in Travel Tips Tagged: Hyatt, space, Space
  • 5 Dermatologist Tips for Sun-Safe Packing

    Summer is almost upon us, which means that your travels are probably taking you someplace where you’ll be enjoying the great outdoors. Here are five simple tips to protect your skin from the sun while traveling.

    Posted by Dr. Leslie Baumann on May 24, 2011 at 1:00:00 PM EDT in Travel Tips Tagged: Halloween, coffee, Coffee
  • Be smart about food safety in Central and South America with these tips.

    Drink only bottled water, called agua purificada or agua mineral. It is available even at the smallest stores, and is much cheaper than in North America. Use bottled water even when brushing your teeth.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on May 12, 2011 at 1:00:00 AM EDT in Travel Tips Tagged: Martha's Vineyard, cocktails, Cocktails, roadtrips, Road Trips
  • Airline Food Update: Healthy In-Flight Snacks

    Air travel is fraught with opportunities for diet disasters. Even if you make it safely through the airport food court, you'll still have to confront the temptation of in-flight snacks. Here are the best healthy snacks on each of the major domestic airlines.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on April 25, 2011 at 2:01:38 PM EDT in Travel Tips
  • Find out why Kauai is called the "Healing Island."

    If you look at a globe, you’ll notice that, yes, Hawai‘i is in the middle of the ocean, and then you’ll realize that it’s also a connecting point between East and West. Over the centuries, as people have migrated, the islands have become a melting pot not only of cultures but of healing practices as well.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on April 19, 2011 at 1:00:00 AM EDT in Travel Tips Tagged: Viking Helgi, vikingingvar, Viking Ingvar