Lodge at Woodloch

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Rancho La Puerta Through the Eyes of Spa Newbie

I am currently at Rancho La Puerta for a few days. My plans included being here for the opening of their exciting new cooking school . However, as things generally go with construction, there is some delay and I will only be able to visit the cooking school on Wednesday – not experience a cooking []

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A Long-Distance Anniversary

It’s my 21st wedding anniversary today – September 14th. Peter and I are not able to celebrate together, since he is in New York, and I am in the Philippines at the Turning Point Spa Conference, where I will give a speech tomorrow morning. Hugs to my hubby. I am reminded how everything in life []

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Dubai Spa Shuffle

My twin sister Katrine and I move from the Burj al Arab, where we were royally spoiled, to the Madinat Jumeirah Resort and Spa, which is right across the street. It is our birthday, and we are thrilled to be celebrating it together in Dubai. You can see from the photo that this move is []

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Ski Dubai or Spa Dubai?

Can’t believe I am sitting here in the locker room at Ski Dubai with my rental parka, pants, and ski boots on, while the temperature outside is close to 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Yes, my twin sister got to plan the day, and she insisted on this outing because she likes to do everything that is []