Travel

Hidden gems: 5 must-see national parks you’ve never heard of

Try one of these national treasures for your next family excursion. Your kids will thank you.

Traveling alone: one woman’s journey to heal her soul

As Author Robin Murphy turned fifty, she felt emotionally and spiritually exhausted. But a solo road trip across the U.S. was just the cure she needed. She shares her journey in this special book excerpt from 'Eat Pray Love Made Me Do It.'

Beauty in full bloom: visiting the cherry blossoms in D.C.

This week marks the peak blossoming point of the 3,000 cherry trees that line the Tidal Basin in our nation's capital.

Sunsets across America: a visual journey

The arrival of spring will usher in warmer, longer evenings. These 11 stunning photos will let your mind travel across the U.S. and daydream about the happy and bright summer nights that await you in 2016.

5 therapeutic strategies for couples on vacation

On your next trip, leave the vacation stress and emotional baggage behind and try these 5 simple gestures and games to reconnect and strengthen your relationship.

5 genius tips for flying with kids

Between airport food and restless tots, flying off for Spring Break with the whole family isn't always as easy as we want it to be. With these five great travel ideas from other smart moms, you'll be in for a smoother ride.

Open Oculus

With the long-awaited opening of Oculus at the World Trade Center Transportation Hub, a new space for reflection, hope, and healing has been created. Indeed, this beautiful piece of architecture is more than meets the eye.

11 Instagramers with a different view of the world

These stunning accounts from women all over the globe will open your eyes and capture your heart. All you have to do is click "follow."

5 surprisingly romantic getaways for St. Valentine’s Day

Paris may be the #1 city lovers want to visit this Valentine's day, but these destinations are charming, sweet, and only a domestic flight (or…

The mystery of ‘thin places’

There are certain spots in the world where, if you sit quietly, the distance between heaven and earth collapses.

Julia Child’s Provence cottage gets new lease on life

Follow in the great chef's steps and cook up a tasty dish in her rural French retreat.

Putting nature on your calendar

We all need to open our doors for more time with nature. It's no longer optional.

9 beautiful weekend retreats to help you push the reset button

As you resolve to organize the house and lose weight, be sure to also make space for spirituality this year. Here are 12 affordable retreats…

Discovering Paris in New York

Whether the attraction can be traced to France’s gift of the iconic Statue of Liberty, the gobs of French transplants sharing their magnetic culture and eats, or simply, New Yorkers’ deep admiration for Parisians’ Joie de Vivre, The Big Apple has clearly been romanced by The City of Lights’ charms.