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Top Spa Destinations in Europe: Get Away From It All The Luxury Way

pink flowers, sea shells, sea salt, and massage towels, symbolizing the beauty and wellness at top spa destinations europe

If heading to the crowded ski slopes, a Caribbean island or a cruise with (seemingly) everyone else is not your cup of tea, or you have “been there, done that”, why not use your break for true rejuvenation? Rather than rubbing elbows this year to get in a line or a spot at the pool, you could be relaxing and healing mind, body and spirit after a hectic fall and holiday period at one of the top spa destinations in Europe.

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A Luxury Eco Safari Can Save The World – How You Can Choose to Travel for Good

luxury travel advisor Theresa Jackson with national park rangers in the Kruger national park on her luxury eco safari tour

Did you ever go on a luxury eco safari? I used to love to primitive camp. Put me out in the woods with barely a tent, and I was happy to be connected to nature. I learned the principles of Leave No Trace which taught me more than I wanted about minimal impact on the land and to flora and fauna. My favorite experience was a backcountry backpacking trip in the Bighorn Mountains of Wyoming when I was 16.

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Tip 7: Who IS the Luxury Traveler (And Why You Should Be One, Too)

luxury traveler and luxury travel advisor Theresa Jackson on a private yacht

Luxury can mean different things at different life stages. For some, it is about the best party – with VIP access. To others, it is a 5-star hotel in a fabulous city. Families seek combinations of fun, relaxation and learning experiences. Others love a rich adventure or a cultural immersion. And then there are the beach or spa resort set. Not any one type of vacation is exclusive of another; often people want several elements in one vacation.

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How to Have Immersive Travel or How I Learned From My Mistakes – And You Can, Too

luxury travel advisor Theresa Jackson in front of a street painting, sharing her immersive travel experiendes

When I had the opportunity to live in Europe about 8 years ago for a 2 year period, I felt like I had to hit the ground running.  So much to see from gathered “must-dos” of guidebooks and internet sites! My photo album/Facebook life wouldn’t be complete without shots of iconic sites alone, with me and my family or visiting friends.

So that is what I did. For about 6 months I spent hours and hours in research additional to what I had done as soon as I got he news we were moving. I scoured websites, accommodation sites, touring sites.  

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Top 10 Tips to Creating the Luxury Adventure of a Lifetime

luxury eco lounge in South Africa, symbolizing the beauty of a luxury adventure trip

Luxury adventure travel is one of life’s great rewards. It as many advantages: It lets us explore the world and expand our horizons beyond work and the obligations of daily life. Luxury adventure travel enables us to go for the deep dive into a passion or try something new. It challenges us and tests our limits. It sends us to remote corners of the world where few are privileged to go.

Most of all, luxury adventure fulfills dreams of a lifetime.

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Responsible Tourism: Four Tips to Kick Your Travels Up a Notch for You and the Places You Visit

a group of tourists visit with the locals on their responsible tourism travel tourWhat is responsible tourism? The UN has declared 2017 the Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. I am so excited! It’s an entire year dedicated to reminding us that tourism is not only about seeing destinations. It’s about connecting with local people and local cultures. The goal is to minimize our impact on the environment, and to grow local economies, creating peace through understanding.

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