SwellWomen's Surf & Yoga Retreats : Experiential Luxury in Nicaragua

Giving women every reason to disconnect and find solace on pristine beaches, SwellWomen's Surf & Yoga Retreats just upped the ante with a new, trendy destination on the map. Already a ten-­year success story on the island of Maui, the company now broadens its reach to Nicaragua, recently touted…


Bordeaux - The Journey Continues

Lacy shares her experience of Bordeaux. Here's the second part of her travels. The next morning and post espresso, we set off less than an hour away for Arcachon Bay to experience a day of true maritime culture. The bay is fed by both fresh and saltwater, and the tides mingle amongst the channels…


Between Sips - Finding Perspective Beyond Bordeaux

Jetting off to Bordeaux you might envision wine-soaked afternoons touring the countryside and the world’s most famous châteaus. Once I arrived, surprisingly there was not a dirt road in sight and my surroundings were rather urban with speedy highways. The beauty of it was, we were heading just…


Dominica - An Island Trip with Lacy Colley Yamaoka

A recent trip to the Caribbean island of Dominica (not to be confused with the Dominican Republic), has given the typical luxury beach vacation a cozy-cush new identity and it’s secret has been kept under wraps for far too long. Having lived in the Hawaiian Islands for a long stint, a visit to a…