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Saturday, November 3rd, 2007

Wellness: A “Tahitian Princess” Rainbow

by Sharon Spence Lieb Offshore Bora Bora’s jagged peaks, the frenzy begins. Black tipped reef sharks circle a brave group of snorkelers. Thirty stingrays undulate around our legs, hungry for fresh sardines our guide tosses them. Overhead, two massive black frigate birds dive for leftovers.Just another exotic morning for “Tahitian Princess” cruise passengers who signed

Monday, December 4th, 2006

Wellness: Manitoba, Canada: Swimming with Baby Beluga

by Sharon Spence Lieb —Churchill, Manitoba, Canada: Wriggling into a too-tight neoprene wetsuit, I’m ready to hug a beluga. I’ve flown 1910 miles from Charleston, South Carolina, to Hudson Bay, Canada, to swim with the 3,000 snow...

Wednesday, August 16th, 2006

Culture: Thailand: Mystical Elephant Encounters

by Sharon Spence Lieb Chiang Mai, Thailand… In my fantasy, I am Keeper of the Royal Elephants for his Majesty, The King of Thailand: “Bring me a female White Elephant,” my King commands. “Sacred and rare, they’re...

Thursday, May 11th, 2006

Wellness: A Gift of Serenity: Life Lessons from The Canadian Rockies

by Sharon Spence Lieb Turquoise Lake Beauvert dazzles from every cozy corner of our Jasper Park Lodge cabin. “Turn off that TV,” she demands. “Don’t answer your cell. Forget email. Come. Someone wants to meet you.” We...

Wednesday, November 9th, 2005

Review: Spa Review Red Mountain Spa, Utah

by Sharon Spence I dream of hiking on the moon. Until I get there though, scrambling among gorgeous red and gold sandstone cliffs will do quite nicely. As a guest at Red Mountain Spa, I’m one of...