Tango Diva : Travel Stories for Women, by Women



Thursday, May 11th, 2006

Wellness: The Tibetan Side of Mount Everest

by Sharyn Smith I have returned from Mount Everest relatively unscathed, if not unaffected. The trip was brutal: driving for two straight days there, and two more back, in a luggage truck with three chain-smoking, butter-tea drinking, yak-eating Tibetans who spoke no English, and were apparently unable to understand my Tibetan. All attempts at communication

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...

Friday, March 10th, 2006

Wellness: Tahiti: Mo’orean Idyll

You know those days when you feel so overwhelmed with all the information that is streaming through your every technological device? You sort of wish for the time when you were only paging coded messages to your...

Friday, March 10th, 2006

Wellness: The Dominican Republic: An Escape to the Caribbean

by Ana Maria Toro I knew it was time for a vacation when I felt my face getting red after a client interrupted me at a meeting. If something so insignificant could turn my face the color...

Friday, March 10th, 2006

Wellness: Nepal: Solo in the Himalayas

I was 21,000 feet in the air in the Himalayas, in a rattletrap plane even more flimsy than the Palm Desert skydiving tin can I had braved the previous month before, when I realized what I was...

Friday, March 10th, 2006

Wellness: Spa Diva: Unwinding in Thailand

by Adrienne Arieff Here are a few of my favorite spas and resorts in Thailand. And don’t forget to try a Thai massage—they alone are worth the trip. * * * * Sri Lanta Resort Koh Lanta...

Monday, February 20th, 2006

Wellness: Chocolate Tasting in Britain: God Save the Bean!

by Wendy H. King Look out, Switzerland, Holland, and Belgium! Britain has moved in on your chocolate turf. Who knew? The land that gave us black pudding, haggis, and eel pie also produces—and consumes—internationally award-wining chocolate. Today,...

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