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Five Great Spa Vacations That Don't Require a Passport

by Carolyn McLean Robbins. Posted Jan 20th 2011 12:07 PM
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For many, spa vacations are a luxury that seems out of reach. But recently, a slew of resorts have emerged that combine spa treatments like massage, wraps and facials with wellness components including acupuncture, nutritional counseling, fitness classes and even healthy cooking classes. Now, a week or weekend-long getaway can focus on whole body health rather than simply relaxation. You can even choose what type of spa vacation is right for you - do you want a resort that focuses on 6 am hikes or one that allows a glass of wine? Do you prefer a pre-set or a customized program? A getaway with friends or a total immersion in "me" time? These five U.S.-based spa vacations range from coast to coast, don't require a passport and don't have to break the bank. Choose the one that best suits your needs:
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Honeymoon Resorts: Travel Like a Celebrity

by Carolyn McLean Robbins. Posted Jan 19th 2011 09:01 AM
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Want to spend your first days of wedded bliss like the stars? You can. Check out this list of celebrity honeymoon resorts. From new five-star hotels in Lake Como, Italy to far-flung locations like Tahiti, celebs celebrated their marriages all over the globe.
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Where to Stay in New York: New York City Hotels By Neighborhood

by Carolyn McLean Robbins. Posted Dec 15th 2010 12:03 PM
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Welcome to the Big Apple, the city that never sleeps, and for many visitors and natives, the heartbeat of the United States. Home to five boroughs and countless neighborhoods, New York can be intimidating to the first-time traveler. Choosing your New York City hotel can dramatically influence the tone of your trip - from a high-flying Upper East Side luxury property to a quirky little boutique hotel in SoHo or TriBeCa or a tiny room right in the heart of Times Square, you'll want to take into consideration much more than price when planning where to stay in New York.
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