Escapes

Escapes

A Getaway for the Mind, Body and Sprit at Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health

A Getaway for the Mind, Body and Sprit at Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health

The view of the lake and the Berkshires from Kripalu’s front lawn. Kripalu is many things, but really it is just one. It’s one of […]

by × June 15, 2012 × 0 comments

Escapes

Parador Resort and Spa: Costa Rica's Sustainable Jewel

Parador Resort and Spa: Costa Rica's Sustainable Jewel

Nestled high above Costa Rica’s scenic Pacific coastline, on acres upon acres of teeming-with-wildlife rainforests and adjacent to stunning Manuel Antonio Park, sits Parador Resort and […]

by × May 31, 2012 × 1 comment

Escapes, Uncategorized

Hammocks Are the New Awesome

Hammocks Are the New Awesome

Starre Vartan happily hammocking at SeaU Guest House in Barbados. Photo: Simon Apter The fact that I am writing this post from an actual hammock […]

by × May 4, 2012 × 4 comments

Escapes

Earth Day Giveaway: BBC's Frozen Planet Prize Package

Earth Day Giveaway: BBC's Frozen Planet Prize Package

It’s one of the most wonderful times of the year, so we thought we’d shower you with some Earth Day goods. Since we’re huge fans […]

by × April 20, 2012 × 1 comment

Escapes

Escapes Eats: The Walrus and The Carpenter Locavore Restaurant in Seattle

Escapes Eats: The Walrus and The Carpenter Locavore Restaurant in Seattle

I had traveled much of the world, but had never been to the glorious Pacific Northwest until I met Simon, (now) my boyfriend of two […]

by × April 20, 2012 × 0 comments

Escapes

The Top Ten Reasons I’m Super Excited to Be Attending Wanderlust 2012!

The Top Ten Reasons I’m Super Excited to Be Attending Wanderlust 2012!

Wanderlust is a yoga-arts-music (and general awesomeness) festival that takes place in various locations around the United States and Canada every summer. I heard from […]

by × April 6, 2012 × 1 comment

Escapes

Have Yoga, Will Travel

Have Yoga, Will Travel

Starre Vartan does yoga on the California Coast. The thing that I love most about yoga is how flexible it is; I practice to focus […]

by × April 3, 2012 × 4 comments

Escapes, Fair Fashion

Escapes Travel Style: The Necessity of the Hankie

Escapes Travel Style: The Necessity of the Hankie

Image via Mike Baird on Flickr. Some think hankies are old-fashioned. I find that they are one of the most useful things I carry – […]

by × March 26, 2012 × 2 comments

Escapes

Why We Love NYC's Think Coffee

Why We Love NYC's Think Coffee

Recently, I conducted an intern search, and since Eco Chick is one of the many companies that works virtually, that means I had to find […]

by × March 5, 2012 × 0 comments

Escapes

Tesla Unveils the New Model X (and Watch Elon Musk Adorably Nerd Out!)

Tesla Unveils the New Model X (and Watch Elon Musk Adorably Nerd Out!)

When I was recently at the North American Auto Show in Detroit, I got a chance to check out the Tesla Model S, an electric […]

by × February 11, 2012 × 1 comment