Hog Island has always delivered some of the most delicious West Coast oysters but with climate change's colossal effect on Pacific Ocean seafood its farmed oyster beds not far from San Francisco are ever-more vital.
Bo CaPhe is a delicious Vietnamese-American restaurant in New York's Soho, where you should go for real Vietnamese food - and some yummy American eating, too.
Ressionista fashion promoted by Goodwill Industries in a new blog shows that Barbie at 50 and shopaholics are so over and done with.
For all the senses that France excites, the most pleasurable for me arrives with the unexpected. If you want to take a group to a breathtakingly simple, comfortable and genuine country retreat, where a Zen-like spirit creates an atmosphere of peace, beauty and exploration, then consider Le Moulin de Vaux two hours west of Paris in Chateau-du-Loir between Le Mans and Tours.
The more I travel, the more I miss -- and need -- yoga. Struggling to manage a 50-pound suitcase plus golf clubs and a computer case for a week of East Coast travel resulted in a recent rude reminder that my yoga practice cannot slip on the road.
Sticking to our workouts while traveling for business is not always easy, but hotels are increasingly more accommodating with in-room fitness options for our exercise while on the road. Westin, Marriott, Omni, Wyndham and Hilton chains are among those responding to the healthy expectations of business travelers. Through its "Women on Their Way" program, Wyndham is making a special pitch to women business travelers and provides a helpful website.
Westin Hotels have become the first hotel chain to go smoke free and have now converted all 77 properties in the US, Canada and the Caribbean, the New York Times reports. The upscale chain, a division of Starwood Hotels & Resorts, draws many business travelers and has great moderately priced accommodations.
In a major nutrition survey reported in the Journal for the American Dietetic Association, women who ate breakfast were 30 percent less likely to be overweight. The results indicate that the longtime adage advocating starting the day with a good breakfast not only gives us energy for the day but also has long-term benefits.
As a business womantraveler, I've added yoga to my travel workout menu. I've found a reliable online resource for simple travel yoga practice. With a laptop, I can view yoga poses on the Web, as well as listen to meditation music on a CD and play exercise videos, including pilates, in my room.
The hot trend in vacation travel by snobs comes in bumper stickers and handbags with coded zip codes and area codes. A scientist has compared this to preening behavior by baboons.