SINGAPORE: Fabulous at 50

Join the jubilee and hit the ‘new kampong’ like a local as the lion city celebrates 50 years of independence. Singapore, a former fishing village, has transformed itself into a stylish powerhouse with rooftop gardens, gourmet burgers, indie flicks and nightclubs. Start off your stay with a fresh ginger ninja soda on the hippest new block in Singapore, Keong Saik Road, located on the fringes … [Read more...]

Cycle Into The Authentic Heart of SPAIN And PORTUGAL

wandermelon partners with Pure Adventures to bring you self-guided tours pairing great cycling with world-class gastronomy and natural wonders Our team of writers at wandermelon is always looking for ways to inspire and inform your travels. Traveling the globe, we search for the experiences we think will surprise and delight you and, hopefully, motivate you to make your own discoveries. One of … [Read more...]

Latest SPA BUZZ, Intuitive Counseling

More and more, people are turning to spiritual leaders and psychics to help guide them through life's journey and challenging obstacles. A new partnership between renown psychic Susan King and the iconic Hotel Bel Air has created the first in-residence program in Los Angeles for the UK-based intuitive counseling specialist. This new wellness initiative is being offered on-site at their … [Read more...]

Summer Festivals In BRITISH COLUMBIA

As spring turns to summer, Canada's westernmost province proves an ideal backdrop for celebration -- from mountain adventures and meditating, to building sandcastles or listening to a symphony by the sea. Here are a few of BC's favorite fests. British Columbia festivals and events are as diverse as its geography and residents. Love arts and culture? British Columbia has festivals that focus … [Read more...]

NEW YORK CITY: Hip To The Marlton

GenY takes over one of the Beat Generation’s favorite haunts in the cultural and historic heart of NYC. 
 What could be cooler than a Greenwich Village flophouse that used to host the likes of Jack Kerouac back in the literary heyday of New York, stunningly converted from an NYU freshman dorm into one of New York’s hippest hotel? In 2013, New Zealand-born hotelier Sean MacPherson (owner of The … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day SPA Getaways

It's time to give mom a break and pamper her at any of the following luxurious spas in Mexico, California and Arizona. Whether it's getting a massage creekside, swimming in a sparkling pool or strolling through a zen garden, show mom that life is a bed of roses (especially with a sweet red rose massage and facial). You can always book a stay or treatment for a future date and celebrate mom all … [Read more...]

CALIFORNIA Desert Escape: Time to Relax and Rejuvenate at La Quinta Resort

A girls’ weekend at California’s iconic La Quinta Resort & Club, includes tranquil spa treatments, upscale culinary experiences and chillin’ in a swanky new casita. As spring fever set in, I decided that a visit to La Quinta Resort & Club was called for and arranged a trip with my 14-yr. old daughter. After a stressful few months, we were both looking forward to a reprieve, away … [Read more...]

Stargazing, Movie Making and Scorpion Hunting in ARIZONA’s Sonoran Desert

The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain has added nine one-of-a-kind adventures to its popular recreation program, with a focus on authentic southwestern experiences. From late-evening hunts for fluorescent scorpions, to family movie-making and an intriguing Ridge and Ruin discovery tour, the new activities take spectacular advantage of the property’s 850-acre high Sonoran Desert setting and of … [Read more...]

Waves for Water: Cartagena, COLOMBIA

Kinga Philipps goes on a mission with Waves for Water to Cartagena and provides clean drinking water to communities in need. You can do the same, just by packing a few filters in your suitcase. There’s a surplus of humanitarian needs in the world we live in. Fortunately, humanity redeems itself with the efforts of people who offer their support, energy, funds and (most importantly) time to make … [Read more...]

Golden Temples and Floating Markets in BANGKOK

From majestic palaces, to open-air markets and elephant rides, Bangkok offers a myriad of ways for visitors to experience Thailand’s unique culture. As the capital of Thailand, Bangkok serves as the country’s cultural, spiritual and culinary center. With more than 10 million inhabitants, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with all the city has to offer. Our suggestion is to sample the best of … [Read more...]