Photo of the Week: Sydney Opera House

The last time I was in Sydney, I was amazed at the spectacular sunrises and sunsets over the harbor and the famous opera house. I snapped this shot just after sunrise, when the sun finally broke through the morning clouds. Moments earlier, the sky exploded with pinks, yellows and oranges, which I also captured…

Quick Look: Pangkor Laut, Malaysia

There is no airport on the island of Pangkor Laut. There is merely a helipad and a dock. Getting there is half the fun. Here’s a quick look at this luxury private island resort off the coast of Malaysia. The resort’s helicopter met me at the Kuala Lumpur airport. I returned to the mainland by the resort’s private yacht.

Learning to Meditate w/ Deepak Chopra

I was awakened by a dream. It was my first attempt at meditation, and instead of finding enlightenment or inner peace, I fell asleep in my chair. I was at The Chopra Center in Carlsbad, California, a mind and body wellness retreat that intertwines…

The Riviera Maya’s Best Spas

The jet pool at Grand Velas The Riviera Maya boasts more destination spas per square mile???plus a better beach???than anywhere else in Mexico. And nestled among the meandering lagoons of Mayakoba, ensconced on its own miniature island, the 17,000…