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Texas Spa Roundup: Give Your Body a Break

Texas Spa Roundup:  Give Your Body a Break
BY MICHELLE JERSON
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
TRAVEL AND LEISURE

In Houston, the rodeo may have been in town, but after I landed at George Bush Intercontinental Airport, I was on my way to a lodge an hour outside of Houston to begin a very different roundup of health and wellness lodges and resorts for the week. First stop was the Deer Lake Lodge and Spa. The flight to Houston is not expensive on United Airlines, and the lodge offers a car service to pick you up at the airport. Brian from Creekside Limousine picked me up and gave me a great intro tutorial to the lodge on the way.

I originally chose to come here after meeting them at an organic spa event in NYC last year. I have covered health and wellness facilities like Canyon Ranch (now known as Carillon Hotel and Spa) in Miami and Chiva Som in Thailand, but I’ve never done a true detox. Based on what I knew about detoxing before arriving, I thought I was in for a few days of vegetable juices and wheatgrass shots throughout the day in combination with some light soups. When I first saw my program, the words shot out of my mouth, “Is this it for everyday?” Normally, I eat very healthy at home, so I didn’t think the whole program would be such a shock. However, it was a bit different than expected. Most of the time, I was very full, except for the second night after my soup dinner and yoga. Had I gone to sleep early, I probably wouldn’t have realized just how hungry I was!

 

Kingsmill Resort: Golfing at its Finest in Historic Williamsburg

Kingsmill Resort:  Golfing at its Finest in Historic Williamsburg
BY BOB & SANDY NESOFF
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
TRAVEL AND LEISURE

It’s been said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.

If that’s the case locales around the world have been imitating the Scot...

Camelback Vying for Top Ski/Resort Title

Camelback Vying for Top Ski/Resort Title
BY BOB & SANDY NESOFF
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
TRAVEL AND LEISURE
Over recent years ski resorts throughout the country have been trying to figure out how to monetize their investment in warm weather.&nb...

See France and Take Your Hotel Room With You

See France and Take Your Hotel Room With You
BY BOB & SANDY NESOFF
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
TRAVEL AND LEISURE

France has gotten a bad rap over the years with the story that its residents are not only unfriendly, but downright hostile to tourists....

Punta Gorda, the Different Florida

Punta Gorda, the Different Florida
BY BOB & SANDY NESOFF
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
TRAVEL AND LEISURE

A native Floridian once said that eventually the state government would have to place a sign at the border with Georgia that said: “Full...

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