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The Best Healthy Vacation Destination: Hilton Head Health Resort

By J “Kat” Loren : : Spanish moss draped trees lined the streets as I drove onto Hilton Head Island on my way to Hilton Head Head Resort in winter. … Continue reading

May 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

Tips for Touring St Augustine, Florida

by J “Kat” Loren : : St Augustine, Florida is one of America’s most romantic cities. A city to be savored, it is best explored on foot. Forget about your … Continue reading

February 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

Sage Lodge: A Slice of Heaven along the Yellowstone in Montana’s Paradise Valley

By J “Kat” Loren : : As I drive through the golden hills of the Paradise Valley towards Sage Lodge, situated between Bozeman, Montana and Yellowstone National Park’s NW entrance, … Continue reading

January 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

Lose the Red Wine flush: Travel with Üllo!

By J “Kat” Loren : : Red wine rearranges my face. My mouth feels a certain metallic tartness. My cheeks blush. My nose flushes red as the American red wine … Continue reading

January 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

Mermaid Lessons: Kayak Snorkeling off Hawaii’s Kealakekua Bay

By Julia “Kat” Loren : :   My niece Zoe, had never been snorkeling off a kayak before but the calm waters off Captain Cook Monument near Kona’s Kealakekua Bay … Continue reading

January 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

Watching for the Rise

by J “Kat” Loren Look deeper. You know I lie in wait. My red band taunting you. Your hatband dotted with surreal flies you think will fool me. So close … Continue reading

June 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Reading the Waters of Life: All of life can be understood in a day by the river

All of life can be understood in a day of fly fishing by the river

June 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

MeRa’s Mini-Epic (m-e) Journeys for Photographers

by J “Kat” Loren :: If anyone knows about the transformative power of photography its Me-Ra Koh. She reveals this so vulnerably on her blog, “I didn’t find photography – … Continue reading

April 28, 2018 · 1 Comment

Cape Disappointment on Long Beach Peninsula, Washington: Best Hikes for Pacific NW Photographers

by J. “Kat” Loren : : You won’t be disappointed in this fabulously scenic photography stop. On the way to Southern Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula, stop off at Cape Disappointment … Continue reading

April 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Drinking Cure: Experiencing Bohemia’s Royal Spa Town of Carlsbad in the Czech Republic

: : by J “Kat” Loren : : Drinking cures most everything – that is if you are drinking the right thing – water. Not just any water, mind you, … Continue reading

February 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

A Honu Day for Me – Best Morning and Evening Snorkeling Beaches off Kihei, Maui

By J. “Kat” Loren : : It’s a typical Maui day for a tourist like me. I drive down the hill from my condo towards my designated beach as the … Continue reading

February 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

iChica Meets Davey Outrageous – the Malbec Man

by J “Kat” Loren : : In the tiny town of Plain, on the east side of Steven’s Pass, Seattleites who have summer cabins near Lake Wenatchee and cross country … Continue reading

January 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Zion Ponderosa Ranch – The Perfect Base Camp to Explore Zion National Park’s Eastern Rim

by J “Kat” Loren : : I’ve never been one for deserts, preferring lush mountains and trees, rushing rivers, waterfalls and oceans to what I perceived as arid nothingness. However, … Continue reading

August 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Kayaking into the Salish Sea

Video – Summer days . . .Lazy days…  

July 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Exploring the Wild Side at the North Cascades Institute

A Photo Essay by J. “Kat” Loren : : Escape to the wilderness has never been so easy or so comfortably fun until I discovered the beautiful facility called the … Continue reading

July 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Pearling around Tahiti

by J “Kat” Loren : : We met in a Pearl Grading class at the Gemological Institute of America in Carlsbad, CA. He, a young, blond, quintessential California surfer with … Continue reading

July 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Movin’ it at Movara Fitness Resort

by J “Kat” Loren : : Craving a week away at a resort focusing on fitness in the company of like-minded adventurers, I flew to Las Vegas and caught a … Continue reading

June 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Road Shrinks and Monkeys in New York

Sometimes, when journeys intersect, we have the opportunity to touch a child’s heart and free his mind.

May 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Gem of Affordable Luxury – Sparkling Hill Resort

by J “Kat” Loren :: Every season has its beauty. It’s as true on the face of nature as it is on the human face. After a week at Sparkling … Continue reading

March 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Perfect Retreat: Mountain Trek into Health and Wholeness

If I were to choose a perfect vacation far away from all responsibilities (but still able to connect via internet), I’d choose a place where I could breath fresh mountain air, smell the scent of pine after a light rain, hike along ridges that rim the sky, picnic beside high alpine lakes, and return each evening to a gorgeous lodge where a personal chef prepares and serves my meals, and a sauna, Jacuzzi and massage therapist awaits me. ..I have found such a place…

October 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Short Course to Reversing Heart Disease, Obesity & Diabetes: Pritikin’s weekend wake-up call

by J Kat Loren : : I drove past the beautiful sprawling golf course of Miami’s Trump National Doral Resort and turned into the spa entrance, trusting that the Pritikin … Continue reading

May 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Life Aboard the Aqua Cat: Above and Beneath in the Bahamas

So many shades of blue drift between the heavens, the sea and all that lies beneath that I could not take them all in during my week aboard the AquaCat Dive boat based in Nassau, Bahamas.

April 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Top 8 Doggie Day Spas in the Seattle Area

By J “Kat” Loren :: (Author of The Seattle Dog – City Guide for Dog Lovers on the Seattle/Eastside) If your dog is looking a bit shaggy from all those … Continue reading

April 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sailing in the Cannibal Islands

by J “Kat” Loren : : Luganville, Espiritu Santo Island in the Vanuatu Archipelago (Somewhere south of Papua New Guinea & far off the coast of Queensland, AU)   We … Continue reading

February 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Rivers of Healing

By J “Kat” Loren : :   Fly fishing offers a great escape from the pain of the past, a respite from the stressors of life, and a new camaraderie … Continue reading

January 5, 2015 · Leave a comment