At the start of a recent eight-day cruise our group sailed at sunset to Mosquera islet where dozens of sea lions basked on the white sands. Like paparazzi on a sidewalk, we jostled to photograph cuddly pups that waddled up to sniff our feet, while beefy alpha males plied the surf on the lookout for sharks at feeding time.
As romantic as cities can be, there is something magical about escaping the winter slush and post-holiday crowds with your partner to immerse yourself in the isolated beauty of a place like Big Sur, a remote, mile-long village on California's Central Coast that's a two hour drive south on the Pacific Coast Highway from San Francisco.
If you're feeling the stress of the holidays build, now's the time for a relaxing getaway for two. To help you get into the spirit of the season, here are some holiday-themed destinations that are perfect to escape to this weekend (no in-laws or kids allowed).
There's nothing more romantic than a perfectly curated getaway. It's the chance to feel like the only two people in the world some place stunning. So, with the future health of your relationship in mind, we pulled together the seven most amazing couples vacations around the globe.
Unleash these must-see canine spots with your guy, from Woofstock to long-distance sled races.
We all know summer is the perfect time of year for couples. The dresses get shorter, the days get longer and everyone looks great from their newly acquired tan. After a long, cold winter, the sun is finally making an appearance again. So take advantage of the new season and get out there! Whether you’ve been together for years or only been on a few dates, I have the best romantic ideas for you. So while the temperatures continue to rise your love life will too. 1. Romantic Get Away
Sex is so important to a marriage that many marriage therapists suggest scheduling time for intimacy, but couples complain that it feels forced. This is where a getaway comes in.
Whether you’re looking to get sparks flying, add sizzle to your current relationship, or rekindle the romance, going on a romantic getaway is one of the best options. Worried about leaving work or your kids behind for so long? Don’t worry - even a one-night getaway can do the trick. When planning an overnight getaway at a hotel, don’t rely on the hotel amenities and staff to set the mood. As you prepare for your trip, here are the things to pack to get you and your partner in the mood for love.
Enter now to win a romantic getaway for two to a beautiful beach resort on the Mexican coast. The grand prize winner will be awarded two plane tickets and three nights in the breathtaking El Dorado Seaside Suites by Karisma hotels.
A survey by the U.S. Travel Association found a weekend vacation is more likely to spark romance in a relationship than giving a material gift. Of the 1,100 American adults surveyed, 72 percent reported that traveling improves their sex life and strengthens their romantic relationship. Yet, the New York Times bestselling book The Normal Bar reports that 3/4 of all American couples have never taken a romantic vacation.
In today's rocky economy, it just makes sense to shop smart. But when a special occasion is on the horizon, you may be tempted to try to go all out. Before you do, check out our list of anniversary gifts that won't break the bank for ideas on how to create great memories, while sticking to your family's financial goals.
If your relationship is in a rut and you need to reignite the spark of romance, then a romantic getaway is just what the doctor ordered — the love doctor, that is. Few things can give your marriage a shot of adrenaline better than a romantic vacation. Here are five reasons why a romantic getaway would be beneficial to your relationship.
We started the year with one goal in mind: A grown-up vacation, without our two daughters. No deadlines, no early morning wake-ups, no dirty diapers or time-out chairs. I live and breathe my little girls, but I have to admit that hotel bath robes and late night bottles of wine sounded like a little slice of heaven...
Whether you're single or with your partner, when you're on the way to a much-deserved vacation from work, the last thing you want to think is stuff like, "Dammit, I wish I'd remembered to wax my bikini zone." Luckily for you, we've compiled a handy list of beauty rituals to take out the stress and pressure out of your precious sun-soaking days.
Ah, vacation... A time for getting away from the busy grind of work and home. It's a space for relaxation, visiting new places, having memorable adventures and chilling out with your partner and other family too. Your summer get-away can also be a time when jealousy shows its ugly face and ruins the fun.