Spa Travel

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More Bliss


Imagine this- can you look any happier?  Leave your responsibilities behind and head to a spa. Indulge, recharge and prepare yourself for another year. Grab your friends, partner or would you rather be alone? Just add sneakers. There is the perfect spa and resort waiting for you.


Does being married or single influence Where2Stay? Do you want your hotel hip & modern (perfect for singles (S)) or quiet & elegant (perfect for married (M))?  Sometimes you want to “marry” the two (MS).  


             Double Trouble        In-Bloom-by-Jonquil-Sparkle-Babydoll-Thong       Couples Massage

Spa for couples:

Sanctuary Resort, Paradise Valley Arizona – This 5 star resort nestled in the Camelback mountain range is a phenomenal couple’s getaway. Fabulous pool, award winning dining in their Elements Restaurant wearing that Mary Katrantzou dress, or cocktails outside by the fire at their Jade Bar (drinking is allowed). Oh yes the spa –  Zen meditation gardens, Asian inspired treatments, Watsu pool, tennis, golf & fitness classes will reinvigorate you. That’s good for a Jonquil nightie, candles, goose down feather beds & Frette sheets await you. The perfect romantic getaway! (MS)


Mayflower Inn & Spa – Warning: cold, crisp air & snow await at this New England spa in Washington, Connecticut. This special idyllic getaway offers 30 rooms w/ deep soaking tubs, fireplaces, DVD players & unique antique 4 poster beds. A romantic hotel for a couples vacation. Indulge in spa treatments all day, meditate or go cross country skiing. A bottle of wine awaits you at night. Zip into that Fila top & have him unzip you. Wine will do that to you.  (MS)


Alone Time Spa Getaway  Beauty Time

 Spa for Singles

Cal-a-Vie -Vista, California – Imagine taking time just for you. A true single vacation (or w/girlfriends) where a wellness program is created just for you. Visualize yourself getting a 3D or hydro lift facial (not sure what it is but we want one), doing a muscle melt or a rock n roll relax class. Take aqua yoga or learn tai- chi. Visit their meditation chapel & candlelit labyrinth. Carry your gold clear tote & be ready for anything. Return home a new woman! (S)

Red Mountain Resort – Ivins, Utah – for the more adventurous, how about the resort next door to Snow Canyon State Park. Let their “Adventure Concierge” plan your outdoor activities. Hike in your breathable yoga pants &  the clean air will clear your mind..  Fitness classes such as Bootyque 47, Drums Alive and Flirty Girl Fitness will make it fun. Indulge in their Body Shaper & Ultimate Hydrator massage. Rates are affordable – a true value retreat! (S)


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Co-Authored by: Jady Chuang

Christmas Gifts…San Francisco

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Take a bite out of Christmas     TAKE A BITE OUT OF CHRISTMAS       Xmas Lips







He will look adorable in Elf Boxer Briefs. Equally sexy is your Natori “Trace Tanga” lingerie. Add Rouge Pur red lipstick from YSL . Have him purring out of your hand. Feeling revealing?  Play Kinky Vows Card Game.  The winner will feed you  Christmas Cake pops. Add silver champagne cufflinks for a bit of flash on your special night. Going commando? Instant underpants solves that problem. An incredible piece of jewelry by Evie Talmus will guarantee he loves you





Imagine a mai-tai in hand, sand between your toes & the incredible Pacific Ocean.  Hawaii is your romantic getaway. TRAVEL ESSENTIALS – a jet bag to bring your wine w/out exploding, a Go Pro camera to take a picture of her in Alexander McQueen, backgammon to keep your mind stimulated, a Windows Surface ( yes, you have to stay in touch) Incredible indulgence – a Tumi mixology setHot Tip the new TRU carry on luggage that separates into three parts.






Warning: Sexy red bathrobe can be hazardous to your health (so is his powerful Acqua di Parma cologne). Snuggle up to watch the revolutionary Samsung Curved Panel HDTV. Your new Gaggia Expresso maker will help you wake up. As he gets ready to ride his new toy – a Martone bicycle he’ll wear his red Dior ribbed sweater, Puma sneakers & Nike FuelBand. Men love jewelry so his Victorinox Swiss Army watch will guarantee his love! As will the Billiard Table.


Co-Author: Jady Chuang & Behroze Palia


Quebec City Travel

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Chateau Frontenac  Xmas in Quebec  Strolling in Quebec



Quebec – Glowing, Glittering and Golden! Imagine a charming historic city, mixed with a bit of France, add in a ski resort and what do you get… Quebec City!  A value destination! Whether traveling single or on a couples vacation pack your favorite fur coat and boots and head to the city of ice and snow.


Does being married or single influence Where2Stay? Do you want your hotel hip & modern (perfect for singles (S)) or quiet & elegant (perfect for married (M))?  Sometimes you want to “marry” the two (MS).


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Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac – The grande dame of hotels is the heart of Quebec. Elegant and magical, it’s easy to pretend you’re in historic Europe. Rooms have either St. Lawrence River or Old City views. Guaranteed romance for a couples getaway (send your kids to explore the turrets)  (MS)

Hotel Le Priori:  Decor is a modernist dream; Art Deco furniture blended with contemporary nuances and bright colors. Each room individually decorated w/ feature exposed brick walls. Fabulous restaurant to show off that party dress. Hotel is chic, trendy and affordable. (MS)

Hotel Pur: TRYO by Wyndam is a departure from charming and quaint. Modern & minimalistic, located in the cool St Rock area. Free WiFi , Japanese tubs, Italian coffee. Can’t you just see yourself there? Perfect for single travels (S)


Entrance to hotel du GraceIcy Drinking Bedtime at Ice Hotel


Hôtel de Glace, better known as THE ICE HOTEL.  An astonishing extravagant lovechild between an igloo and a Hilton, the Hotel De Glace contains 44 suites for wonderfully wintery escapades. Reconstructed every winter, this season is #13 exploring a “A Journey to the Center of Winter” theme. Go now for this special hotel melts in March. Urgent – boyfriend or husband needed (MS)


Dog Racing Quebec  Dog sledding

Where2Drink &Dine

Le Clocher Penche for French food, Restaurant Panache in Auberge Saint Antoine, and Toast in Le Priori Hotel. Fine dining at Laurie Raphael and Initiale. That black dress you packed is perfect! Continue to Boudoir Lounge for music & be seen or head to Maurice for salsa dancing and their swanky cigar bar.  Want a cocktail w/ your lover.? Head to the St Laurent Bar in the Chateau.



Skating in Quebec Opening Ceremony Carnival

The beauty of Quebec is you can ski all day and be back at your hotel for dinner.  Stoneham Ski Resort is less than 20 minutes from downtown Quebec. Venture a bit further to Mont-Sainte-Anne and 90 minutes away is Le Massif.

Don’t forget ice skating (wear that padded coat), dog sledding, stroll the streets of Place Royale and the boardwalk along the Chateau. Visit the Citadel, take in a show at the Grand Theatre de Quebec.


Once a dilapidated warehouse area, Lower Town is now the cool new hot area w/ shops. bars, art galleries and restaurants. Wear your special purple rabbit jacket. Shop for more fur at J.B.Laliberte, and Fourrures Sala.  A girl can never can have too many furs! Antique shop on Rue St. Paul and visit La Maison Simons, Quebec’s oldest department store.

And don’t forget… THE WINTER CARNIVAL


Winter Carnival Quebec Caribu Alcohol   Snow-Sculpture-at-Quebec-Ice-And-Snow-Festival

From January 31st to February 16 Quebec throws one of the world’s largest winter carnivals!  Sleigh rides, phenomenal sculptures, night parades, concerts and outdoor fireplaces make you forget how cold you are. See that red cane in the picture above?  It’s filled with a Caribou cocktail to keep you warm.  Have you ever tasted it? A long tradition before Red Bull existed, this powerful lethal mix of whiskey, sherry, wine and sugar will make you forget how cold you are.  And not remember what you did when you awaken the next morning!


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Co-Author: Jady Chuang & Behroze Palia