This high-tech indoor rowing machine recreates the feeling of being on water, and a 22-inch HD screen makes you feel like you’re traveling famous waterways around the world. It can also display more than 3,000 workouts and lets you connect with other users. Rowing provides an amazing workout, using both upper and lower body, and the Hydrow gives the sensation that you’re getting fit while exploring, all from the comfort of your own home. $2,295. All-Access Membership, $38/month.
SENSTROKE DRUM KIT
If you’ve always wanted to learn how to play the drums but worry about driving your family or neighbors crazy with the noise, it’s time to check out Senstroke. This Bluetooth drumstick kit connects to a smartphone app and allows you to practice your strokes in almost complete silence. Simply lay the practice pad on any surface and follow along to the lessons on the app, which can also record your music so you can check your progress. $180.
SATECHI DOCK5 MULTI-DEVICE CHARGING STATION
With the average household owning an increasing number of tech devices, the need for charging points has gone through the roof. This clever dock from Satechi can charge five USB devices at once, meaning you can tidy away that mess of plugs and cables. It features two USB-C and two USB-A ports as well as a Qi wireless pad in a well-designed package that boasts a series of slats to keep your devices standing on their sides rather than on top of each other. $59.99.
COVE ANTI-ANXIETY HEADBAND
Mental health issues were increasing even before the pandemic, and advice on how to deal with stress, anxiety or poor sleep is everywhere today. The Cove headband promises to help you relax and unwind using silent vibrations, producing a similar kind of brain activity to meditation by stimulating certain nerve endings in your skin. The band runs over your ears and around the back of your head, and wearing it for just 20 minutes twice per day is said to reduce stress and improve sleep quality. $490.
One thing surprising about the Prince Edward Island capital is its abundance of shops specializing in affordable, fashion-forward jewelry rendered in sterling silver, vermeil, 14K gold and semi-precious stones. Whether you prefer delicate pieces or bold wearable art, you can be assured the pieces for sale are inspired by the maritime island setting and, therefore, specific to the place where they are created. Here are a few shining, woman-owned examples:
The Islands of Tahiti offer a range of captivating activities for travelers with diverse interests, from hiking to breathtaking waterfalls, riding horses on secluded beaches; swimming with sharks; or immersing in Polynesian culture through traditional dance, music and art. For watersports enthusiasts, the crystal-clear lagoons offer exhilarating experiences like surfing, kiteboarding and paddleboarding. And if you’re looking to relax, the pristine beaches, overwater bungalows and tropical sun offer the perfect setting. With 118 islands and atolls to explore, island hopping is an excellent way to experience the full diversity of The Islands of Tahiti. With its blend of adventure, culture and relaxation, The Islands of Tahiti offer a truly unique travel experience.
Norway, a haven for visionary artists, architects and designers, showcases an exceptionally diverse array of cultural attractions. This year, the country commemorates exciting milestones and unveilings captivating enthusiasts of the arts, from iconic scenic routes to new museums to gallery openings. Up Norway features these new offerings in personalized itineraries catered to aesthetes.
As a peripatetic traveler, I am always trying to balance the pleasures of dining well with a life-long challenge to control my weight. It’s not always easy, because I consider tasting typical, authentic regional dishes among the highlights of most journeys, and those foods are rarely known for “healthful” rankings! So, I started staying at spas way back in the 1980s — before they were ubiquitous — because meals were assured to be pure, clean and wholesome.
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Flying to the paradise of Turks & Caicos has never been easier thanks to many new, non-stop flights across three airlines to the destination. Southwest Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic Airways all announced new flights, allowing travelers to visit this dreamy destination.
With the rush of Black Friday and Cyber Monday over, many of us still wrack our brains on what to buy friends and family this holiday season. For the traveler in your life, finding the perfect gift can go a long way. Here are some top-quality products sure to impress loved ones this season:
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