GARMIN VÍVOSMART 3
When it comes to specialized fitness trackers, the Garmin Vívosmart 3 is one of the best around. The touchscreen tracker is completely waterproof, so you can wear it in the swimming pool, the shower and the gym. The tech automatically monitors different types of activity, plus a built-in heart-rate monitor gives you a stress rating. There are many fitness trackers on the market, but the Vívosmart 3 comes into its own in the gym, with a strength training mode that counts reps, sets and rest times. All of the data is available on the great Garmin Connect app. $119.99.
HAIBIKE SDURO HARDSEVEN 4.0
Electric bikes are becoming more and more common in our cities, but what if you want to go farther than ever before off-road? Electric mountain bikes like the SDURO HardSeven 4.0 are light and powerful enough to take you up hill and down dale, and 120mm Suntour XCR suspension forks mean it can handle the rough stuff, too. A Bosch Performance CX motor brings the latest technology to the drive train, and 180mm Tektro Hydraulic disk brakes help you safely handle the speed. $2,799.
Widely regarded as the best television on the market, this OLED model from LG received rave reviews for its picture quality and strong bright-room performance. It’s available in 55-, 65- and 77-inch models; but whichever size you choose, you’re getting a whole lot of TV. With 4K Cinema HDR, Dolby Atmos sound and LG ThinQ artificial intelligence, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a stronger performer in a crowded field. From $2,299.
HUAWEI MATEBOOK X PRO
This latest effort from Huawei looks set to take the business laptop by storm, thanks to a combination of impressive power and great design at an accessible price. The 13.9-inch touchscreen display has almost no bezel, and there’s a pop-up camera that looks like a key on the keyboard. Under the hood, the premium $1,500 model packs in Intel Core i7 processing, 16GB RAM and a 512GB SSD, as well as NVIDIA GeForce MX150 graphics. Not only does it look impressive, the MateBook X Pro packs a real punch. From $1,200.
Climbing along the coast, I was trying to snap pictures of the cool-blue Puerto Vallarta waters outside my car window (I know, it never works) when we started winding along stone walls draped in jungle-like foliage. Annoyed my view was blocked, I looked around to see where we were just as we were parking at Hotel Mousai — I audibly gasped. The all-glass, chic and incredibly grand entrance was so well-secluded, it somehow snuck up on me.
Though air travel slowed as airports temporarily closed and borders shuttered to stifle the spread of coronavirus, the airline industry — led by oneworld alliance member airlines — enacted enhanced protective measures to reduce risk and protect passengers.
Three weeks after welcoming the first international flights since its borders closed, Saint Lucia’s government reinforced its mandatory travel protocol messaging. The island also launched an informative video with on-island footage of the actual travel experience.
United Airlines plans to bump up its capacity by 4 percent month over month in September; this will account for 37 percent of its schedule compared to the year prior.
IHG® Business Edge provides small- to midsized enterprises with benefits and confidence to navigate the evolving business travel environment.
Yonder, a reimagined outdoor lodging and camping experience in southern Utah, is set to open Sept. 1. Located on scenic Highway 12 on the grounds of an old drive-in movie theater, Yonder will boast 10 custom Airstreams, 22 modern cabins and 67 RV camping sites. The property also features 2,000 square feet of communal space, with a clubhouse and bathhouse, general store, “drive-in” movie theater, resort pool, hot tub and bonfire pits.
As of July 23, St. Regis Bora Bora Resort is open and ready for travelers. With new precautions, protocols and guidelines regarding guest and staff safety, health and wellness, the resort confidently welcomes travelers to the beloved resort, while showcasing refreshed overwater villas and Iridium Spa.
Finding a beachfront Punta Cana all-inclusive resort for all ages can be daunting when you want to take home great memories with loved ones but also experience a sophisticated escape. Now, you can have both thanks to a new resort: Finest Punta Cana.
The 1985 song “One Night in Bangkok” mentions many of the overindulgences of this city. One of them is massage parlors. Today, however, a Thai massage is considered an activity that improves one’s physical and mental well-being. The city has shed its former reputation as a place of wild nightlife and decadence, over the past few decades emerging as a major center for international commerce, wellness initiatives and tourism.