Category: Travel

Elevate Your Experience

  Video by @NorthwestWoods   William Graham and Kieran McGuire are two guys with a $12,000 toy that anyone can experience for roughly $300. Their company, Elevated East, which officially launched June 1, allows customers to rent a Lift eFoil (that’s the $12,000 toy) for 90 minutes. But what’s an eFoil? In short, it’s a

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What’s Behind The Gate?

Shou Sugi Ban House resides behind that elusive gate in Water Mill, directly east of the Parrish Art Museum. Whether you’re a local or weekender, if you’ve traveled east on Route 27 you’ve certainly noticed the entrance way but, very likely, have never actually peeked inside. As the gates slowly parted, I arrived at the

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Australia Adventure Part III: Bush Tucker

Before there were drug stores, people turned to plants for their healing properties. The land provided organic medicine to native cultures. Bush tucker, or bushfood, is the term used in Australia to describe the plants used by the aboriginal people for culinary or medicinal purposes dating back nearly 60,000 years. I visited three of the

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My Australia Adventure Part II: Workout Like An Aussie

When I travel abroad, I love to work out like a local rather than using a hotel gym or just running outside. It’s especially easy to find low cost to free activities, from Facebook events to happenings listed on town websites, day passes to gyms in the area or a community class outdoors. In Cairns,

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My Australian Adventure: Part I

G’day mate! For most of January, I awoke in various locations throughout the big, wondrous land down under: Australia. A trip of a lifetime amounted to an ever-growing adventure. Every day was a unique journey, each moment, an exciting exploration. While abroad, I found ways to stay healthy and fit, which can be difficult to

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The Great Smoky Mountains

Great Smoky Mountains National Park straddles the border between Tennessee and North Carolina. The park was marked an UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983. It provides over 800 miles of trails (I only explored less than 15), making it a top hiking destination in the Eastern U.S. With more than 520,000 acres, it welcomes more

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A New Lifestyle

Last year, I detailed a list of ways I would detoxify my life, both mentally and physically, in aims to jump-start a better future ahead. For one month, I spoke to someone I cared for on the phone on a daily basis, incorporated fictional reading into my routine, started practicing meditation, and gave up alcohol,

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A Larry Party

This article first appeared in The Independent Newspaper    Lawrence Scott Gottesman established Lawrence Scott Events in 1989 and has been transforming the mundane into the magical ever since. “A Larry Party” is known for mixing formal and relaxing elements, to create the ultimate feeling of a true escape. When working with a client, Gottesman retains

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Tote Taxi is First Class For Your Bags

This article first appeared in The Independent Newspaper   Getting off the train one Friday afternoon, Danielle Candela returned home to the Hamptons. However, her tremendous bags reminded her of the commute to get there, countless shoes and all. During this tiresome moment in the summer of 2016, Candela found the inspiration for her new

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Daily Fitness: What Matters to You?

In 2018, I turned over a new philosophy as a fitness columnist: don’t want to be me, want to be around me. It is never my goal to be someone’s envy, but rather be a person to inspire those around me. Each one of us is unique, and that includes the genetics we’re dealt. I’ve

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