Category: Lifestyle

NYC Vegetarian Food Festival Offers Chance to Win Vegan Sailing Vacation

NYC Vegetarian Food Festival Offers Chance to Win Vegan Sailing Vacation

“Vegan” isn’t just about eating anymore. It applies to clothing, bath products, stationery items, and now even sailing the seas. With the second annual New York City Vegetarian Food Festival just one month away, organizers announced recently that all festival-goers will have a chance to enter a raffle in which the top prize is a week-long sailing charter donated by […]

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Lady Gaga’s Parents Open NYC Restaurant, Raise Lupus Awareness

Lady Gaga’s Parents Open NYC Restaurant, Raise Lupus Awareness

Lady Gaga’s parents Joe and Cynthia Germanotta opened a NYC restaurant this week aptly named “Joanne Trattoria” in honor of his sister Joanne who died of lupus at age 19. And while restaurant guests chose from a menu including one of Joanne’s favorites, TV viewers at home learned about lupus in this week’s episode of the popular show Royal Pains. Lupus is […]

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SeaDream Yacht Club Offers Unique, 7-day Upper-Amazon Voyage in 2013

SeaDream Yacht Club Offers Unique, 7-day Upper-Amazon Voyage in 2013

SeaDream Yacht Club is offering a unique, 7-day voyage on the Upper-Amazon River in 2013. The voyage sails from Iquitos, Peru roundtrip, March 16 – 23, 2013. “There are currently no other luxury vessels of SeaDream’s size sailing the Upper-Amazon. In addition to it being a unique itinerary, its ideal for those preferring just a week-long voyage to explore this […]

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InterContinental Miami Goes 100% Green with Wind Power

InterContinental Miami Goes 100% Green with Wind Power

Luxury hotel InterContinental Miami today announced that it has partnered with Greenlight Energy to purchase 15,467,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of wind power in 2012. The purchase is part of a broader corporate-wide sustainability strategy and makes InterContinental Miami the largest green power purchaser in Florida to be named to the most recent 100% Purchaser’s List maintained by the EPA’s Green Power […]

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The Biggest Loser Resort-Niagara to Open May, 2012

The Biggest Loser Resort-Niagara to Open May, 2012

Fitness Ridge Worldwide, the parent entity of The Biggest Loser Resort, today announced that it will open its third destination resort location this spring in Western New York. The Biggest Loser Resort – Niagara will open in May, 2012 in Java, NY and will offer the same award-winning, results-oriented program that guests have come to expect and enjoy at the […]

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Ted Danson Goes Vegan

Ted Danson Goes Vegan

Former Cheers star Ted Danson has become the latest celebrity to turn vegan in a bid to keep up with the demands of filming hit TV drama series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. According to contactmusic.com, the actor admits he chose to overhaul his diet after back-to-back filming left him feeling drained and exhausted. He says, “I’ve found that eating vegan […]

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Top 10 Ethical Travel Destinations for 2012

Top 10 Ethical Travel Destinations for 2012

From a shortlist of 30 finalists, an annual report released highlights 10 tourism destinations for their accomplishments in the areas of environmental protection, social welfare, and human rights. Ethical Traveler congratulates the countries that make up their 2012 list of The Developing World’s 10 Best Ethical Destinations. The winners (in alphabetical order, not in order of merit) are: Argentina The Bahamas […]

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SeaDream Yacht Club Offers Raw Food Menu

SeaDream Yacht Club Offers Raw Food Menu

SeaDream Yacht Club is now offering the first of its kind at sea, a “Raw Food” menu option. A once radical form of vegetarianism called the “raw foods” or “living foods” movement is creeping into mainstream. Aboard the luxurious twin mega-yachts, SeaDream I and SeaDream II, gourmet raw food is now offered in addition to the regular menu. “Raw” refers to […]

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Martha Stewart Speaks Out About Cruelty to Farm Animals

Martha Stewart Speaks Out About Cruelty to Farm Animals

Martha Stewart recorded this powerful message about the cruelty of factory farming.  Visit http://www.farmsanctuary.org/

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Holistic Galapagos Adventure Blends Yoga, Fitness & Exclusive Access To Top Experts

Holistic Galapagos Adventure Blends Yoga, Fitness & Exclusive Access To Top Experts

  Excursionist, the revolutionary new website that provides effortless access to life-changing experiences, and industry leader Equinox Fitness Clubs, join forces to offer a once-in-a-lifetime fitness and yoga retreat while taking in the stunning natural beauty and volcanic landscape of the Galapagos Islands, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This private voyage (March 23rd-April 1st, 2012), unlike traditional boat-based trips that […]

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