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Dreams Do Come True: Watch “Operation: Vacation”

Tune into Logo TV (Channel 542 on Oceanic – Hawaii) tomorrow at 4 p.m. HST to watch as Jacqueline Brooks’s dream vacation unfolds at Travaasa Hana on the documentary show Operation: Vacation. The television show follows vacationers on the trip of a lifetime as they discover a new destination, relax in luxury accommodations and try exciting new adventures. For…

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Six Generations of Agricultural Excellence: Abruzzo (Part 2)

Travaasa Austin Certified Sommelier, Edward Morgan, embarked on a two-week long journey through Italy, learning the intricacies of Italian winemaking along the way. His adventure thus far has taken him through Piedmont, Veneto, Verona, Emilia Romagna,  Reggio Emilia, and Abruzzo. Here is an excerpt from his incredible Italian saga highlighting his second day in the Abruzzo region.  The name “Teramo” is a corruption of the word Interamna.…

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Travaasa Austin Named a Top Organic Spa in the World

We are honored to announce Travaasa Austin has been recognized as one of the Top 10 Organic Spas in the world by Organic Spa Magazine. The magazine praises Travaasa Austin for its authentically natural and organic products, certified organic cotton sheets, locally sourced food from the property’s organic farm and its in-house irrigation system: “Tucked into…

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Abruzzo, Italy: The Greenest of Them All (Part 1)

Travaasa Austin Certified Sommelier, Edward Morgan, embarked on a two-week long journey through Italy, learning the intricacies of Italian winemaking along the way. His adventure thus far has taken him through Piedmont, Veneto, Verona, Emilia Romagna and Reggio Emilia. Here is an excerpt from his incredible Italian saga highlighting his first day in the Abruzzo region.  Abruzzo, which boasts the title of “Greenest Region in Europe,”…

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Take A Break, Mom!

The joys of parenthood cannot be compared to any other experience in life. Being a parent is exciting, stressful, wondrous and scary all at the same time. Moms, especially, have the innate ability to stay “on” even when they’ve only gotten eight hours of sleep in three days. As a new and young mom, it…

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Reggio Emilia: An Appellation Seeped In Tradition & Flavor

Travaasa Austin Certified Sommelier, Edward Morgan, embarked on a two-week long journey through Italy, learning the intricacies of Italian winemaking along the way. His adventure thus far has taken him through Piedmont, Veneto and Verona. Here is an excerpt from his incredible Italian saga highlighting his time in the Emilia Romagna region, this time to uncover the secrets of Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale. In close proximity to…

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The Brighter Benefits Of Sun Exposure

In India, it was known as atapa snana. In Greece, heliotosis. We now refer to it in the U.S. as heliotherapy. Call it what you like, but the benefits of sun exposure are well known among many different cultures. While our generation is regularly reminded of the dangers of the sun, we should also keep in…

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Lambrusco Pairs With Everything: Emilia Romagna

Travaasa Austin Certified Sommelier, Edward Morgan, embarked on a two-week long journey through Italy, learning the intricacies of Italian winemaking along the way. His adventure thus far has taken him through Piedmont, Veneto and Verona. Here is an excerpt from his incredible Italian saga highlighting his time in the Emilia Romagna region. Just southwest of the Veneto lays an area of wealth and development…

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