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More Daily Flights = More ‘You’ Time in Hana

Which would you prefer: a twenty minute flight or a two hour drive? Decisions. Decisions. Start your vacation sooner and skip the drive-time with the addition of another daily flight from Kahului to Hana. As of August 11, 2014, Mokulele Airlines will now offer three daily flights to Hana, making it even more convenient to reach Travaasa Hana…

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The Daily Juice: Get Moving

Produce-packed and deliciously nutritious, the juicing trend has taken the world of health and wellness by storm for its convenient approach to clean eating. Juicing is a great way to detox the body and prevent disease while getting your daily dose of vitamins and minerals. Travaasa offers hands-on, experiential Juicing 2.0 classes in both Austin and…

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Uncooked: Benefits of Raw Foods

Eating food in its original state is simply a return to the way we were intended to eat. Raw food diets are based on the idea that the most healthy food for the body is uncooked. While the benefits of raw foods are plentiful, a well-balanced diet is key. You don’t have to adopt an exclusively raw food…

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Aromatherapy & Meditation: The Science Of Scent

Travaasa Austin’s Spa Director, Maggie Wagner, offers her advice on adding an aromatherapy element to your meditation practice. Aromatics and essential oils have been an integral part of Eastern and Western spiritual practices for centuries as an added element of sensory stimulation that can guide you into a deeper state of consciousness. Meditation is proven to slow down the…

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The Patient Path To A Masterpiece Of 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 has taken him through Piedmont, Veneto, Verona, Emilia Romagna,  Reggio Emilia, Abruzzo, and Montalcino. Here is his final excerpt from his incredible Italian saga highlighting his time in Banfi.  When John Mariani Sr. started Banfi Wine imports in 1919, I…

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Wellness On the Go: Tips for Staying Active

Staying active and healthy can be a challenge while on the road, especially because traveling usually involves long periods of sitting and limited access to a kitchen. Even if you aren’t in route to a wellness retreat like Travaasa, you can still make an effort to maintain healthy habits away from home and your normal…

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Culture Meets Wellness: Go Nuts For Coconuts

Coconuts have been woven into Hawaiian culture since the very beginning. Found across the islands and other tropic and subtropic regions of the world, coconuts have been used for centuries for their versatility and health benefits. They grow on trees rooted in sandy soil that can grow up to 30 meters high and require an abundant amount of…

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Travaasa Pool Duel: May The Best Pool Win

August is Dive Month at Travaasa and the perfect time to choose sides. Well, sort of. If you had to pick, which pool would you rather dive into this summer? Would it be Austin’s incredible infinity pool? Or heavenly Hana’s seaside oasis? Either way, you can’t go wrong. Vote for your favorite pool and be entered to…

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