New Mexico

Hot stones ready for massage therapy
Chronological / Destinations / Hotels & Resorts / New Mexico / United States

Help, There’s a Naked Man in my Spa: Destination Spas of Northern New Mexico

Travel is a time-honored method of moving away from one’s comfort zone, a lesson I revisited as I researched an article on the health benefits of massage. While the culture of American maleness has morphed somewhat to allow sports massages, manly scents and even exceptional improvements in male grooming, traditional […]

A Farm to Fork Revival: Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Organic Farm in Ranchos de Albuquerque, New Mexico
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A Farm to Fork Revival: Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Organic Farm in Ranchos de Albuquerque, New Mexico

Farm land has been disappearing rapidly in Albuquerque’s North Valley in the last few years. New high-end residential development is taking its place. Matt Rembe and family, owners of Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Organic Farm, are doing something about it…

Hot Air and High Times: Albuquerque from the Ground Up
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Hot Air and High Times: Albuquerque from the Ground Up

It is safe to say that Albuquerque, New Mexico, is not on most people’s top ten travel list. Yet the “Land of Enchantment,” is anything but rehashed Southwest scenery and redundant Mexican food. Albuquerque is a surprisingly diverse city which offers an abundance of outdoor and cultural experiences along with stunning natural visuals. Albuquerque is also home to parts of Route 66, the iconic highway America raced across to find…

Santa Fe
Chronological / Destinations / Hotels & Resorts / New Mexico / United States

Santa Fe

Zigs of brilliant lightning illuminated the hills; a heartbeat later, a loud crack of thunder bounced off the earth-colored building as grape-sized raindrops pelted us. The air was full of electricity and moist with rain. We hurried into the shelter of the Santa Fe Opera, a distinctive structure that fits its site perfectly. A unique building with openings to the outside, yet sheltered from weather, the rain could not reach the seats inside.

Albuquerque’s High-Flying, Reality-Based Museums
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Albuquerque’s High-Flying, Reality-Based Museums

A recent week of museum-hopping in Albuquerque left me greatly impressed with how original and refreshing a lineup of museums this quirky town has for a metro area its size.