Category Archives: Past Health Habitravels Journeys

Journey to Central Mexico (March 2010)

To reach the historic city center of Guanajuato, which means “Hill of Frogs” in the local indigenous language, you drive through a dramatic honey comb network of tunnels. The center boasts well preserved Spanish colonial buildings, including 35 churches, with … Continue reading

Rancho La Puerta, Mexico

So  many ways to wellness discovered each day at The Ranch… Start with numerous levels of sunrise hikes, from moderate over rolling hills to a climb up sacred Mt. Kuchuuma.  You’re back in time for a very balanced breakfast that … Continue reading

Journey to Italy (October 2009)

Autumn in Italy Milan, all about fashion and finance, right? Not lots to see as far as historic sites and art, right? Fabio Testa, a native of Milan, gets testy if you say that. He LOVES his home town and … Continue reading

Journey to Ecuador (May 2008)

Adored Ecuador: April 26–May 14 Adventure Shared Summarizing a 17 day adventure in a few 100 words ain’t easy, especially when surprises were the daily norm. Rather than write a tome here’s a smattering of insights and travel tips gathered … Continue reading

Journey to Japan (March 2007)

February 2007 I took a most enjoyable and affordable winter wonderland ten day trip to Japan. Before this trip I’d been told time and again that Japan was amazing but VERY EXPENSIVE. Truth is you can have a fabulous time … Continue reading

Italian Journey (September 2006)

Palpable Italy – Highlights from Fall 2006 City/Country Journey: – view photo gallery – ROME – chaotic, overwhelming with history slapping you in the face as you venture up narrow streets, glance down an excavation site or gaze skyward to … Continue reading

Guayabitos Journey (February 2006)

And News on Mexican Hideaway with Sun, Surf and Sacred Trails from the February 2006 Getaway The 1960′s film classic “Night of the Iguana,” starring Ava Gardner and Richard Taylor, put Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico on the exotic destination map. … Continue reading

Cambria Journey (October 2005)

From Castles to Kayaks (Cambria 2005) The October Habitravels Cambria California Getaway was a blast! This sleepy Central California coast community is an ideal base camp if you want a variety packed holiday. A review of our agenda illustrates this. … Continue reading

Ojai Journey (June 2005)

Ojai Journey Notes (2005) “The weekend in Ojai was like a little piece of heaven. When I try to describe it to friends I can’t do it justice. The estate is beautiful. What a special treat to be allowed to … Continue reading

Costa Rica Journey (April 2005)

Costa Rica Journey Notes (2005) Fifteen of us went adventuring on Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast in early April. We stayed a week in the hills near Puerto Viejo, which bills itself “A sunny place for shady people.” Here the Rasta-man … Continue reading