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Whether you love winter sports or are just looking for offseason deals, winter is a great time of year to travel.  But unpredictable weather, luggage constraints and poor driving conditions can make winter travel a challenge for even the most seasoned veterans.  Take the stress out of your vacation with these simple tips to ensure you are prepared before you leave. 1. Maximize your clothing.  Heavy coats, snow pants and other bulky items present a real challenge when you’re packing for a winter trip.  Make the most of what you bring by dressing in layers and mixing and matching clothes you can wear more than...

Wellness is about taking a proactive and holistic approach to your health.  Many of us only think about our health when something is wrong but adopting a wellness perspective can help you prevent problems before they start. One of the best ways to begin a wellness lifestyle is through diet.  Because we eat everyday, food allows you to supply your body with the nutrients it need to stay healthy and active.  Try incorporating these 10 foods into your diet more often and in greater quantities every day, not just when you’re sick. 1. Sweet peppers. When many of us think about vitamin C, citrus fruits are...

Wellness is about more than your physical health.  It’s a holistic concept that takes a proactive approach to all aspects of your wellbeing, including your social and emotional health. It’s easy to neglect these mental aspects of wellness, especially when you live a busy lifestyle and already feel pressed for time.  But these mental wellness tips are easy steps that any of us can take to reduce stress, relate better to others and adopt a more positive outlook on life. 1. Seek out positive messages. Many of us are bombarded each day with negative news stories, violent images in the media and interactions with unhappy...

Wellness-minded travelers have a healthy new option in Annapolis.  We’re pleased to announce that the Crowne Plaza Annapolis has added Pure Rooms to provide guests with a holistic wellness experience during their next trip to the city. Pure Rooms at the Crowne Plaza Annapolis provide a premium guest room experience for travelers concerned about their health and wellbeing.  These rooms are comprehensively treated to eliminate irritants and create a rejuvenating, hypoallergenic environment.  Other amenities like purified air and allergy-friendly bedding help ensure guests get a great night’s sleep so they can be their best. The Crowne Plaza Annapolis is conveniently located off the highway just...

If you’re planning a trip to Disney World this winter, be sure to check out our newest Wellness Rooms at the Residence Inn Orlando Lake Buena Vista. Pure Rooms at the Residence Inn are designed to help keep your family healthy, relaxed and comfortable during your vacation. As an official Walt Disney Good Neighbor Hotel, the Residence Inn Orlando Lake Buena Vista offers easy and convenient access to all of the Disney Parks.  Take the complimentary shuttle service right from the hotel to the best attractions in the area like Epcot, Universal Studios, SeaWorld and many more.  The Residence Inn’s sunny, tropical design...

Experience Wichita’s First Pure Rooms at the Courtyard Old Town As travelers become increasingly conscious about their health and wellbeing, Pure aims to provide a high-quality guest room experience everywhere your travels take you.  That’s why we’re excited to announce that we’ve just installed Kansas’ first Pure Rooms at the Courtyard Wichita Old Town!  Wellness-minded travelers now have the option to stay in a fresh, hypoallergenic environment during their next trip to Wichita. The Courtyard Wichita Old Town is uniquely positioned to show off the city’s revitalization and renewed urban sophistication.  You’re just steps from the dynamic mix of shops, restaurants and entertainment options of...

This is the time of year when many of us decide to make unrealistic New Year’s resolutions that we’ll probably forget about by February.  Whether it’s running on a treadmill everyday or adopting the latest fad diet, these resolutions are not only ineffective but they can also feel like punishment. Rather than forcing yourself into harsh and unenjoyable commitments this year, try some of these holistic resolutions that will help you feel better, have more energy and be at your best in 2019! Connect with friends and family.  Today’s fast-paced world often leaves us with little time for the ones who matter most. Make regular...

Think restful and comfortable sleep during a flight is impossible?  Unless you’re able to sit in first class with a fully reclining seat, it can be difficult.  But that doesn’t mean you can’t fall asleep on a plane and wake up feeling refreshed by the time you land.  Try these tips to help you get to sleep (and stay asleep!) no matter where you sit during your next flight. Prepare before boarding.  Have a light meal a few hours before departure, which will prevent you from feeling either too hungry or too full. Make sure you’ve been hydrating throughout the day and avoid the temptation to...

In the heart of Midtown Atlanta, the Hotel Indigo is a stylish boutique hotel that provides a distinctive and authentic perspective on the city.   We just installed Pure Rooms at this landmark property, as the Hotel Indigo aims to provide the wellness-minded traveler with a quality guest room experience that helps them be at their best. The Hotel Indigo is right across the street from the Fox Theater, a spectacular and historic performing arts venue that has been impeccably restored to its former grandeur.  This striking building anchors the Fox Theater District, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and...

Knowing what to pack can be tricky, especially when you’re traveling to a colder climate. When space in your luggage is limited, you want to feel confident that you’re making the most of the room you have without compromising warmth and comfort.  We’ve put together some of the best cold weather packing tips we’ve heard to help you bring just what you’ll need. Wear your heaviest items.  If the weather will be truly cold, there are certain items you’re going to need like a winter coat, boots and a heavy sweater.  Make room in your suitcase by wearing them while you travel since you can...