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Try Now, Travel Later: #ComeBacktoTravel

by Kimberly Inlander

Apr 20, 2020

Photo: Sergey Tinyakov | Dreamstime.com

Travel Tips

By Kimberly Krol,

We can’t wait to #ComeBacktoTravel, but, in the meantime, quarantines and social distancing have us all practicing new skills — some we never expected. Here’s where you should travel later if you are testing a number of new skills now.

 

Trying New Recipes

Have you expanded your culinary repertoire in quarantine? Reward your hard work with a trip to Il Salviatino in Tuscany. Chef Silvia Grossi’s bountiful garden will fuel you for an off-roading wine tour through Chianti on a 4×4 vintage vehicle.

 

Homeschooling

File this under one of skills we never expected to try: homeschooling the children. Take an adults-only breather post-pandemic at Casa Palopó in Guatemala, and further indulge with in-room massages, relaxing lake views and more.

 

Yoga

Is your downward dog perfected? Show it off at St. Lucia’s Jade Mountain. Three-walled guest sanctuaries are among the many luxury amenities at the resort, also including private infinity pools, a dedicated Wellness Guru and a yoga instructor.

 

Marigot Bay. Photo: Saint Lucia Tourism Authority

 

Stargazing

The starry night sky may have inspired you to learn more about stargazing and astronomy. Put your skills to use at Iceland’s Hotel Rangá, with a custom-built observatory featuring a roll-off roof, two high-quality telescopes and an on-site astronomy expert.

 

Enjoying Home Workouts

You can maintain your physically active schedule at Aruba Marriott Resort, Aruba. The Lift, Stamp, Relax program is a stamp card for guests to present when they make healthy choices around the resort. A reward follows!

 

Learning Spanish

Did you download Duolingo to brush up on your high school-level Spanish? After the social distancing measures end, put your new language skills to use at Marriott Cancun Resort in Mexico. The resort also offers introductory Spanish lessons, as well.

 

Getting Dive Certified

Perhaps the pandemic inspired you to start the process of getting scuba dive certified. Complete your e-learning course at home, then finish the process with open-water dives at Lions Dive Beach Resort on Curaçao.

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