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Posts tagged "relax"
what's in our suitcase: spring edition

what’s in our suitcase: spring edition

As a serial spring cleaner, I’ve been organizing closets, carry-ons & my brain all month.  Here are a few of the amazing finds I won’t be leaving for London without — from the book that helped me drop pounds (effortlessly!) to the bag I have to hide to prevent conversation. Look, smell, and think like...
odysseus really pisses me off sometimes

odysseus really pisses me off sometimes

I’ve loved Homer’s Odyssey ever since I was fourteen.  There is an aura to long books that soaks you in, perpetuating the experience for enough pages that you feel like no one is shoving you out the door.
pastisio, moussaka & other odd dishes: the in's & outs of eating like a local

pastisio, moussaka & other odd dishes: the in’s & outs of eating like a local

RSJ favorite Megan Edmiston has recently come back from a whirlwind tour of Greece and the UK.  Her practical advice for eating like a local–and the mouth-watering photos that accompany it–will have you shamelessly reaching for haggis in no time.
how to sleep on a plane

how to sleep on a plane

For anyone who has ever had the terrorizing experience of insomnia on a red eye flight, the notion of sleeping on plane might seem laughable.  When your window seat is more like an audition for Cirque du Soleil than a luxurious four-poster bed, call upon our favorite habits and gadgets to ensure that your next...
[playlist] the melody lingers on...

[playlist] the melody lingers on…

From Lady Gaga on the West Bank to the Spice Girls in Nepal.  RSJ contributors share the songs that serve as a soundtrack to their global adventures.  [NEW] You can jam to our tracks right from this post!
meditainment: the ultra-chic way to combat your fears & calm your flight jitters

meditainment: the ultra-chic way to combat your fears & calm your flight jitters

Would you rather lose yourself on a private island, relax in a five-star spa, or swing in a hammock in your secret garden? There’s no need to choose.  If you’re flying Virgin Atlantic, Quantas, US Airways, or China Air, you may already know about RSJ’s favorite form of in-flight entertainment.