How to Relax on Vacation

Relax on Vacation Ohio

 So, we spend all this time planning our vacation, then we have to get everything ready at work before we leave and pack without forgetting anything. At this point, we are tired and truly ready for a break. Now all we have to do is truly relax on vacation, so how do we do that? … Read more

Top 7 Travel Tips After 20 Years of Travels

Top Travel Tips Ohio

I have traveled to over 30 countries, seen much of the United States and still am in awe every time I travel. More of my focus is now close to home actually enjoying nature and the beauty of the Midwest.  Here are my top travel tips to make the most of your vacation getaways.  Top … Read more

Top 3 Travel Trends 2024

Top 3 Travel Trends 2024 Ohio

People are definitely traveling more. There has been a shift in perspective about focusing more on enjoying life and embracing experiences. People want to experience more of what life has to offer now. At one point, the thinking was I will save enough money and do x when I retire. Now the shift is more … Read more

Visit Nature Mystique Retreat, Be Part of the Hocking Hills Winter Hike

Winter Getaway Hocking Hills Winter Hike Ohio

One of the best kept secrets I wanted to let you in on, the Hocking Hills Winter Hike, plan your winter getaway. How did I not know about this you ask? I agree! Nature Mystique Retreat is so excited for our guests that are going to the 59th Annual Hocking Hills Winter hike and those that … Read more

Winter Travel to Magical Earth Retreat, A Destination

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Winter travel is wonderful, it is my absolute favorite time of year to get away. You don’t have to deal with the heat or the major crowds. You can get some nice deals and it is just so beautiful outside. Magical Earth Retreat has some wonderful amenities onsite to keep you warm like our cedar … Read more

Why Travel Inspires Us

Why Travel Inspires Us Ohio

Why travel inspires us. Travel has been a tremendous source of inspiration for many of the greatest artists and writers of all time. It serves as a source of inspiration for us too as travelers. Travel has inspired the work of some of the greatest impressionists of all time. Vincent van Gogh was inspired by … Read more

Benefits of Nature for Dog Health

Benefits of Nature for Dog Health Ohio

There are a broad range of benefits of being in nature for dog health. The obvious one that comes to mind first is getting outside and having a form of exercise. Dogs absolutely love to explore. They use their noses to gather information and what better air quality is there than nature in which to … Read more

How Travel Experiences Enrich Us

How Travel Experiences Enrich Us Ohio

Sometimes the simplest travel experiences are the most memorable. I have spoken with thousands of people informally about their travels, what they gain from their travels, what are their most memorable experiences and what they hope to experience next. The answers are probably simpler than one would think.  Making Connections Memorable travel moments usually have … Read more

Why We Love Hocking Hills During All Four Seasons

Hocking Hills Ohio Four Seasons

Hocking Hills Ohio is receiving a lot of recognition as a must see destination. It gets me so excited that so many people love it as much as we do. We built our hobbit inspired accommodations here and wouldn’t dream of being anywhere else. Plus, we expanded and opened our very own Moroccan style adobes … Read more

Travel Influences from Childhood

Travel Influences Ohio

My husband likes to ask this question “What is your earliest memory?” My earliest memory is one of my childhood vacations with my family. We were very fortunate. My parents always took us on vacation every summer. With my mom, we went to more exotic destinations, we visited family in Europe and she saved up … Read more