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Exploring California's Northern Coast

It’s the way it was...and the way it still is. Departures finds beauty, bliss, purple sand, and good vibrations along the old Hippie...

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Most Luxurious New Cruises

A fleet of just-christened ships, a new wave of savvy itineraries, and a choice of nine different pillows at sea? This is not your grandma’s...

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A Brief History of Travel Medicine

How the field developed and why it’s important to consult a specialist.

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Essential Travel Vaccinations

Who’s at risk and which shots to get when.

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Mastering the Art of Spa Cuisine

A recipe for finding your inner health nut in a bowl of broth.

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Yountville’s Eco-Friendly Spa

Who’s the greenest of them all? A model of sustainable luxe in Napa Valley.

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Departures' Guide to Healthy Travel

From insurance and inoculations to packing smart to dealing with ailments abroad, an essential guide to protecting your health away from home.

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7 Natural Beauty Treatments

One of Departures’ Paris-based contributors shares a selection of her favorite spa treatments—and where to get them

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Staying Healthy on Flights

Preventing deep-vein thrombosis and other negative effects of flying.

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Kenya: Lamu’s Hip Village

Departures checks out what may well be the hippest little fishing village in all of Africa.