Sparkling mountain streams, lush tropical wilderness, and the height of indulgent luxury: It’s a combination out of a daydream, but you’ll find the reality at Blancaneaux Lodge. Nestled in a forgotten corner of the stunning Maya Mountains in the heart of Belize, the 20-room resort is the brainchild of film director and bon vivant Francis Ford Coppola, who fell in love with the then-abandoned facility when he first visited in the ‘80s. What was once a true paradise lost is now brilliantly found, complete with its own organic gardens — which supply ingredients for much of the food at Blancaneaux’s restaurants — a waterfall spa and equestrian stables; Starting at $255 per night, CoppolaResorts.com.
It’s no secret: If you live in Florida, your hair is going to need a keratin treatment for the summer. But deciding to have the treatment is just the start. Hisham Sahbane of Hair By Hisham has the scoop.
Some of the most unforgettable experiences for Rodrigo Vianna, MD, PhD, are when he comes across a patient who is now an adult and he performed a transplant on them as a baby. Seeing them older, living healthy lives, doing the things they love, is an ongoing inspiration.