The Mystical Power of the Black Madonna

Modern culture, when focused on a disembodied transcendent God, leaves us feeling disconnected from the Divine Source that dwells within all of us. When we are unconscious to our own divine power, it affects our self worth and we form habits of giving our strength and energy to forces and authorities outside ourselves. We learn [...]

The Passions of Picasso At Malaga’s Museo Pablo Picasso, the master’s legacy is on display—but you’ll find less obvious homages to Picasso’s life throughout the country of his birth. For Pablo Picasso, Malaga was the true heart of Spain. He was born in the Costa del Sol town on October 25, 1881, and it was there he lived [...]

Disconnect… and Re-Connect with Nature!

Video games and computers have a powerful pull on our children today. Athough these skills are crucial in today’s world, the cost is a lack of simple play outdoors, exploring creeks, fields, rocks and trees. Studies show outdoor time helps children grow lean and strong, enhances imaginations and attention spans, decreases aggression, and boosts classroom [...]

Walk into your Power!

El Camino de Santiago, a 500 mile pilgrimage across Northern Spain. Sacred walks are journeys to places of divine connection, where the veil between the physical and spiritual is thin. Such sacred spaces revitalize and energize us, and give us an experience of our inner nature. Spilling over the Pyrenees from France into Spain, the [...]

Discover Chile!

Torres del Paine in southern Chile is stunning. I've always wanted to go there and bask in those majestic peaks, be in awe of the natural beauty. Sometimes it can be overwhelming to plan and budget a trip like do I go, where do I fly into, where do I stay, who do I [...]

Independent Packages for the Free Spirited Traveler

Transformative Destinations offers various independent packages from top operators such as Monograms, International Expeditions, Kensington Tours and more. Independent travel packages give you the convenience of first class hotel accommodations and transfers with the freedom of not having a pre-planned day. Local guides or concierge services are available to help answer any questions you may [...]

Transformative Destinations presents custom itineraries in Spain!

Resurfacing as a powerful archetype for our times, the Black Madonna symbolizes authenticity and empowerment. She represents the sacred inner realms of creativity, fertility and sexuality, as well as the cyclical nature of life, death and regeneration. Often associated with Mary Magdalene and the Gnostic teachings, pilgrims from all over the world have traveled by [...]

YES! Americans can now travel to Cuba legally!

Unique People to People cultural journeys allow Americans travel to Cuba and experience this fascinating island in the most authentic way possible. By engaging with the people of Cuba, meeting face to face with artists, writers and historians, Americans will gain a deeper understanding of our neighbors who live in a completely different society only 90 [...]

3 Ways to Feel Like a Mayan Princess in Cozumel, Mexico

Being a woman in our contemporary culture is fabulous! More opportunities are available to us than ever before in history. It can also be very demanding as we fulfill our multiple roles as lovers and wives, mothers and homemakers, business owners and more. Sometimes we have so many people and tasks to take care of, [...]