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Mission Statement 

As an award-winning photographer and special features writer/editor, Charlene has been making a business out of travel for over 20 years.​

Spavalous is about sharing health & wellness travel, whether it be in the form of travel articles, guidebook excerpts, luxury hotel profiles/reviews, or blogs posted on destination tourism websites.

For sponsorship opportunities, to advertise on this website or invite Charlene to experience your resort, click HERE

Charlene also offers services as a consultant or content developer for various CVB's, resort properties and hotels.

Published work in the following print/online venues:

Syndicated Travel Columnist - Taste of Travel for Gannett/GateHouse Media, Apple News channel: Sip Tripper, Haute Living SF Magazine, North Bay Bohemian, Very Napa Valley, and Napa Valley Register, among many more print and online publications.

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