When the going gets tough and you want to get the hell out of dodge, a weekend retreat or getaway can be the perfect remedy. In fact, some fall in love with the great outdoors so much that sometimes such a retreat is later extended into a lifestyle. Such is the case for filmmaker Zach Both, who converted an empty cargo van into a one-of-a-kind camping van/work studio.
Lake Louise, Canada Lake Louise gets five gold stars when it comes to breathtaking mountain ranges and turquoise lake water. In the summertime you can go hiking, whitewater rafting, golfing or fishing. The wintertime in Lake Louise offers skiing and snowboarding, dog sledding, and romantic horse drawn carriage rides. Sounds like a complete dream. The place to be is the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.