Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

New Beginnings
Vol. XXV, No. 1

Kalani Retreat Center on the Big Island of Hawaii


Our list of Top 10 Yoga Retreats runs the gamut, from a modest Bahamian ashram to all-out luxury in Mexico — but all share one common bond: top-quality instruction in beautiful locales.

Top 10 Health Retreats
Top 10 Stress Busters

Top 10 Diet Books

Going out to eat at a restaurant doesn't have to derail your diet!


Regardless of the diet trends du jour, taking care of your heart never goes out of style. Find the best heart-healthy restaurants from coast to coast!

Top 10 Heart-Healthy Restaurants in the U.S.

Viceroy Riviera Maya, a sanctuary of 41 villas


Looking for that perfect place to stay during your next trip to Mexico? Consult GAYOT's list of the Top 10 Hotels in Mexico for our take on the most caliente quarters.

Top 10 National Parks in the U.S.

Yes, Beard Beer was brewed with actual human beard yeast


Chili peppers, myrrh tree resin, bull testicles and even beard yeast! There's no limit as to what can go into a beer these days. Check out GAYOT's list of the Top 10 Weird Beers

Top 10 Organic Wines

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