By Gabrielle Blitz
September 03, 2013

We’ve all had (or dreamt of having) the type of trip that is truly transformative. You arrive stressed and find a way to imbue a trip with enough significance to relieve the tension you were previously holding onto, overcome personal challenges, or just purely relax and find a way to become centered once again. Join our live Twitter chat on Life-Changing trips this Wednesday, September 4th from 2pm to 3pm EDT. Our panel of experts will share tips on the best destinations for wellness, how to use travel to overcome difficulties, and how travel experiences can change your life. Ask them for their insider advice!

Join the conversation on Wednesday, September 4th from 2pm to 3pm EDT.

The Host:

Luke Barr, News Director, @lukebarr

The Panelists:

Ivanka Trump, Entrepreneur, @IvankaTrump, Site for travel deals and destinations, @bookingcom

KIND Snacks, All-natural food brand, @KINDSnacks

Canyon Ranch, Healthy living retreat, @canyonranch

Jean Newman Glock, T+L A-List travel specialist, @jeannewmanglock

Rancho La Puerta, Wellness center, @RanchoLaPuerta

Hillary Kaylor, Travel + Leisure writer of “Voluntourism 2.0” article, @HillaryKaylor

How does it work?

1. Log in to Twitter before the chat starts at 2pm ET and be sure to follow @TravlandLeisure.

2. Head over to to follow the chat in real time. You can log-in using your Twitter account.

3. Remember to always add the hashtag #TL_Chat to your tweets—however, if you're in the twubs chatroom it will be added automatically (note for character spacing purposes).

4. We'll pulse out some questions for our expert panel to answer, but feel free to post your own responses. Or ask questions of your own! All tweets are subject to our social media terms and conditions and may be used in any and all media including editorial. See full social media terms and conditions.

Gabrielle Blitz is the Associate Social Media Editor at Travel + Leisure.