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L'Albergo Della Regina Isabella - Ischia's Little Treasure

Personal review from Gabriela's stay at l'Albergo Della Regina Isabella in Ischia.  The arrival - L'Albergo Della Regina Isabella In the middle of the Tyrrhenian Sea, just one hour away from the port of Naples, where volcanoes chose to meet together thousands of years ago to redefine beauty, you…


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Ananda Spa, India: Bliss in the Himalayas - Pt 2

  At Ananda Spa, each season comes with its share of beauties – spring bursts forth with colors, summer features glorious days and balmy nights, monsoons transform it into a dreamscape, autumns are splendid, and winters clear and pure. And the natural beauty of the place is augmented by the…


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Turkish Hamam: Bewitching Experience

After the explosion of sound, sight and spice that will greet your senses as soon as you step off your jet in Istanbul there can be no better remedy then indulging in a sensual Turkish Hamam scrubbing. The bathhouses of Turkey are always a bewitching experience with their cool mosaic tiles, steam…


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Ananda SPA, India: Bliss in the Himalayas - Pt 1

An uneventful flight, on a glorious June morning, took us to the cutesy Jolly Grant Airport, the nearest one to the destination spa we were headed to. Greeted by a chauffeur clad in pristine white with a vibrant red turban, we boarded the car which was to take us to our destination. After a good 40…


Bloom Forest Spa at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

Bloom Forest Spa - Idyllic Indulgence

As part of the Grootbos Private Nature Reserve near Hermanus, Bloom Forest Spa enjoys an idyllic location nestled between the mountains and the ocean. The beautiful natural setting creates an ambiance of tranquillity that defies everything but the ultimate relaxation. And there’s no better way to…


Discover an Urban Oasis at the Away Spa Montreal

Modern luxury takes the stage at the Away Spa Montreal; the cozy style spa is an urban oasis of soft greys, thick white robes and a touch of Asian bamboo to add to the Zen like charm that sweeps you away as soon as you shut the door to the city behind you. This isn’t a spa that feels like it’s…


Best Beaches in Costa Rica for Paradise Seekers

The world’s favorite South American outdoor playground is a pristine paradise with its misty canopied jungles, bright blooming flora, fresh morning bird song, eco retreats tucked into the trees and sun soaked shores. With visions straight from the depths of dreams you can find secluded strips of…


Fiji Luxury Honeymoon Resorts

Luxury Honeymoon Resorts in Fiji

From fire walking to south sea pearls, there is something alluring about the island of Fiji that has been tempting intrepid honeymooners away from the streets of Paris and the beaches of the Caribbean. Fiji is a world soaked in wonder, where zesty bright limes combine with the sweet scent of…


Seven Colours Spa – Pure Indulgence in Mauritius

The Heritage Le Telfair Golf & Spa Resort is, in my opinion, one of the best resorts and honeymoon destinations that Mauritius has to offer. It’s located in a more secluded part of the island, and provides a luxury escape like no other. I found it to be an absolute haven of relaxation and…


Best Spas in the Turks and Caicos

Botanical Bliss at the Best Spas in the Turks and Caicos

Luxury beach vacations don’t come any better than the undulating extravagance of the Turks and Caicos, even the very name drizzles like honey over your imagination with images of cream addled shores, azure waters and wooden jetties with candlelit tables. With its endless honeymoon resorts, its…


Top 5 Portugal Spa Hotels

Popular with wealthy travellers looking to enjoy championship golf courses, fine dining and stunning beaches, Portugal spa hotels offers some excellent choices for the luxury traveller. From the southern Algarve region to the exciting cities of Lisbon and Oporto, Portugal boast a fantastic range of…


Balnea Spa Montreal – A Quest for Spirituality

Few spas in the world can boast the creative energy, the quest for spirituality, and the zest for opening another realm of sensory indulgence than the Balnea Spa Montreal.  Slip into steamy saunas boasting panoramic views, soak up the silence in the forest pool and drift away with multisensory…


Indulge in a Traditional Thai Massage

Thailand - Indulge in a Traditional Thai Massage

If it isn’t already, then a traditional Thai massage should definitely be one of your bucket list ideas. I must admit that I am a big fan of massages – they never fail to relax and rejuvenate. It’s just sheer indulgence and bliss from start to finish. So of course when I went to Thailand, I had to…


Top 7 Hot Springs Destinations

Little says luxury travel so well as basking in a hot spring and feeling your skin rejuvenate as it is flooded with beneficial vitamins and minerals. With many of the world’s hot springs destinations, stunning scenery is also included, so here we pick the top 7 hot springs places to visit for those…


Lovely Lush Spa in the Heart of Liverpool

Many luminous spa treatments claim to leave you soothed and sound but the Lush Spa in Liverpool actually goes beyond, leaving you awakened to every shade of euphoria and nurtured to the center of your soul. Being a major fan of the handmade cosmetics company and their chocolate mud masks, sparkly…


Drift Away in Unbridled Luxury on the Bota Bota, Montreal

The floating spa drifting on the shores of the St-Laurent River in Montreal offers the perfect modern environment to while away the day and indulge in the pleasures of waterside relaxation. Whilst the old ferryboat doesn’t strike you as the ultimate luxury venue from the outside, as soon as we…


Tabacon Hot Springs - Redefined the Spa Experience

Imagine soaking in bubbling thermal springs under the misty veil of a waterfall, suddenly an exotic bright plumed bird calls from the depths of the surrounding lush rainforest and the Arenal volcano steams and spits on the horizon. This is South America and this is the Tabacon Hot Springs, Costa…


Best English Country Spas for a Relaxing Vacation

Imagine sipping your morning tea in the grandeur of a historical country manor whilst watching the watery sunlight pour across the green fields. Take an afternoon stroll through chirping forests in a soft misty drizzle before returning for a sensual massage and dip in the hot tub. End the day in…


Treat Yourself to a Yoga and Spa Retreat in Bali

Give your mind, body and soul a chance to rest and rejuvenate in the breathtaking beauty of Bali. For the ultimate break, get your girl friends together and head for one of Bali’s luxury yoga and spa resorts dedicated to women. If the mention of Bali conjures up images of paradise in your mind,…


Tatcha Travel Kit - Luxurious Skincare on the Go

Be it a weekend trip to a town just across the country or a long cruise on the Mediterranean, a change of weather can wreck havoc on the skin. And for someone like me, suffering from extremely dry skin, it can be a nightmare! But on a recent short trip to Darjeeling, I discovered the magic of the…