Seated inside a baking hot beehive-shaped spa, I finally understood how the wicked witch must have felt after she was tossed in the oven by Hansel and Gretel. I was in the UNESCO World Heritage [...]
As I popped one perfect chocolate bonbon into my mouth and a second into my swag bag, I had a momentary pang of guilt. Between trays laden with artisanal chocolates and endless wine flights, [...]
Plenty of sunshine, fresh fruit and the magical healing powers of European Massage Therapy by Beata Jesionowski are the perfect ingredients for a spiritual or wellness retreat in Puerto [...]
After spending my summer travelling (and eating) my way through the Rhône-Alpes, Mexico City, Trinidad and Anguilla, the idea of being able to shed a few pounds while waiting for my next flight [...]
Fist-fighting, log jousting and snowball throwing, it’s puzzling why so many northern winter traditions seem to involve pain. So, it's no surprise that painfully cold water is an important part [...]
The 1995 post-apocalyptic film Waterworld features Kevin Costner with gills and humans struggling to survive in a world engulfed in water. Although the movie was generally panned by critics, I [...]
I didn't expect to learn to love the colour orange when I went for a spa treatment at the Rosewood San Miguel de Allende but there are plenty of reasons to get inspired by the colourful magic of [...]
An afternoon at La Gruta Hot Springs is a perfect experience during the San Miguel de Allende Writers Retreat – a time to stop thinking and just float aimlessly in clear, blue waters.