Tag Archives: spa

New Year, New You?

We all start the New Year with good intentions, fresh resolutions and determination. However the first week in you are hit with the festive flu and the miserable weather leaves you with post Christmas blues. It becomes more and more of a challenge to begin that healthy detox and the downward spiral of comfort eating […]

The Power of Sleep

Sleep, or a lack thereof, undoubtedly defines the structure of our daily lives, with the ability to make or break high powered business deals or simple social interactions.  But a good night’s slumber is not only of paramount importance to our psychological performance, with insufficient repose, it is proven to result in irritability, poor recovery […]

Group spa packages – keep fit on fun weekends with friends

Let’s face it – which would you rather do? Run five kilometres with only the sparrows for company or go cycling with a small group of friends, chatting and laughing or even sharing a good-humoured silence as you zoom along the country lanes? Well, as the human race is essentially gregarious, most of us naturally […]

Benefits of a spa break – healthy eating helps combat flu

It’s that time of year again… So if you like to be well prepared for all contingencies, start stocking up on the tissues, invest in a litre of delicately fragranced decongestant and keep the honey, lemon and whisky on stand-by, ready to whip up a swift, restorative hot toddy when the need arises. Yet surely […]

Twilight spa visits

With the recent release of the film “New Moon”, the latest Twilight saga offering, easy-on-the-eye leading man Robert Pattinson has once again been gracing the front pages of newspapers and magazines around the world. Robert is evidently a young man who takes good care of his physique, so it came as no surprise to learn […]

Let’s raise our mugs to beauty treatments

With the trend for nutri-styled cosmetic products looking set to make a big splash, well-known beverage manufacturers Nescafe have recently developed a new product.  The drink, aimed primarily at women, is a new brand of coffee containing coffee (no surprise there then), skimmed milk and… collagen. For anyone not in the know, collagen is the […]

Weekend breaks in the UK – special gifts for loved ones

There are times when you simply want to spoil the special people in your life with a thoroughly thoughtful and special gift. If this Christmas is one of those times, presents don’t come much more thoughtful than treating a deserving friend or family member to a weekend in the ultimate retreat: a spa. It’s worth […]