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Healthy Ageing in Austria at La Pura

Welcome to Gender Medicine I’m suspended over a pool of deep water. A jet of water is shooting at tight muscles, aimed by a highly proficient and reassuring therapist. This was not torture, quite the opposite. It was an underwater, extension therapy, designed to relieve joints and misaligned sections of the spine. Twenty minutes later, […]

Slow travel in Laos

In the cloak of fading darkness, shadows appear in the delicate hues of a new dawn.  An apparition of tangerine-robed figures take shape from the soft glow oozing from the temple before me.  One by one, in silent reverence, a procession of figures tread the morning journey, respecting social distancing, sombre, eerily quiet. Barefooted, young, […]

Wellness Travel

Wellness retreats, holidays and activities were prolific before this deadly pandemic when the interest in wellness travel and wellness tourism was surging. Mindful skiing, vinyasa yoga, monastery meditation, and elemental herbology (matching individuals to the natural elements). It was the height of fashion in travel. Health and Wellness Travel According to the Mental Health Foundation, […]

Natural wellness sparkles in Hotel Plunhof’s stylish Spa Minera

Swimming with snowflakes, floating by flames, massaged with stones, pummelled with rollers and immersed in the smoke of burning bark.  Wellness takes on the natural elements at the sparkling new Spa Minera at Hotel Plunhof, peaking out of the Stubai Alps in Italy’s South Tryol region. It’s lilac and silver, wood and water, glazed with […]

Cocooned in comfort at Rudding Park & Spa

There are cloisters and cobbled streets, a castle and listed Church, leafy Georgian avenues and Bettys Cafe Tea Rooms, according to my online research. Harrogate, is a Victorian Spa town and in its heyday a sought-after fashionable resort with curative spring waters. And a Yorkshire must-see. Sadly, however, I didn’t quite manage the short journey […]

The Healing Waters of Bath

Dip your toe into the therapeutic waters of Bath for a reflection of a Roman era. Echoing a bygone time, it’s easy to imagine servants carrying vessels of mineral rich water, bathing in the warm waters that promise miraculous healing powers, being pampered in majestic surroundings with high domed ceilings while pompous and imposing Romanesque […]

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