Posts tagged "Spa"
Banyan Tree Spa at the Westin Hotel Shanghai

Banyan Tree Spa at the Westin Hotel Shanghai

A luxurious spa experience in Shanghai It may seem that I do little else but spa when I am in Shanghai. This is not entirely true… but I tend to spend a great deal of time there for business, which can be stressful, so I like to make...
Fantastic and Great Value Massages at Dragonfly and Green Massage in Shanghai

Fantastic and Great Value Massages at Dragonfly and Green Massage in Shanghai

My favourite places to go for massage when in Shanghai Massage has been a part of my self care ritual for years now. And as much as I travel and sit on planes, it’s not infrequently that I am suffering from some sort of neck pain or other...
Luxury Spa in Shanghai, Evian Spa at Three on the Bund

Luxury Spa in Shanghai, Evian Spa at Three on the Bund

A minimalist urban sanctuary on the Bund I had read about the Evian Spa several times over the last couple of years, but somehow never found the time to visit. I often go to Shanghai for work, but it is all rushing around to meetings and work dinners…so...
Asian Holistic Therapies at Kamalaya Wellness Retreat, Koh Samui, Thailand

Asian Holistic Therapies at Kamalaya Wellness Retreat, Koh Samui, Thailand

An endless array of holistic therapies at this tranquil island spa I generally have a rule of not visiting the same place twice. I prefer to expand my horizons and challenge myself to see and do new things. However, I recently returned to Kamalaya in Koh Samui. Our...
Thai Spa and Massage in Bangkok, Sivara Spa at Amari Hotel

Thai Spa and Massage in Bangkok, Sivara Spa at Amari Hotel

A modern oasis of calm on bustling Petchaburi Road I have said it before, but will say it again….I believe spa treatments are not a luxury, but rather an integral part of taking care of oneself. Not only do they promote relaxation, but depending on the treatment one...
Stunning Luxury Resort in Nusa Dua, the St Regis Bali

Stunning Luxury Resort in Nusa Dua, the St Regis Bali

Be pampered within an inch of your life at the St Regis Bali Resort With its opening in early 2009, this all suite hotel on the secluded barrier island of Nusa Dua changed the face of luxury in Bali. Typically I prefer a more modern design hotel…something spare...
The Benefits of Massage and Kenko Wellness Spa, Singapore

The Benefits of Massage and Kenko Wellness Spa, Singapore

Is investing in regular massage really worth it? For me, massage has been part of my anti-stress and wellness routine for several years now. Rather than an indulgence, I treat it as another tool to take care of myself. After having some shoulder and neck problems for the...
Massage at Lavana Spa, Bangkok, Thailand

Massage at Lavana Spa, Bangkok, Thailand

A well-priced day spa in the heart of Sukhumvit In Bangkok massage spas / salons are like 7 Eleven convenience stores….there’s one (or five) on every street and the offerings are typically inexpensive and fairly consistent. Now of course I am speaking about “proper” massage spas…I personally have...
Health & Wellness Spa Retreat, Kamalaya Koh Samui, Thailand

Health & Wellness Spa Retreat, Kamalaya Koh Samui, Thailand

I needed some time-off. Time off from the world, from long work days followed by longer dinners, from my computer(s), from my cell phone, from happy hour cocktails… I wanted a real break where I could nourish my body and empty my mind. I did a lot of...
Beach Resort and Spa, Anantara Hua Hin, Thailand

Beach Resort and Spa, Anantara Hua Hin, Thailand

A sea-side pampering spa experience (main photo by Joanna, others from Anantara Web Site). I am typically a little suspect about high end spas in Thailand simply because you can go anywhere and get a quality massage for $8USD. However, being a spa junkie I am always open...