Tag Archives: spa
July 26, 2014

Sun, Sea & Spa Escape in the South of Italy: La Chiusa di Chietri Hotel Review

The warm sun and blue skies of Puglia welcomed me back to the south of Italy last month where I discovered a magical place in the heart of Valle d’Itria in one of my favourite regions. It is the Grand Hotel La Chiusa di Chietri. La Chiusa di Chietri is a classy, family-owned resort and spa, with a top-notch […]

May 29, 2014

A girl’s day out in Malta: Carisma Spa & Wellness Review

I can still feel the warm marble on my back and smell the soft relaxing scent of the foam used during the traditional Turkish massage that I had the pleasure of experiencing at Carisma Spa and Wellness in St Julian’s, Malta last week. The residual effects of this luxe spa experience is baby-soft skin, a […]

December 13, 2013

A Warm Welcome Home: Wedgewood Hotel Review

There’s a reason why the Wedgewood Hotel & Spa in Vancouver has been placed on Conde Naste’s Gold List and named Reader’s Choice  #1 Hotel in Western Canada and Traveler’s Choice Luxury Hotel by Tripadvisor, among other honours. It’s warm welcome, rich rooms and exceptional customer service provided me with a much needed and gentle re-entry to […]

January 27, 2010

Hurshimchung: scrubbed, salted, scalded and steamed

~photography not permitted beyond this point~ Having been to Korea dozens of times for business, I was beginning to get bored with the country when a friend of mine encouraged me to see Korea with different eyes and to do something that I hadn’t done before. A day after arriving in Busan, jet-lagged and tired […]