A Celebration of Spa Culture

A Celebration of Spa Culture


Alaska, Discovery Princess, Cruise ship,

If You Would Never Consider a Cruise to Alaska . . .

  Cruise ship spas are among the most solidly booked... Read More

Langdon Hall, Canada, spas,

Four Canadian Spa Favorites

  From grand estates to a hip Nordic spa to... Read More

Sparkling Hill, BC Canada

This Acclaimed Canadian Spa Still Sparkles

  Inside a shower stall at KurSpa, birdsong echoes around... Read More

Silversea, Otium,

Suite Dreams: Otium vs. Four Seasons

  Otium is the new super-luxe experience aboard the luxury cruise... Read More

Mount View Hotel & Spa, Calistoga

Soaking It All In at Mount View Hotel’s New True Spa

  My body/mind have had a love affair with Calistoga,... Read More

Garden of the Gods, retreats,

A Most Remarkable New Luxury Retreat at the Garden of the Gods

  There are many time-honored paths and practices for profound... Read More

mary bemis, retreat, canyon ranch woodside,

An Expert’s Advice: How to Prepare for Your Spa Retreat

Not so long ago, I was fortunate enough to sail... Read More

Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa

Return to Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa

There are resort spas . . . and then there... Read More

castle hot springs, stephen kiesling, arizona

What to Do With 200,000 Gallons of Steaming Hot Mineral Water?

  In a remote desert canyon in the Bradshaw Mountains,... Read More

resident healer, four seasons new york downtown,

Time Traveling at Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown

On a chilly winter day, I made my way inside... Read More

Manoir Henri Giraud: Ideal Getaway for the Foodie & Spa Lover

Manoir Henri Giraud is a luxe, country inn and wellness... Read More

Sycamore Mineral Springs

Letting Go of Grief at Sycamore Mineral Springs

I’ve done road trips before, but not like this one.... Read More