A Celebration of Spa Culture

A Celebration of Spa Culture


Expert Advice: Bringing Your Retreat Home

  A completely unscientific analysis of the arc of a... Read More

Muir Hotel, vitality spa pool,

The Muir Hotel where Wind & Water Work Healing Wonders

    Wind filled the sails of Little Wing, and... Read More

Baden-Baden, spas, Friedrichsbad,

The Best Spas of Baden-Baden

  From deep beneath the cobbled streets of Baden-Baden, some... Read More

Fairmont Century Plaza, spa,

My Spa Day at the Fairmont Century Plaza

My spa research is endlessly fascinating and, sometimes, a bit... Read More

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