How holistic therapies helped me at 137 Pillars Bangkok’s Season of Wellness

I was suffering from chronic shoulder and neck pain when I walked into 137 Pillars Bangkok’s Nitra Spa to see one of the visiting wellness practitioners at their Season of Wellness, a three-month wellness festival featuring visiting holistic healing gurus from around Asia. The Season of Wellness was initiated to support the lifestyle needs of…

10 Top Wellness, Detox, Yoga, Health & Fitness Destinations in Asia for 2018

Did your New Year’s resolutions include lose weight and get fit?  The easiest way to do this is to go on a health holiday where the whole stay is devoted to improving your health, nutrition, and wellness in a  relaxing, supportive environment. As a spa book author, wellness journalist and a judge for the regional AsiaSpa Awards, I’ve been…

Where to get the best sleep therapy – 137 Pillars Bangkok’s Nitra Spa

Forget Bangkok’s big, big night life scene for one night. This powerful new holistic spa treatment calms and rewires your whole body and brain for a refreshing, restorative, real night’s sleep. I’m the kind of person who can sleep anywhere – airplanes, desks, cars, restaurants. This is partly because I’m the size of a pocket monster and can easily curl into my own…

4 Best Anti-Ageing Beauty Treatments in Bangkok

Thailand is called Asia’s spa capital for good reason, and Bangkok is a haven for medi-spas and aesthetic centers offering the latest and best beauty treatments. You don’t need to go as far as a face lift or even botox to refresh your look any more. There are so many other anti-ageing beauty treatments to reboot your…

How to Find Bliss in Bhutan – Aman Resorts’ Meditation & Wellness Retreats, September – November

This September – November, luxurious Amankora resorts in the unspoilt Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan offer exclusive wellness experiences to take you on your own inner journeys, while travelling through its elegant lodges around the Land of the Thunder Dragon. Amankora – Meaning of Life Retreat 10th – 18th September If you’ve ever dreamed of an experience that will literally…

5 Best Luxury Yoga Retreats & Resorts in Thailand

Yoga resorts, yoga retreats, yoga teacher training centers, yoga detox, spiritual escapes and personalized yoga programs – I’ve rounded up the best yoga holidays in Thailand for you. These are places where your daily yoga class comes with organic health cuisine or gourmet vegetarian food, along with spa facilities offering massages and detox. Wellness facilities are all there…