Top-To-Tokyo Inspiration

My obsession with Japanese spas and beauty was fostered almost a decade ago, when I discovered the authority on “gourmet bathing”, Leonard Koren, and his…

15 February 2021 By Inge Theron Read more

Laser Liposuction

Banishing the fat around my midriff has become something of a Sisyphean quest. Not only that, but the goalposts have gradually shifted to include back…

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Hang Thai

I’m yearning for a relaxing holiday where the healthy attitude extends beyond the spa, but isn’t too punishing – a break that swaps dirty martinis…

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Meditation Down the Mekong

I am tempted to fill these pages with tales of how I lost my heart to Luang Prabang, the Paris of the east. I could…

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Hunger Games

In daily life, the hunger of the soul is often confused with the need to eat.” So said Dr Otto Buchinger, the guru behind a…

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Baden-Baden from the Madding Crowd

A new medispa in an über-chic former royal bolthole lures our spa columnist to the Black Forest for an intense weight loss and detox retreat…

11 February 2021 By Inge Theron Read more