WELLNESS RETREATS

Having heard praises galore from everyone about VIVAMAYR Medical Centre in Austria, I had begun to wonder what made it so special. After a quick look at the website and a bit of research, I discover that it is not only a favourite with Indian A-listers but also with global bigwigs, be they from the read more...
By Parineeta Sethi
I have had a bad back for several years. It’s a chronic problem that flares up ever so often leaving me in pain. Over the years, I’ve attempted to give it the attention it deserves, but my schedule rarely allows me the chance to take long stretches of time off to focus on finding a cure for it. read more...
By Parineeta Sethi
It’s a beautiful day. The breeze is dancing to an energetic tune. And the sun is casting a happy glow on the fields, vineyards and brightly coloured buildings in the towns on the outskirts of Bengaluru. We’re driving down a back road to Shreyas Retreat, about an hour from Kempegowda International read more...
By Parvati M. Krishnan
My hair danced to the tune of the wind as the Scorpio zipped down the asphalt to Hoshiarpur. Around me, field after field of sugarcane dotted with rambling farmhouses reminded me of home. Further ahead were orange orchards, one of which I was to stay in for the next three days. Having spent my read more...
By Parvati M. Krishnan
Whether it is vivid greenery, breathtaking waterfalls, tall mountains, the chatter and songs of birds, or the sight of a rare species, nature, in its unadulterated form, breathes wellness into our lives. And these here are seven of the most exhilarating nature holiday ideas to experience beauty at read more...
By Rashima Nagpal
The best and most effective way to attain a state of wellbeing is hand-in-hand with your partner. Here are eight wellness retreats along with eight inspiring ideas to get you going. 1. Recharge at Red Mountain Resort, Utah Treat your partner to a four-day ‘Executive Recharge Retreat’. Your health read more...
By Rashima Nagpal
SPACATION Go on a self-pampering spree and pep up your weary soul at ESPA, Resorts World Sentosa. Spread over 10,000 sq ft, the spa is an oasis of tranquility where your physical and mental wellbeing is of prime importance. When here, indulge in some exotic treatments and don’t forget to take a read more...
By Sanjana Barua
  NATURAL COLOURS   The Seven Coloured Earth in the Chamarel plain of the Rivière Noire District  The village of Chamarel in northwest Mauritius is home to a magnificent waterfall and a stunning natural phenomenon – Seven Coloured Earths. Formed when layers of lava from the now-dormant volcanos read more...
By Parvati M. Krishnan