Health and wellness

10 of the world's best hotel spas

10 of the world's best hotel spas

Because one of the most effective weapons a hotel can have in its arsenal is a killer spa
Pot B&Bs and 'forest bathing': Wildest new spa trends

Pot B&Bs and 'forest bathing': Wildest new spa trends

They might feel good, but will these trendy wellness practices hold up to the test of time and science?
Asia's top 10 wellness resorts

Asia's top 10 wellness resorts

Exotic locations, ancient healing traditions and outstanding personal service is Asia's recipe for outstanding resorts
World's fastest growing wellness destination? It's Africa!

World's fastest growing wellness destination? It's Africa!

A new report says in Sub-Saharan Africa the number of spas has tripled since 2007, and spa revenue has leaped 184%
9 deluxe weight loss vacations

9 deluxe weight loss vacations

How to turn that "Christmas gut" into something other people worry about
10 of the world's best meditation retreats

10 of the world's best meditation retreats

Inner adventure calling? These places answer
North America's top get-fit retreats

North America's top get-fit retreats

Sun salutations on the Riviera Maya? Hiking in Canada? These getaways take the drudgery out of getting fit
10 most calming wellness retreats and spas

10 most calming wellness retreats and spas

Ah, the 21st century. Too bad no one's figured out an antidote. Wait a minute, these places have
Healthy Beijing: A wellness guide to the city

Healthy Beijing: A wellness guide to the city

Despite legendary pollution, Beijing offers access to nature, healthy restaurants and eco-friendly retreats
Bloody Marys and salt caves at the best new spas in Hong Kong

Bloody Marys and salt caves at the best new spas in Hong Kong

Spa scene gets exciting with new niche offerings, including a remedy for asthma and a men's center that just gets it
Blame my hormones, honey

Blame my hormones, honey

Korean men should be on the lookout for menopause symptoms, says Samsung Medical guru
Do you double dip?

Do you double dip?

You would never double dip a chip, but you don’t think twice about going in for seconds with your chopsticks. Local experts weigh in on Shanghaining’s germ swapping ways
How bad is the pollution in your Shanghai apartment?

How bad is the pollution in your Shanghai apartment?

We tested the pollution in homes around Shanghai; we're not sure you're going to like what we found -- but at least we tell you what to do about it
A clinic for Bangkok’s poor, ailing masses-- backpackers included

A clinic for Bangkok’s poor, ailing masses-- backpackers included

Deadly dog bites, STDs and pregnancy scares. One kind-hearted man’s clinic near Khao San Road deals with it all, and for free
Learning to be happy

Learning to be happy

Happiness and stress are inversely correlated, according to the jovial folk at Bangkok's TRIA urban health retreat. We took a crash course in stress reduction and came out smiling
Chef Rosalind Lim heals through food

Chef Rosalind Lim heals through food

At her new cafe Onaka, Rosalind Lim is making health food delicious, practical and therapeutic
3 traditional Chinese medicine commandments for summer

3 traditional Chinese medicine commandments for summer

Expert advice to keep you cool as the summer heat builds