Spas

 World's tallest hotel planned for tiny Swiss village

World's tallest hotel planned for tiny Swiss village

Controversial design for 7132 Tower hotel will see luxury spa the size of the Empire State Building rise over the alpine community of Vals
Horse reiki and bull sperm hair masks: 9 bizarre spa treatments

Horse reiki and bull sperm hair masks: 9 bizarre spa treatments

Vanity, thy name is bird poo ... and beer baths ... and anything else that makes us look and feel good
Underwater wonder: Surreal sunken art in the Maldives

Underwater wonder: Surreal sunken art in the Maldives

Submerged fantasy exhibit from Viennese artist Andreas Franke draws on "Sleeping Beauty" and "Little Red Riding Hood"
Healing waters: The Japanese onsen experience

Healing waters: The Japanese onsen experience

Soaking up one of Japan's best-loved traditions is a tonic for both mind and body
20 wellness retreats to start the year off right

20 wellness retreats to start the year off right

Wellness is the buzzword for people seeking a healthy getaway -- places that give you a medical overhaul while you sun yourself and swim
5 of Asia's strangest spa therapies

5 of Asia's strangest spa therapies

When you need a little lift, there are durian spas, bird-poo facials and other peculiar stress reducers waiting for you
Sydney's 5 best spas

Sydney's 5 best spas

In downtown Sydney, these hidden enclaves are natural escapes for worn-out urbanites
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
28 of the most relaxing spas in Asia

28 of the most relaxing spas in Asia

If you're looking for the ultimate in chill out treatments, you're in the right continent. Just reading this list will send you into an altered state of calm
Shanghai’s most expensive spa treatments

Shanghai’s most expensive spa treatments

Got money, and a body full of stress twitches too? Try these top pampering spots for the 'Hai's wealthier folk
Top 10 Singapore must-dos for 2010

Top 10 Singapore must-dos for 2010

You won't find these suggestions in the pre-prepared slew of tourist pamphlets and shopping mall flyers
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