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Spring Break

A Different Kind of "Spring Break" -- the Best Hot Springs Around the World

It's no secret spring break is anything but a "break." This year, skip the crowds, lines, and hoards of rowdy college stud...


The Most Magical Spa on Earth

Lava and algae facials? Check. Natural healing properties? Yup. Ridiculous landscapes? You bet. The Blue Lagoon checks all...

Weird & Wacky

Wine Therapy: Yes it's Real and Obviously You Need It

This is not a tease: wine therapy is real and the best way to drink your cares away. More formally known as vinotherapy​, ...

Culinary Travel

The Best Beer Tasting in the World Also Includes a Beer Bath

Czechs take the idea of relaxing with a cold one to a whole new level. Called the Beer Wellness Land, at Chodovar, a large...

Weird & Wacky

7 Crazy Spa Treatments Around the World

Generally speaking, a trip to the spa plunges a traveler into the rich depths of beauty and relaxation. But when those treatments are as exotic as the locales they originate in, the experience may become more anecdotal than tranquil. The world’s strangest spa services, ranging from snake massages and snail facials to beer baths, tout dozens of hidden health benefits. While we’re fairly skeptical of these claims, we can guarantee they will give you plenty of fodder to share back home.


Get Handsy Learning the Art of Massage

You could spend your vacation in Thailand lounging on a white-sand beach indulging in tropical drinks and $10 Thai massage...


Luxury Spas so Pristine the Real Housewives Would Approve

If you watch the Real Housewives of Atlanta, you know there are some pretty pampered women in the ATL. Take a page out of ...


Hurts So Good: Blind and Fire Massages in China

Massage therapy is an ancient form of therapy practiced in many parts of Asia. While it is slowly being accepted as more t...