Sunday Spa: Aveda’s Chakra Balancing Massage

Sunday Spa: Aveda’s Chakra Balancing Massage

What exactly is a chakra? Where is it and how did I not know I had one that needed balancing? And how can you tell that mine’s off-kilter? As I took a squishy seat at the Aveda Salon in Covent Garden, I had more questions 

Sunday Spa: Thai Square Spa

Sunday Spa: Thai Square Spa

I have realised there are two types of relaxation: the normal ‘watching TV with facemask’ kind, and the Thai Square Spa relaxation experience – the latter being a utopia of inner relaxation and deepest calm. Try not to let your tummy rumble as you walk into the 

Sunday Spa: The Spell at Lush Spa

Sunday Spa: The Spell at Lush Spa

I was a little wary of going for a foot massage at Lush’s King’s Road Spa. Firstly, because I am quite ticklish and I had this almost overwhelming fear that I would kick the lovely Lush therapist mid-massage. The second is related to some ideologies buried deep 

Sunday Spa: The Sanctuary Spa, Covent Garden

Sunday Spa: The Sanctuary Spa, Covent Garden

Just a stone’s throw from the bustling, cobbled streets of Covent Garden, away from the street performers, lively restaurants and aimlessly wandering tourists, there is a haven for women. There is a relaxation retreat and a decadent pampering shelter. There is a Sanctuary. Tucked behind 

Sunday Spa: Carey’s Manor Hotel & SenSpa, New Forest

Sunday Spa: Carey’s Manor Hotel & SenSpa, New Forest

Some of the best spa experiences I have ever had have been in the exotic surrounds of South East Asia, so when I was offered the chance to pay a visit to SenSpa in the New Forest* (part of the luxurious Carey’s Manor Hotel) I 

Escape to the country: Grayshott Spa

Escape to the country: Grayshott Spa

I won’t deny that I am a bit of a country girl. Growing up in a small town that consisted of a post office, a pub and a forest in Ireland meant that it was very likely you’d see me in wellies, mucking out a 

Intercontinental Hua Hin Resort, Thailand

Intercontinental Hua Hin Resort, Thailand

When I travelled to Hua Hin, a gorgeous coastal resort which has been the favourite holidaying spot for Thais for generations, I was after sun, sea and most of all – relaxation. Lucky for me, I found it at the Intercontinental Hua Hin Resort. First