The Rudas Thermal Baths – Centuries of Soaking. Rudas is unlike anything else you will ever experience. The centre operates as a full blown wellness centre, with a vast array of therapies on offer, plus cafe, swimming pool, and night time bathing on weekends, which allows you to stay submerged in warm mineral waters until 4 in the morning!
Budapest features a host of therapeutic baths ranging from the basically functional to the beyond opulent and grand. No wellbeing trip to Eastern Europe is complete without visiting one of Budapest’s magnificent healing spas.
On the Black Sea coast of Turkey, coffee scrubs can be found in some traditional hamams. The effects are exhilarating and worth the effort of getting there
The practice of therapeutic bathing (balneotherapy) in the Turkish and Black Sea region is colourful and well-entrenched. This area has been home to the Pontic Kings, then the Romans, Byzantines, Seljuks and Ottomans – each bringing their own traditional knowledge to the art of bodycare
Whilst a Black Sea coffee scrub sounds exotic, it does beg the question: Is coffee good for your skin? We went on a wellbeing adventure to find out
Known as “The City of Princes”, Amasya is a beautiful town with ancient origins, straddling the banks of the Yeşilırmak river in the Black Sea region of Turkey.
Set within a natural amphitheatre, the town has made great use of its natural advantages, built between imposing cliff faces that bear the markings of its Hittite, Greek and Ottoman heritage. Continually occupied for over 7500 years, Amasya is rich in history and tradition.
Do you like the sound of combining a sun lounge, steam and superior massage with a sparkling sea and sneaky cocktail?
Then a visit to the Euphoria Beach Hamam should make it’s way onto your “One Day I Must Do List”.
We visited the iconic volcanic baths of Loutra, Nisyros for a great travel and wellbeing experience…
They say sometimes all you need to do is take the plunge. Jumping on a ferry from the nearby island of Kos, we decided to make trip to Nisyros to find out more about its iconic volcano and famed therapeutic effects.
Eating a good Greek salad is like heading off for an epic adventure.
Embarking on an odyssey that includes creamy feta, ripe tomato, olive oil, oregano and (IMO the most important thing) pickled caper leaf guarantees you end up feeling deeply satisfied. A culinary construction of classic renown, the dish should offer you the same kind of complex simplicity found in a tumultuous Greek myth.