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A weekend hideaway on the seaside of Palma de Mallorca

Summer season has recently started in Europe (FINALLY! ), and lots of Europeans are fleeing to their favourite nearby islands for a mini weekend or a long-awaited vacation. Earlier this month, I went to Palma de Mallorca for a mini getaway. As one of the biggest of the Balearic Islands in Spain, it offers a variety of activities for all sorts of people- family, singles, couples, small children etc. If you want to party, there are lots of options, if you want a romantic getaway, there are plenty of beautiful spots, if you want a quite detox or relaxing vacation, there are multiple locations. I wanted a bit a both- a little sig...
Categories: Europe, Hotel, 旅遊

A peaceful break – Coworth Park

It is no secret that Coworth Park, part of the Dorchester Collection, is one of the most popular places in England for a little luxurious getaway. It is luxurious in many senses. A late 18th-century country house hotel on the borders of Windsor Great Park is high-end style without the stuffiness, with a picturesque 240-acre private estate that offers you moments of peace and tranquillity. Being part of the Dorchester Collection implies the level of quality is higher than you can imagine. The friendliness of the staff, their helpfulness, the service, attention to detail, and everything in the park is just impeccable. Once the hom...
Categories: Luxury

The Magical Amber and Quartz Healing Quality

  Just when I am looking forward to my holiday on the beaches, I had a little preview today at House of Elemis. Lying on the gently heated Amber and Quartz Crystal Bed in the treatment room, I was told by my therapist that this is inspired by the sand quality on beaches with healing power. The story started when the pioneer who developed this bed, realised every time when he took his mother to the beaches, her back pain magically disappears, so he thought why not bring the beach back home. There you go with the amber and quartz bed for my 1.15 hour long Hot Mineral Body Boost treatment.  I was suffering from lower back pain, a...
Categories: Luxury