Happy Feet

We depend on our feet to support our weight, no matter how many kilos we are. We rely on our feet to carry us places by walking, jogging, running and dancing. Without feet our lives would be difficult. It makes sense to take good care of these very important parts of our wonderful bodies. Most […]

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A Gift Of Love

It’s that time of year again; February 14, Valentine’s Day. A day for romance, a day to express your love for your partner and remember that romance isn’t dead. Last year, Amazon Studios and the New York Times came out with a TV series called Modern Love. It was refreshing to see love stories on […]

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Virtures Of Vegan

I’ve always been put off by anything that I regard as being fanatic. This included being vegan. I couldn’t comprehend why my vegan friend couldn’t have a slice of birthday cake and ice cream or some pizza, even if it was vegetarian. I’ve basically been vegetarian for quite a while with occasional indulgences of fish […]

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Tattoo Removal

We’ve all made mistakes from time to time. Simple mistakes can usually be corrected with an eraser or an apology. But what about permanent mistakes like waking up the next morning with a bad tattoo after a night of drinking? Or many moons later breaking up with your girlfriend or boyfriend with their name tattooed […]

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Float

Do you love Nyepi like I do, a night without lights without sound? Pure peace. Now can you imagine that times a Godzillion? Total darkness. Total silence. This is what you’ll discover in a floatation tank, what was formerly known as a sensory deprivation tank. The first tank was designed in 1954 by John C. […]

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Yoga Facelift

Bali is abundant with yoga centers and yoga retreats. We know that this ancient form of exercise is good for our body and health. But did you know by exercising your face muscles it will rejuvenate the skin like a face lift? Based on Chinese acupuncture points, there are 57 muscles in the face and […]

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New Aromatherapy

Can you imagine diffusing essential oils without fire or some form of heat? Now thanks to modern science there’s a new method that doesn’t use any water with oil floating on top or steam. No more worrying about knocking a ceramic burner over or the water evaporating and burning the oil. The Diffusica system is […]

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Taman Air Spa

Driving along Sunset Road I spotted this big sign probably like a million times advertising The Best Day Spa in Bali. I then Googled best spas in Bali and found a few lists, which included Taman Air Spa in the top ten. Curiosity finally drove me to check out this spa. I should never judge […]

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The Healers

We all are victims of injuries from time to time – surfing, motorbike accidents or falls. Or we simply develop an unknown ailment. Sometimes a visit to the hospital or doctor isn’t the answer. Many people prefer to look for alternative methods of healing. We are lucky to have an abundance of traditional healers on […]

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Art, Beauty & Charm

Art, Beauty and Charm, are words that come to mind at the Waroeng Djamoe Spa at Hotel Tugu Bali. The moment I stepped out of the car I felt like I’d entered an ancient world from Colonial times of Java and Bali. The hotel has many unique antiques throughout the hotel including the five private […]

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