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Asia Spa Cuisine – Fresh and Organic Asian to fusion-style cooking

The idea of spa cuisine is hardly new. Prior to the advent of spas as we know them today, people in search of rest...

Well­being retreats exclusively focused on helping individuals develop and maintain a healthy, balanced lifestyle.

A trend that has recently emerged and is fast gaining popularity is medical tourism, where people travel abroad for medical as well as aesthetic...

Ayurveda – the science of health

India’s strikingly beautiful palaces and unique historical legacy are second to none. Well known for its deeply respected medical tradition, the country has a...

Chinese herbal medicine, massage and traditional medicinal plants

For thousands of years, Chinese medicinal plants have played an integral role in helping to prevent illness and promote health and longevity. Thus, herbalists...

Natural and Organic Skin Care products – Gentle, yet nourishing on the skin

When it comes to defining skincare, there are no hard and fast rules. Natural or organic skincare does not necessarily mean chemical-free. Every ingredient...

Traditional Chinese Medicine, a holistic approach to health.

When the World Health Organisation (WHO) first began to endorse indigenous healing systems, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) was on the top of the list....

Visiting Tokyo

RENTLY, I READ AN ARTICLE WHERE ANTHONY BOURDAIN DESCRIBED SOLO TRAVEL IN TOKYO AS “INTIMIDATING” AND “THRILLING.”This...

Visiting Tokyo

RENTLY, I READ AN ARTICLE WHERE ANTHONY BOURDAIN DESCRIBED SOLO TRAVEL IN TOKYO AS “INTIMIDATING” AND “THRILLING.”This...

Giving Birth in Shanghai – Mother Interview

Despite all the excitement and joy that comes with having a baby, the thought of giving birth can be unnerving. And even...

Expat Repatriation: you’ve changed!

You're moving back home. You know the people. You speak the language. You understand the culture. You know how to get things...

Expat Pregnancy in Shanghai – Around the Table.

We talk to a group of Pudong moms about being pregnant and having babies in Shanghai.Several months back,...

Moving to South Korea: Meeting people

Moving to South Korea will no doubt be an adventure. It will of course also be a huge challenge moving to a...