From travel journalists Fletcher Newbern

Among the 76 countries we've visited so far, we've tried it all: Indian marma massage (the therapist uses the foot), Ayuvedic in Bangkok, even a parkling lot massage by baggage handlers in Myanmar (they were excellent). Follow along and plan your next relaxation getaway, whether just down the street or halfway around the world.

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The Burj Al Arab defines luxury in Dubai. It is, after all, an icon for this city of elegance, indulgence and yes, even decadence (well, as decadent as you can get in a Muslim country).

So of course, expectations are high for the Assawan Spa, named, by the way for a st...

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