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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August 18, 2011

First, a word about the lovely boutique hotel Carl Gustaf, home to a scaled-down version of the famed Carita Spa Paris.

In short, we loved its perch, high on a hill overlooking all of Gustavia, the island capital, far below with its picturesque harbor filled with yachts...

Even before arriving at Paris' stunning Hotel Fouquet's Barriere, we were contacted by the concierge staff. Do we prefer roses or orchids in our suite? How about our pillow and soft-drink preferences? Oh and what type of music would we like programmed in the state-of-t...

One Paris hotel spa that’s sure to please if it’s luxury you’re after is the U Spa at Fouquet's Barriere.

From the moment I walked into this hip hotel just steps off the Champs Elysees, I knew I’d come to the right place. The first thing you see you upon entering the be...

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