Sauna, steam bath and news from the world of well-being

Learn more about two ancient traditions dedicated to the well-being of the body, from ancient Turkey to the snowy landscapes of northern Europe.
New trends in fitness

AllBody workouts with no equipment: a “back-to-the-roots” approach! Fitness trends for 2023 which have been highlighted, amongst others, by the American College of Sports Medicine, will simply involve one’s own body.  In particular, they include two disciplines: Callisthenics and Fitwalking. STRENGTH AND ELEGANCE The name actually comes from the Greek word kalòs, meaning beauty, and […]


Sustainable cities

Today, half the world’s population, 3.5 billion people, lives in cities. Current predictions put the percentage of the population living in urban areas by 2030 at almost 60%. For this reason, goal 11 of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, signed by the 193 member States of the United Nations, is to make cities green. But […]


The art of layering

One of the latest Japanese beauty trends is called layering. Each “layer” represents a phase that involves a specific treatment for the skin, from cleansing to toning, moisturising, protection and nourishment. The layering technique was discovered and launched by French blogger Elodie-Joy Jaubert, who is passionate about the land of the rising sun. She has […]


The benefits of lakes

They’re just as good as the sea. The water’s crystal clear, they have beaches for sunbathing and offer a host of water sports and swimming in a beautiful mountain setting. We’re talking about lakes, a great alternative to the sea if you want somewhere to cool down in the summer. But that's not all. They […]


Sweet dreams

“The Starry Night” is one of Van Gogh’s masterpieces. Before this painting, stars had never been so intense and visionary.  But you don’t have to go to the Museum of Modern Art in New York to admire them. Just head out into the countryside, away from sound and light pollution, and enjoy the silence and […]


Sweet-smelling gardens

Flowers can convey calm and wellbeing with their colours and scents; trees like beech and Aleppo pine fill the air with monoterpenes, particles that have a positive effect on the immune system; small leaves can become active ingredients for drugs and plant therapies. Plants have been seen to have “superpowers”, something our ancestors realised a […]


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