A businessman wants to recover after a long flight. The mother of three children wants to be alone with herself. A group of friends plans to celebrate a birthday. A man with back pain is looking for relief. A teenager suffers from acne. A workaholic suffers from nervous exhaustion. The smoker wants to get rid of a bad habit. Where can all these people get help? At the spa hotel.
Today’s spa is the center where the body, mind and spirit are treated. People come here to rest and relax, calm their nerves and recover. To achieve this, modern spa hotels employ a wide variety of eastern and western methods and procedures. Shiatsu, Thai massage, aromatherapy, hypnotherapy, yoga, meditation, mud baths, hydromassage, European facial massage, the latest developments of fitness trainers – just not to list. Do not forget about mini-courses: the goal is not only to be cured, but also to take knowledge of a healthy lifestyle with you. Continue reading
A tour of Scandinavia – and just one day to Stockholm? Like any capital, it is impossible to explore the whole city in one day. But do not be discouraged: here are some tips on how not to miss the most important thing on your first trip.
1. Buy a very good, detailed map of the city. Stockholm is actually an archipelago of 14 islands, each of which has its own sights and its own amazing story.
However, the best entertainment and the best shopping are in the Old Town – on small side streets, which may not be on the general map. Continue reading
Shroud of Turin, stored in the church of St. John in Turin (Italy) 4-meter piece of canvas, which according to legend Jesus was wrapped after being removed from the cross. On it there are images of a man (front and back) who suffered a crucifix on the cross; his face is clearly distinguishable. The nature of the wounds visible in the images suggests that a man was worn with branches of thorns, beaten with sticks and lashes, and pierced with a spear on his side – all these tortures, according to the New Testament, were endured by Jesus.
The canvas over the centuries has been the property of the Savoy dynasty. Continue reading