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10 Natural Herbs That Will Keep Your Body Well

10 Natural Herbs That Will Keep Your Body Well

Making herbs a part of your daily life is one effective way to support immune health and total wellness Herbal remedies have been used for centuries in ancient Chinese medicine. For those of us that would prefer a natural remedy to swallowing a prescription pill, herbs can be used to alleviate a number of ailments,(…)

What Is the Benefit of a 15 Minute Workout? Boost Your Health Today!

What Is the Benefit of a 15 Minute Workout? Boost Your Health Today!

Working out for 15 minutes can still pack a healthy punch For most of us, it’s all or nothing. The logic is that if you don’t have time to hit the gym for two hours a day, then why workout at all, right? The good news for those of us pressed with a busy schedule(…)

Wine Tasting: Travel Argentina via Malbec

Wine Tasting: Travel Argentina via Malbec

Wine Tasting: Travel Argentina via Malbec I am an American, I should say, North American, Sommelier living in Buenos Aires. Perhaps it doesn’t have the same ring as “An American in Paris”, but at times, just like the George Gershwin classic, it has its adventures, and somewhat musical intonations, usually of the tango variety. In(…)

High-End High Tea; The Best Asia Has to Offer

High-End High Tea; The Best Asia Has to Offer

Photo: Maison de l’Hui There’s something so regal about high tea. A practice of the bygone colonial era, the midafternoon cuppa has historically been accompanied by savory finger sandwiches (sans crust, of course) scones and something sweet all arranged on a three-tiered cake stand. That tradition is preserved today throughout Asia but chefs are now adding(…)

The Heights of Luxury; Eight Exclusive Helicopter Experiences

The Heights of Luxury; Eight Exclusive Helicopter Experiences

Photo: Peninsula Hong Kong Helicopters give a new perspective and a birds’ eye view of some of most spectacular scenery the world has to offer It’s one of the most expensive forms of transportation and easily among the most glamorous. Helicopters give a new perspective and a birds’ eye view of some of most spectacular scenery(…)

5 Ways to Get the Best Results from a Massage

5 Ways to Get the Best Results from a Massage

Although most of us are well-familiar with the fact that regular massage provides a wide range of health benefits beyond basic relaxation, it can be difficult to seek regular treatment if you have a tight budget or are on a busy schedule. That’s why it pays to learn how to get the most out of(…)

Anges de Sucre: Macarons make the world go round

Anges de Sucre: Macarons make the world go round

Anges de Sucre’s clients include Dame Vivienne Westwood, the Saatchi Gallery and various other leading hotels and prestigious venues I recently had a chance to catch up with diminutive, pâtissière, Reshmi Bennett, over a cup of tea, at the laid-back Yumchaa Tea House in Soho, Central London. Over cups of steaming Earl Grey(Reshmi) and lemon grass(yours(…)

Easy Recipe – Spicy Chicken Burrito with Avocados and Tomato Salsa

Easy Recipe – Spicy Chicken Burrito with Avocados and Tomato Salsa

Yield: 4 Servings Ingredients: For the Salsa: 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 small white or yellow onion, small diced 1 small red bell pepper, stem, seeds, and ribs removed, then small diced 1 clove garlic, minced ½ teaspoon cayenne or more to taste 4 roma tomatoes, core removed and small diced ¼ cup water ½ cup(…)