Pedicure at the Peninsula Hotel Paris

Peninsula Hotel Paris

The Spa at the Peninsula Hotel Paris is hushed and secluded. If you didn’t know you were in 16th Arrondissement, you would be forgiven for thinking you had arrived in the Far East. Spotlessly clean, the Peninsula’s contemporary interior is a bare minimal sanctuary, with cool floor boards, wood paneled walls and inlaid doors as well as being  lit by candlelight which gives it a feeling of calm throughout. My purpose for visiting the Peninsula was to get a much needed pedicure on a quiet Friday evening in the City of Lights.

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Returning to Yoga class at Ashtanga.ie

ashtanga.ie

It gets to the point sometimes where my yoga mat literally calls to me to return to yoga class at ashtanga.ie – usually when I haven’t been very disciplined or at practise in a while.  This morning I finally got back on my mat and went to a Mysore style class at ashtanga.ie, where I have been a student for a number of years. Continue reading “Returning to Yoga class at Ashtanga.ie”

Tropical Magnolia Massage at the George V Paris

George V Spa interior

Having been recommended the exotic sounding Tropical Magnolia Massage at the George V hotel in Paris, I took the opportunity to make an appointment when I was last passing through the romantic city. The spa located off the main reception of the hotel by way of a  private elevator is a calm soothing series of treatment rooms decorated in Queen Anne style with elegant chairs and floral wallpaper. Continue reading “Tropical Magnolia Massage at the George V Paris”