Spas Travel Stories

Calistoga is best known for its hot springs and mud baths, but being lodged in wine country has given the town a new entree for visitors.
No-Frills Pampering in a Czech Spa Town (Post, February 8, 2009)
Sisterly Bonding on a Budget (Post, January 4, 2009)
Letting Off Steam in New Mexico: Finding yourself in hot water takes on a whole new meaning in the high desert of New Mexico. (Post, October 19, 2008)
Ommmm On the Range In Montana (Post, August 10, 2008)
Saratoga Springs, N.Y.: Win, Place or Soak (Post, March 23, 2008)
ST. MICHAELS: A Feel-Good Christmas Story (Post, December 23, 2007)
SIDE ORDERS: At This Tokyo Spa, the Fish Food Is You (Post, August 5, 2007)
Well, Well: Wellness spa treatments are a hot travel trend. But do they work? Therein lies the rub. (Post, January 7, 2007)
Tapped Out in Iceland: A Late Night In Reykjavik Leads One Reveler Into The Countryside For Renewal (Post, July 30, 2006)
SIDE ORDERS: Marrakech Hammam: What's the Scrub? (Post, July 23, 2006)
California Springs Back: In Desert Hot Springs, Soak Up Another Era (Post, June 4, 2006)
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W. VA.: Thank You For Soaking (Post, May 28, 2006)
India Spas: Feel the Heat (Post, March 19, 2006)
SIDE ORDERS: In Reykjavik, Don't Sweat It -- Unless You Want to (Post, February 19, 2006)
Waiting to Exfoliate: Go West for Three Spas That Are Sure to Rejuvenate (, February 7, 2006; 4:03 PM)
Up to Your Ears in Wood Chips (Post, January 15, 2006)
Japanese Bath Time in the Blue Ridge (Post, December 14, 2005)
Old South, New Ideas: Southern Virginia's Berry Hill Plantation Resort (Post, November 9, 2005)
SLOVAKIA: Feel the Ooze: Thermal Spas, Mud and More (Post, March 20, 2005)
Not Your Mother's Spa: In Utah, getting pampered has never been so hard. (Post, January 9, 2005)
Other Adventure Spas in North America (Post, January 9, 2005)
The Good, the Bad And the Oily: In Berkeley Springs, a Spa Scene Rubs Both Ways (Post, June 9, 2004)
Slim Pickin's: Not many regional spas focus on shedding pounds. The author found one in Pa. that was worth the weight. (Post, April 21, 2004)
The $2,300 Solution: Stressed out? First, fly to Phoenix. . . (Post, November 9, 2003)
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