The Dominican Republic, home to the precious stone Amber, most visited island in the Caribbean and speckled with top Golf Courses, gives Spa a new twist. White sand beaches combed with azure waters, the Caribbean’s vacation getaway resorts give guests a serving of five-star spa.
My Thermes Marins facial was very good - and it is obvious that the estheticians here are well trained. I asked mine about her schooling, and she explained to me that she had to complete three years of training to become an esthetician. Compared to the short training programs in many parts of the world [...]
Checked into my hotel - the Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort - around noon. After a quick shower and change, I head over to Therme Marins for the two spa appointments that had been arranged for me. Ever since Lee Katzoff, owner of the Greenhouse destination spa in Texas, told me that the best facial [...]
This morning I attended a "Breakfast with a Leader" gathering organized by Magazine Publishers of America. The guest speaker was Cathleen Black, president of Hearst Magazines. She drew quite a crowd. Hearst has some of these well-known titles: Cosmopolitan, Esquire, Good Housekeeping, Harper's BAZAAR, O, The Oprah Magazine, Town & Country, etc. (a total of [...]