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Thailand Uses Snails for Massages

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We have always heard about unusual spa treatments that leave us unsure about their effectiveness. A lot of people enjoy unusual, natural ways of massage therapy. In fact, Thailand has been one of the leading countries when it comes to Spa Therapies. However, Snail Massage comes on a whole new level.

What is Snail Massage?

Carmencitta-magazine-Thailand-Uses-Snails-for-Massages-1Before answering the question, let us not forget to mention that this idea first appeared in Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand. This location is surrounded by forests and jungles. It is not a surprise that they were able to come up with this idea. In general, the snails are applied to the face and left to roam on it.

As a result, a trail of mucus (coming from the snails’ body) is left on the face. This treatment is known to give a glow to the skin as well as encouraging its rejuvenation. In addition, experts claim that the snail essence removes dead skin cells and toxins that lay under the skin’s dermal layers.

Further Information

When the snails get stressed, they release a fluid called helix aspera muller glycoconjugates. In the spa, they leave the fluid on your face for a determined time and then massage it so it can enter as good as possible into the layer on the surface of your skin. In addition, this treatment in known to cost a lot of money. For instance, in Japan 5 minutes of snail massage cost about 160$.

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However, no evidence (except for claims) has shown that those treatments are beneficial. Some people say that the fact that the fluid that the snails release can help reduce puffiness is because it is cold. This effect is the same as putting a cucumber on your face for it to reduce under eye puffiness.

Are You In Jamaica…Book in The Caves Resort

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Location And Overview

The Caves is located on the Lighthouse Road in the West End of Negril, a resort town in western Jamaica. When you stay in the Caves, it means that you are in the center of a lush. Furthermore, it puts you in serene environment. Staying in this resort gives you an   easy access to the nightlife and legendary beaches of Negril. In other words, the Resort is a handcrafted utopia that combines all the natural glamour of Negril, with a modern, metropolitan attitude.

Why The Caves Is A special Resort

The Caves is a collection of twelve private cottages atop a cliff, overlooking the ocean, with plenty of jumping-off points to impress one’s companion and other guests. Every room at The Caves is unique, charm and heart-­stopping coastal views.

Moreover, it is all-inclusive rate covers three meals daily, unlimited drinks and non-motorized sports.

Also, The Caves Aveda Spa offers a selection of treatments that promote the kind of healing. You can arrange a spa appointment in a shaded cabana, a candle-lit cave or outdoors under the replenishing island sun.

Activities To Do

Various activities typical to island resorts are available. If you are looking for water sports, there are expert guides. You can choose a snorkeling expedition in the awesome natural caves. Furthermore, you can visit the school of dolphins that are swimming partner on the island. More activities you can do such kayaking, bicycling and nature tours.

Be Romantic

There are secrets and surprises sprinkled throughout the property that make The Caves one of the best-kept secrets and best loved retreats. So, you can stay in the resort for a honeymoon or to arrange you wedding there. Book a session in the private hot tub or prepare a private dinner. For sure, it will be to be an unforgettable experience. Furthermore, it is one of the best places to have a romantic vacation with you partner.

 

An Unusual Hotel: Iglu Dorf

An Unusual Hotel Iglu Dorf

Location and Overview

 

An Unusual Hotel Iglu Dorf

Iglu Dorf, or ‘igloo village’, is a collection of interconnected igloos sitting on the mountainside just off the Riffelhorn piste, in the attractive Swiss resort of Zermatt. The views are amazing. You can see every star in the sky crystal clear. Sometimes the views even beat the skiing.

In other words, Igloo Village stands for hotels made of snow for young and old. With muscle power, snow sloughs, balloons and plenty of passion in around 3,000 hours every winter, they create new hotel complexes of snow and ice every winter. A tunnel system connects the igloos to each other.

History of the Hotel

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Adrian Günter built his first igloo in 1996, to better enjoy the mountain and first powder snow of the day. Following an avalanche of interest from friends wanting to sample an igloo night, he increased the number of igloos and opened the “small world in white” in 2006. There are 7 villages across Andorra, Switzerland and Germany now accepting guests.

Building the Rooms

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Every year in December builders move three thousand tons of snow to build each village. Adrian invites artists from all over the world to craft sculptures inside each village. Only they use an ice pick, motor saw and shovel. Furthermore, artists produce seals, arctic wolves, polar bears and whales as well as swirling designs and patterns illuminated by candle light to look over the guests from the walls.

                              Best time to go

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The Villages are open from Christmas day through to the beginning of April each year. It might be best to go a little later in the winter when it is slightly warmer.

What More Makes it specialAn Unusual Hotel Iglu Dorf

A variety of igloo options are available in the different villages, from Standard and Group igloos, to Romantic-plus igloos. Moreover, there is a church including an altar and baptismal font for a wedding party. Also, there are a small indoor bar, a dining area and a dance floor. Not only that, but also There is a Romantic Suite with private Jacuzzi, perfect for honeymooners.

A Hotel for car lovers

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A hotel called V8 Hotel, locates in the Motor world exhibition. It is a themed hotel that includes everything that has to do with cars. Moreover, it is 18 km far from the “Castle Solitude rococo palace” and 20 km far from “Schlossplatz” square in Germany. In fact, modern rooms and suites, as well as the car-themed-rooms all have free-Wi-Fi, satellite TV, and tea and coffee making facilities. Moreover, there exist car memorabilia and car inspired beds. Suites add private saunas, sitting areas, kitchenettes and terraces. Other amenities include: a relaxed restaurant, a gym, a spa, a sauna, a relaxation area, and a treatment room. You can pay extra money for breakfast and a parking lot.

A Hotel for car loversThe rooms

A Hotel for car loversYou will be surprised by the hotel’s themed rooms and you’ll experience a great time enjoying classic cars as well as modern ones. Moreover, each room has its own touch, as well as its unique character. Furthermore, all the rooms are specially decorated and provided with high quality materials, as well as unique pieces, and they are furnished with genuine car parts and images from the automotive world. The Hotel offers single rooms, double rooms, and family rooms in multiple variations.

The Mercedes Suite

A Hotel for car lovers

The Mercedes Suite is situated over four floors where the visitor can get both design and quality at star level. The suite includes a personal rooftop terrace that looks over the entire world of Motor World and lets you enjoy unlimited views in private settings. On the 3rd floor, is where you sleep in a bed that is made of a classic car and dream about your love for automobiles.  Moreover, on the second floor lays the magical panoramic bathroom where you can enjoy your private sauna. Furthermore, on the first floor there is the kitchen, the living room and the 47-inch flat screen TV.

Mykonos for vacation?

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Summer is here, and most of us are trying to find the perfect place to go for a vacation. If it happens that you chose Mykonos, Greece for this summer’s vacation, you should book in one of its best hotels; Cavo Tagoo. This hotel is considered to be one of the first establishments among the island.

Location

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Cavo Tagoo locates in Cyclades, Mykonos, Greece. More specifically, 500 meters north of Hóra towards the new port, on a west-facing hillside. In this location, you can enjoy sunsets and anchored cruise ships.

Style

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A relaxed mood takes over the hotel. The most beautiful spot is the 38m long infinity pool that is filled with sea water where next to it, lies a big aquarium bar with wood decking, and a sunset that happens right in front of your face.

About Cavo Tagoo

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It is a five star hotel, with a well-trained friendly staff. Moreover, it offers facilities such as: a basement pool, a spa that includes steam bath, a sauna, and couple’s massage service. In addition, it has a decently equipped fitness center.

Rooms

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Cavo Tagoo is divided into 83 units. However, more than half of them consists of “superior” room, villas, or suites. In fact, the previously mentioned, are worth the extra money because they offer upgraded services such as: quasi-private pools music systems, DVD players, marvelous bathrooms, and a lot more. Furthermore, all units contain minimalist furniture with subdued tones and a bit of color that appears only in chairs.

Food

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The hotel includes an on-site restaurant that offers a Greek menu for lunch. However, this changes at night, and the restaurant turns into a sushi bar at night. Moreover, every day, there is a generous and universally praised buffet that they offer at poolside. In addition, there is a bar near the pool that offers drinks for those who like to enjoy a sunny day at the pool while sipping a delicious cocktail.

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