Antonia Noori Farzan, The Washington Post Published 6:42 am PST, Tuesday, February 26, 2019 13-year-old Edgar Lopez died in August 2014 after herbalist Timothy Morrow convinced his family taking insulin for his Type 1 diabetes was poison. 13-year-old Edgar Lopez died in August 2014 after herbalist Timothy Morrow convinced his family taking insulin for his Type 1 diabetes was poison. Photo: Dreamstime /TNS Photo: Dreamstime /TNS Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 13-year-old Edgar Lopez died in August 2014 after herbalist Timothy Morrow convinced his family taking insulin for his Type 1 diabetes was poison. 13-year-old Edgar Lopez died in August 2014 after herbalist Timothy Morrow convinced his family taking insulin for his Type 1 diabetes was poison. … [Read more...] about A 13-year-old died after being told not to take insulin. Now the herbalist is headed to jail.
The world we’re living in right now is stressing us out (hello Brexit), so that’s why 2019 is the year of self-care. And there’s no better way to indulge in a little bit of ‘you time’ than at a spa. Scotland is an oft-overlooked destination for Londoners who love to flock to our warmer European neighbours instead of our northern sibling. But a trip over the border offers a plethora of stunning scenery, friendly locals, delicious food – and indulgent spas. Below, we’ve detailed 12 of the best spas to visit during your next trip north. ESPA Life at Gleneagles, Perthshire The 850-acre Gleneagles estate is home to a five-star luxury hotel that houses three golf courses and a world-class spa. The ESPA Life at Gleneagles offers an extensive treatment menu mixing European, Eastern and Ayurvedic therapies for the ultimate day of pampering. Opt for one of the signature treatments or try the spa and afternoon tea package for an 80-minute treatment … [Read more...] about 12 stunning Scottish spas to head to this spring
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CONFESSION time: I don’t like getting naked. But I did it. I didn’t have to, but I did. And I’m glad I did. If you’re wondering why I’m talking about stripping off, head for a massage at Robinson Club Nobilis on Turkey’s south coast and you’ll understand why. Located 40 minutes east of Antalya airport, it’s one of 23 of the German company’s luxury resorts, with a focus on wellness. Stepping into the depths of the hotel spa in my dressing gown and flip flops, I felt I was about to do some bizarre form of caving, when suddenly a large expanse opened up. It was time for my Turkish bath. After a few minutes in the steam room wondering whether I would regret not keeping my trunks on, I removed my gown and clambered starkers on to the marble slab. The masseur folded a tea towel across my private area and my hour of being soaked, soaped and scrubbed began. The sound of running water, coupled with the reassurances of the man I had just got … [Read more...] about Relax and unwind by heading for a massage at a top wellness hotel in Turkey
Missing that overindulgent Christmas feeling already? Fed up with the penance of January? Rewind time by a month. And the easiest way to do this is with a flight to Russia, where Christmas Day falls on January 7 and celebrations last throughout the month. St Petersburg, in particular, dazzles. Russia’s gilt-edged city becomes particularly supermodel-like this month, when hundreds of fairy lights wend their way down the boulevards. The pastel-coloured palaces look almost vivid against the snow, and ice-skating parties pop up along the canals. “Christmas celebrations were restricted during the Soviet Union and attendance in the churches was really low,” says Kate Arkind, a St Petersburg-born art adviser, on why Russian festivities today are particularly lavish in comparison to the past. The events of a century ago also explain why Russian Christmas falls in the New Year. When the Bolsheviks decided to switch to the Gregorian calendar from the Julian … [Read more...] about Why you should head to St Petersburg for Russian Christmas in January