Autumn wellness holidays have now got the green light from the UK Government thanks to their latest travel update on Friday 17th September which simplifies travel for the doubly vaccinated. The new rules coming into place on October 4th sees the combination of the green and amber lists and the waiving of pre-departure PCR tests for those that have had two shots of the COVID-19 vaccines – doubly-vaccinated travellers will now only be required to take a lateral flow test before returning to the UK. This welcome news gives travellers the confidence to book a much-needed wellness retreat to replenish and refresh after the last 18 months of complicated and expensive barriers to travel.
I love yoga, I love holidays, I love nourishing food, time spent with a book, the chance to unwind… and when you bring that all together you have yourself a yoga retreat. So, if you are sat on the fence and thinking about whether or not a retreat is for you let me share a few words of encouragement…
As the saying goes – there’s strength in numbers and when it comes to fitness retreats, it couldn’t be truer! Whether you want to take a short drive to the Scottish Highlands or fly to a completely different climate, you better believe your loved ones or friends will want to join along on your incredible adventures.
If you’re looking for the ultimate culinary experiences to enjoy on holiday, then look no further! For many of us, food is one of the top things we look forward to on a holiday – from trying local delicacies to indulging in luxury restaurants and exemplary service!
As early as our 30s, muscle strength and bone density begin to decline. When we hit our 40s, a drop in levels of growth hormone leads to reduced muscle mass, increased fat and reduced energy levels. In turn, this all contributes to a slower metabolism. Women may also notice more fat storage around the abdomen due to a drop in oestrogen and should be aware that this also causes a sharp decrease in bone density.
As one of the industries hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and its associated restrictions, a study by The Knot found that 71% of UK couples chose to postpone their weddings until later on in 2021 or even into 2022. With almost all overseas travel having been restricted since March 2020, this has also meant postponing honeymoon and pre-wedding retreats.
Located in Southeastern Europe and enjoying mild winters with dry summers, Greece is a fantastic destination in which to enjoy a luxury wellness holiday. Featuring breath-taking landscapes from the city to its many islands in the Aegean and Ionian seas, kind-hearted locals and an appreciation for holistic healing, this Mediterranean paradise is a must for any wellness traveller’s bucket list Besides feeling healthier through great food, an abundance of sunshine and an array of activities, Greece has a rich culture and a sublime natural environment to immediately settle you into a relaxing escape centred around wellness.
Yes, you can travel again! It is time to explore new horizons and put the Covid- 19 chaos behind you. We are all relishing the recent move by the UK government to allow those who have been doubly vaccinated to enjoy quarantine-free travel upon their return to the UK from amber list countries! We’ve seen a huge rise in enquiries and bookings for wellness holidays, which reflects all of our eagerness to go abroad, explore and relax while pursuing a healthier lifestyle. Whether you’re jetting off solo on a singles holiday or with the whole family, stamp your passports and make every moment a memory.
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