There has never been a better time to turn your living spaces into retreats of calm, comfort and well-being. A prime area of focus for many homeowners has been their bathrooms, which are now being converted into spa-like havens of self-care, instead of just functional spaces. At the same time, many are adding features that aim for better cleanliness, sustainability and multigenerational living.
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Blessed with incredible red and black sand beaches, ancient sites like Neolithic-Age Akrotiri, stunning architecture, vibrant cultural spaces and events and a multitude of activities to set your heart on, it’s no wonder that Santorini was described by Plato as the land where the Atlantis once existed.
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THE MEDITATION GENERATION
The practice of meditation is of prehistoric origin, and is found throughout history
Staycation AT HOME
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MAKE YOUR ESCAPE
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Ten best RETREATS
Whether you’re flying solo in the Caribbean, partnered up or jetting off with the whole family in Europe, why not nip those winter woes in the bud and treat yourself to a wellness retreat for Christmas and New Year? These winter retreats ensure you get some much-needed recuperation and rejuvenation and provide you with the tools to sow the seeds for a positive, healthy new year. Give your mind and body the recuperation it needs with spectacular views and rejuvenating activities in one of our incredible destinations. From a festive fitness escape in the Andalusian mountains and a yuletide yoga retreat in the Caribbean, to a spa break in the snow-capped Dolomites and a joyful juice cleanse in Vietnam, each retreat provides personalised care and expert advice to give you the ultimate wellness experience.
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GOOGLE'S RUSSIAN BUSINESS PLANS TO FILE FOR BANKRUPTCY
Google says its Russian subsidiary is planning to file for bankruptcy because it can’t pay staff and suppliers.
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GOOGLE ADOPTS AN APPLE-LIKE APPROACH FOR ITS PIXEL PRODUCTS
Google took a big step toward pushing its Pixel product line-up down a road already paved by Apple and its array of trendsetting devices.
GOOGLE GETS MORE MULTILINGUAL, BUT WILL IT GET THE NUANCE?
About 10 million people speak Quechua, but trying to automatically translate emails and text messages into the most widely spoken Indigenous language family in the Americas was long all but impossible.
GOOGLE STRIKES CONTENT DEALS WITH 300 EUROPEAN PUBLISHERS
Google said that it struck licensing deals with 300 news publishers in Europe in its latest effort to comply with a recently introduced European Union copyright law.
Big Tech's Great Reckoning
A spate of new laws in Europe and the U.S. Foreshadow What Could Be the End of dominance for Google, Facebook and Amazon
GOOGLE ADDS WAYS TO KEEP PERSONAL INFO PRIVATE IN SEARCHES
Google has expanded options for keeping personal information private from online searches.
11 Android Apps Found Secretly Harvesting Data From Millions of Users
A mysterious company in Panama has been paying Android app developers to incorporate an SDK capable of lifting sensitive data from users’ phones, including copy-paste information.
GOOGLE PARENT SUFFERS 1Q GROWTH SLOWDOWN, PROFIT DECLINE
Google’s corporate parent posted its slowest quarterly revenue growth since 2020, the latest sign that the huge gains enjoyed by technology companies during the pandemic are fading into the rear-view mirror.