• The Nutritional Benefits of a Macrobiotic Diet

    Benefits of a Macrobiotic Diet


    It seems that every other day there is a new fad diet that’s hit the market. Melanie Brown Waxman, a nutrition and health counsellor at SHA Wellness Clinic, explains just why a Macrobiotic diet can be so good for your health.

  • The Power of Intermittent Fasting

    The Power of Intermittent Fasting

    Scientists have been researching the theory that short periods of fasting could benefit our health and help with weight problems. We are constantly being fed contradicting evidence regarding what is good and bad for our health, but could this new research actually prove to be revolutionary? A BBC reporter took to investigating the idea of intermittent fasting to discover the benefits and whether it actually worked, and the results were surprising.

  • The Pros and Cons of a Juice Cleanse Retreat

    The Pros and Cons of a Juice Cleanse Retreat


    Juice cleanses have been the subject of much controversy in recent years, with many professing the physical and mental health benefits and observing an increase in energy levels, improvement in digestion and an overall heightened sense of well-being, whilst others express doubt and cynicism. Here are some of the pros and cons of a juice cleanse retreat.

  • The Relationship Between the Gut and Mental Health


    Are you aware of the connection that your brain and gut share? What about the pivotal impact it has on your mental and physical wellbeing? Many people aren’t, and they’re often surprised to learn just how crucial the relationship these organs have is to their lives and to how they feel. Understandably, they're often equally amazed to find out just how much they can benefit by focusing more attention on this area.  

  • The Ultimate Health Retreat Guide for Foodies

    Are you looking for a healthy getaway to nourish your foodie wanderlust? Let us transport you to a gourmand’s haven through our collection of nutrition-friendly retreats for the discerning health-nut. Whether you're a hardcore fitness buff, a raw-vegan connoisseur or simply wanting to try different healthy diet options, these health retreats have something to satisfy every taste. Bon appétit!

  • Tips for Surviving a Detox Holiday

    Ever wanted to go on a detox holiday but wondered how you would survive without your morning dose of coffee? To help you get through the initial fears, gain the greatest benefit from the detoxification and truly purify the body, we have come up with our top tips for surviving a detox.

  • Top 10 Family Friendly Spa Holidays


    “Are we there yet?” If you think luxury spa holidays are a no-go zone with the children in tow, think again. With our top 10 family friendly spa holidays, you no longer have to choose between family time and relaxation.

  • Top 10 Health Retreats in Bali

    Bali has long been a top destination for Australian travellers and has truly become a well-being paradise for many. So, in honour of this, we have rounded up the top 10 health retreats in Bali.

    From lush jungles to pristine coastlines and majestic lava formed cliffs, it’s no surprise Bali is called the Island of the Gods. Its unique landscape combined with an enduring culture makes it an idyllic destination for healing, pampering and self-discovery.

  • Top 10 Juice Detox Retreats

    Top 10 Juice Detox Retreats


    Our modern day lifestyles have really started to take a toll on the health of our bodies and how our organs function. A regular intake of sugar-rich, fatty and overly processed foods can have a negative effect on our lifestyles, leaving us feeling bloated and fatigued. The most effective way to detoxify our organs, kick-start weight loss and revitalise our energy levels, is with a juice cleanse. Keep reading to discover our top 10 juice detox retreats.

  • Top 5 Christmas Singles Holidays for Solo Travel

    Top 5 Christmas Singles Holidays for Solo Travel

    The idea of spending Christmas alone can seem disheartening at first, but instead of loading up on Christmas cookies and mince pies, embrace this opportunity to spoil yourself and meet fellow solo travellers on our healthy singles holidays.

  • Top 5 Christmas Spa Breaks

    Christmas is often characterised as the time of year in which your healthy habits are broken; overindulgent festive feasts and seasonal celebrations can take their toll on your well-being and leave you feeling lethargic. However, the feeling of being bloated and heavy headed will soon be forgotten as we invite you to take a break from your usual Christmas routine and revive on a luxurious spa break. Whether you would like to focus on de-stressing, healing or enhancing your general well-being, with indulgent spa treatments and wellness activities a healthy Christmas holiday is much more than a chance to seek some winter sunshine and can give you the opportunity to re-balance.

  • Top 5 Gluten Free Holiday Destinations

    More than just a fad diet, eating gluten-free is in fact vital to individuals suffering from a condition called coeliac disease, or hypersensitivity to gluten. It is a lifelong disorder in which the small intestine reacts to the intake of gluten, leading to difficulty in digesting food. According to Coeliac Australia, this disease is affecting approximately 1 in 70 Australians with over 80% of this number remain undiagnosed. Fortunately, there’s a reasonably good number of resources available to acquire gluten-free food anywhere in the world, from restaurants, retail stores to specialised holiday spots, you name it. 

  • Top 7 Nutrition Retreats To Learn About Healthy Eating

    The benefits of healthy eating may seem fairly obvious, however few of us actually have great diets. Most people think healthy eating is all about restrictions and detoxes.

  • Top 7 Organic Foods to Improve Your Oral Health

    Did your dentist provide you with a list of foods to avoid? It’s all too common to read or hear what foods are bad for the teeth. But why does it seem like nobody talks about what foods are good for your oral health?

  • Top 8 European Health Retreats for Wellness

    With thousands of wellness escapes in Europe alone, you don’t have to travel far to get your healthy fix. Give yourself a well-deserved break and escape to wellness luxury with the best healthy breaks in Europe. Pamper your mind and body with Watsu, massages, acupuncture and cocoon wraps and improve your endurance with mountain biking, hiking, TRX suspension training and water sports. Transformative travel is a truly enriching experience which ensures that you return from your holiday feeling happier, healthier and more aware of how you treat your mind and your body. So, stay tuned as we reveal our top 8 European health retreats for wellness that are bound to change your life for the best.

  • Top 8 Healthy Drinks for Weight Loss

    Top 8 Healthy Drinks for Weight Loss

    If you're looking to watch your weight there are so many healthy drinks that can help aid weight loss, simply by drinking them you can feel fuller than if you had drunk a fizzy drink, which can help stop snacking during the day.

  • Top Health Benefits of an Alkaline Diet

    Top health benefits of an alkaline diet

    Shining the spotlight on one of the biggest foodie breakouts of the last few years, we share why an alkaline diet is so good for you and how you can begin your own journey in to this healthy lifestyle.

  • Top Tips for Environmentally Friendly Travel

    Top Tips for Environmentally Friendly Travel

    Societies’ reliance on fossil fuels has captured peoples’ attention as heating oceans, melting glaciers, and rising sea levels, are making their way into the daily news. Here at Health and Fitness Travel, we take this issue as a serious matter and are proud to connect you with eco-friendly retreats whilst providing a few simple tips to achieve an eco-friendly holiday.

  • Top Wellness Retreats for Healthy Foodies

    Take your passion for healthy eating a step further and indulge in one of our top nutrition holidays for healthy foodies. Learn more about how to better your insides with nutritional talks and consultations as you enjoy breath-taking surroundings and world-class treatments that will leave you with a spring in your step. Make the most of fresh detox smoothies, Asian cuisine, healthy twists on classic junk food staples and much more. There are also plenty of opportunities to work on your outsides too with complementary access to group classes such as yoga, Pilates, meditation and general fitness. These retreats truly are a healthy foodies’ heaven!

  • Trio of Treats by Atmantan Wellness Resort

    Trio of Treats by Atmantan Wellness Resort

    This tantalizing trio of treats recipe from Atmantan Wellness Resort is the perfect assortment of healthy finger food just in time for Summer. The citrus corn balls will delight your palate with a zesty taste, while the chia and poppy seeds will provide a delightful crunch. Then indulge in the nut and fig dumplings, that create a sweet sensation from the burst of honey and fresh figs, followed by a prune and wheat flake dumpling, a juicy raw treat molded with wheat flakes and almonds to create a soft, light texture.

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