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Yoga & Wellness: a guide to the best holistic retreats

Take a deep breath...Traveling, reconnecting with nature, meditating, or even detoxifying and transforming yourself, are all possible ways to immerse yourself in a retreat and do yourself some good for a while. Yoga and wellness retreats are becoming more and more popular and are flourishing all over Europe and even further afield. Detox, sport, reconnection to oneself, yoga, meditation, nutrition... How to find one's way in this plethora of offers? Le Colibry has selected for you some of these enchanted retreats.
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5 dreamy spas between Paris and Geneva combining eco-responsibility and innovative techniques.

Need to get back to the source? Want to reconnect with yourself? Autumn is often the right time to slow down and settle down. As the sun is no longer generous, we turn to spas, spaces that are both rejuvenating and comforting. I have selected for you 5 addresses between Paris and Geneva where "letting go" rhymes with well-being and full awareness. From palaces to more intimate spaces, between innovative techniques, holistic treatments and eco-friendly signatures, follow the guide to face the winter in the gentlest of ways...
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Scrumptious Raspberry Financier – Cyril Lignac Recipe

The recent stay-at-home order has prompted many well-known chefs to start posting recipes and tips and doing live "cook-alongs" on their websites and social media. Le Colibry took the opportunity to try Cyril Lignac's raspberry financiers, and even learned how to make beurre noisette in the process. His recipe is easy to follow and the result is truly scrumptious. These raspberry financiers make the perfect breakfast, snack, or dessert, especially topped with fresh strawberries or raspberries.
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Le Colibry’s Ideas for Making Staying Home this Spring More Bearable

Spring officially sprung on March 21. But with everything else going on in the world, the day that we had all been waiting so long for slipped right under the radar! To get your mind off of things, even for a little while, Le Colibry has some suggestions to keep you entertained (at home) and make your life easier (also at home) this spring. Plus, for those of you living in and around Geneva, find out what you and your family can do to get the support you need as well as support your own community. So, #stayhome, and take care of yourself and your loved ones.

Home Detox, or the Magic of Tidying Up: The Marie Kondo Method

I read Marie Kondo’s book when it came out in 2015 and tried out her method. It totally worked! These decluttering principles from Japanese professional organizer Kondo also function as a sort of mental detox. It’s actually true: you do feel lighter and freer with a tidy home. Since spring is just around the corner, Le Colibry thought now would be the perfect time to share some of Kondo’s practical organizing tips.