Everything You Need to Know About…Forest Bathing

17 Jul 2019

Everything You Need to Know About…Forest Bathing

What is Forest Bathing? Forest bathing as we know it today originated in Japan in the 1980s. It was called shinrin-yoku, a notion that loosely translates as ‘taking in the forest atmosphere’ or ‘bathing in nature’. For years people have sought peace, comfort and a sense of tranquillity by being outdoors. In that sense, forest […]

The World’s Wildest Waterfalls

17 Jul 2019

The World’s Wildest Waterfalls

Waterfalls are a wonder of the natural world. They can be hypnotic, vertigo-inducing or romantic but it’s the wild ones we really love; from the world’s highest cascade to a plunge pool in a cave.  Cascada Cailor, Romania Deep in the Carpathian Mountains – where AquaVia is bottled at source – is Cascada Cailor, Romania’s […]

The Water Cure – How Nature Heals Us

25 Jun 2019

The Water Cure – How Nature Heals Us

Humans’ bodies are between 65%-70% water and over 70% of the planet’s surface is covered in water. It’s vital for our own wellbeing and for life as we know it on Earth yet many of us know little about it, except that we need it when we’re thirsty. Here are some incredible ways in which […]

Van Life – Cool Campers of Instagram

18 Jun 2019

Van Life – Cool Campers of Instagram

There’s hitting the road…and then there’s hitting the road in a totally bespoke, incredible, purpose-designed for you campervan. These people – intrepid solos, kitted-out couples, whole families and four-legged friends – are living the dream. Take a peek at their van lives. VAN LIFE DIARIES View this post on Instagram So fresh and so clean […]

The World’s Wildest Swimming Spots

11 Jun 2019

The World’s Wildest Swimming Spots

There is something profoundly satisfying about swimming in wild and remote waters. Something primeval about jumping into a cold mountain lake in your birthday suit and yelping with the sheer cold, joy and fun of it all. Dip into our global wild-swimming picks and add a few to your brave, wild-swimming bucket list. Saint Anne […]

The World’s Wildest Coastal Walks

22 May 2019

The World’s Wildest Coastal Walks

May is National Walking Month, so there’s no better time to pack your sunscreen and a plentiful supply of Alkawonder water as you head to the coast to breathe in the freshest air and enjoy the most jaw-dropping views. Here’s 8 of the world’s wildest coastal walks to inspire you. Sentiero Degli Dei (The Path […]

The World’s Wildest Yoga Retreats

16 May 2019

The World’s Wildest Yoga Retreats

From Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way to the foothills of the Himalayas, the Scottish Highlands to the ancient heritage sights of Bhutan, these incredible yoga retreats will take you to the world’s wildest locations… MiiAmo, Arizona Nestled in the soaring red rock of the Boynton Canyon Arizona, the Native American-inspired Mii Amo spa will make your […]

TOP 5 INSPIRING TED TALKS FOR RUNNERS

16 May 2019

TOP 5 INSPIRING TED TALKS FOR RUNNERS

Are we born to run? Are athletes really getting better, faster, stronger? Does the treadmill have a dark and twisted past? Find out the answers to these questions and more with our Top 5 Inspiring TED Talks for Runners. Guaranteed to improve your PB! ARE WE BORN TO RUN? Christopher McDougall explores the mysteries of […]

Is Alkaline Water Really Better For Me?

10 May 2019

Is Alkaline Water Really Better For Me?

The world’s latest wellbeing trend – alkaline water – has some pretty big advocates (take a bow Beyonce and Gwyneth!). Described as the ‘organic avocado of hydration’, it can be difficult separating fact from fiction when it comes to the benefits of high pH water. In this blog, we cut through the noise to investigate nature’s wonder water…