What is work-life balance? – Thoughts from Hong Kong

Image: Pixabay

Image: Pixabay

Can a sense of ‘work-life balance’ really improve your wellbeing? Chartered Psychologist and founder of ELAR Horizons, Dr Lucy Rattrie, reflects on the meaning of work-life balance, and the difference it can make to the challenges of business travel. She tests out her own methods while in Hong Kong, and shares a few pointers from her personal workbook.

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Travel Size Yoga: 5 Sequences for a Serene Business Trip

Photo11 HotelYoga‘Find yourself somewhere comfortable to sit…’

Yogi and humanitarian Donna Williams, founder of Pranarama Yoga, guides us through the perfect poses for unwinding after a hard day’s work. Ideal for hotel rooms (no large spaces, kit or experience required), these 5 sequences will banish those pesky business travel blues and leave you relaxed and ready for tomorrow’s challenges.

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Our top 5 travel beauty tips for the busy businesswoman

Rachael Dunseath, Founder of Myroo Skincare

We ran a competition in partnership with Myroo Skincare to find the best beauty travel advice from our fabulous members around the world, and WOW did we get some amazing tips and tricks! Thank you to everyone who entered.

Rachael Dunseath, Founder of Myroo, had the tough job of choosing the top five: “Thanks to everyone who took part. It wasn’t easy choosing the winners, there were some genuinely great ideas. I’ll be using a few of them myself! Continue reading

Another Life: Nick Danziger on photographing women and children in 8 countries over 10 years

11-womenRheanna-Marie Hall interviews travel writer, photographer, and film maker Nick Danziger, to talk about his decade-long project and new book Another Life. 

Plus WIN a copy of Onze Femmes (see picture left) by Nick Danziger, a hardback collection of photographs ‘commissioned by The International Committee of the Red Cross to look at the different effects of war on women’. Read on to enter now. Continue reading

Maiden Voyage reviews: Myroo Minis

Our editor Rheanna reviews the new Myroo miniature creations with the help of the team. PLUS we’re giving Maiden Voyage members the chance to win a set of their very own! With five mini sets up for grabs, read on to find out how to enter.

Trial size skincare set. Available fragranced or fragrance free.myroo-29


  • Starflower and Orange Blossom Facial Cleanser
  • Starflower and Orange Blossom Skin Boost Facial Serum
  • Geranium Intensive Hand Treat
  • Raspberry and Cucumber Superfood Balm


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8 Things Every Woman Business Traveller Heading to Asia Needs to Know, by Vivian Chong

Woman in airportGlobalisation may have brought the world closer but with stark differences in culture, language, climate and time zones, it’s not exactly business as usual if you’re new to Asia and are heading there for work. Here are the things you should take note of for a hassle-free trip and to fully experience the continent’s charms.  Continue reading