These long dark winter months beg for long sleep ins, crisp fresh air, the warmth of a fireplace. Quietude and Laughter! Where better to take a good winter’s rest in one of these beautiful Dutch Winter Retreats!
The salty flavor associated with the WATER element – Winter Season, is not just about salt itself, but also mineral rich shellfish like oysters and sea vegetables. Salty flavors are used to strengthen the entire system. They build up the bones, increase stamina and will power.
We think this is actually the best way to enjoy wine, with friends and with good food. We unconsciously know that we are feeling well when surrounded by friends, great food and well produced wine. There are over 190 professional wine makers in The Netherlands! Dutch quality Wine!
Forest Bathing is more than just a walk in the park or woods, it is “taking in the forest atmosphere” – a translation of the Japanese “shinrin-yoku”. Using all your senses, quietly walking, stop and explore, experiencing every sound, scent, color of the forest. You just wander slowly, breathe deeply and mindfully, maybe something you want to do by yourself, alone.