In 1863, a French wine merchant called Daniel Nicholas Thévenon and his wife Celestine arrived in England in a bid to escape the clutches of creditors in Paris. So began a story that grew out of bankruptcy and culminated in the creation of Café Royal, a London legend. Today,  Hotel Café Royal, reopened after closing for 4 years for renovation since 2008, is one of the most luxurious hotels in the heart of London, yet the spa and wellness centre underneath the hotel is genuinely a hidden gem. I always love this place, it is the most modern but historic place at the same time. Akasha Spa & Gym, at the basement of Café Roy...