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ROYAL PREROGATIVE: The majestic spa at Paris' Four Seasons Hotel George V

Given the ubiquity of air travel, we're all expected to take jet lag in our stride these days, and be able to head straight from the red-eye to the morning's first appointment with barely a pause. In an age of deep-vein thrombosis and security scares, to be worried about mere jet lag even seems a little frivolous. But this isn't being fair on our systems: your mind may be jumping from the third coffee you've gulped since landing, but fatigue, dehydration and insomnia are the body's reminders of how testing being strapped into a metal tube, and hurled across the other...

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