In the city of canals

Amsterdam never ceases to charm and fascinate no matter how many times you visit.  The major attractions of the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum, Anne Frank’s House and a variety of canal cruises get star billing on your ‘to do’ list, but once you get those over with, take time to check out Museum Van...
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It beats most creams hands down

Proudly Australian, the Salus products are most definitely on our side – especially with this highly effective hand cream.  In bringing us their Lavender & Mandarin Hand & Cuticle Cream, they’ve cleverly combined restorative plant extracts of lavender, mandarin, chamomile patchouli and vitamin E to lock in much needed moisture.   And who isn’t constantly in need of...
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Strasbourg captures the heart

There’s more to Strasbourg than the famous sausage that bears its name or it being the formal seat of the European Parliament – it’s a wonderful place to visit for so many different reasons.   What makes it so special is the Grande Ile, Strasbourg’s Unesco World heritage listed island bordered by the River Ill...
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It’s oh so very chic

Every now and then a little luxury item pops up to ignite our feminine energy. A luxuriously perfumed soap is one such pleasure that keeps on giving. With Christmas just around the corner (yes it is), it’s a great time to give some thought to a favourite soap to add to your wish list. We are...
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River cruising is effortless travelling

The thought of packing and unpacking a suitcase as well as checking in and out of accommodation is enough to make you think twice about travelling at all.  Even ocean cruising has its drawbacks – think sea sickness – but experiencing the delights of river cruising is like travelling in another realm. In July we...
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