Meeting Maxima

Everyone is excited about the royals and the European royals are making big news as their styling triumphs are hitting the international magazines and websites.  The perfectly polished Queen Maxima of the Netherlands turns enough heads to make cover pages everywhere. In October when attending a state banquet at Buckingham Palace she stunned in a...
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Not your average museum

Just 80kms south east of Amsterdam, in the middle of the Huge Veluwe National Park sits the iconic and truly amazing Kröller-Müller Museum.  Nestled in an incredible sculpture garden, it holds around 90 paintings and 180 drawings by Vincent van Gogh (the second largest collection in the world) as well as a collection of modern art.  It’s...
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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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