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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Going garment-free at Friedrichsbad

Travel is all about experiences so when the opportunity to experience the world renown historic Roman-Irish spa Friedrichsbad, in Baden-Baden presented itself, it had to be seized.  The catch was that total nudity was required or, as the brochure neatly said: ‘traditionally garment-free’. Fortunately, on the day we went, men and women bathed separately except in the final...
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