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Au Naturel in Baden Baden

Posted by on Feb 15, 2016 in European Spas, Germany, Home Page Slideshow | 0 comments

Carol and Gene Rodgers visit the 130-year old Friedrichsbad spa in Germany’s Baden-Baden, and like most Americans new to European spa customs, find it a broadening experience.

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Spas and Wellbeing – German Style

Posted by on Jan 8, 2015 in Germany | 0 comments

With impressive Moorish-style medi-spas, Black Forest bike trails, lush greenery and an abundance of good food, southwest Germany is the perfect healthy holiday destination, as Annabelle Hood discovers.  Holidaymakers can fall on both sides of the wellbeing fence when visiting southern Germany. On the one hand, the multifarious breads, carb-rich Swabian dishes and beer could all pile on the pounds. But then there are other sides to the regions of Baden-Württemberg and Schwarz Wald (Black Forest), which I hadn’t appreciated before: the unbelievably pure air, historic spa towns built around natural thermal springs and fabulous bike trails through miles of forest, being just three reasons to go for a health boost. Our journey started in Stuttgart – home to Porsche and Mercedes-Benz – both of which boast wow-factor motor museums, but could hardly be deemed a ‘healthy’ reason for a...

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