Spa hotel to employ jester


A spa hotel is looking to take on a court jester to make guests feel like kings. The Rogner Bad Blumau spa in Styria says it wants someone creative, musical and fun dressed up “in the right gear with a flute or a lute”. Director Melanie Franke said: “At the royal courts, jesters were a […]

Zau[:ber:]g this winter-Vienna to the slopes in less than an hour


By Rebecca Musgrave Less than an hour from Vienna a snowy haven awaits all winter sports enthusiasts. The compact ski resort, Zau[:ber:]g  in Semmering, can be reached by rail, bus or road from the Austrian capital, making it both the ultimate holiday and after work ski destination. Whilst the resort may be smaller than other […]

Cher on gay hairdressers and Aguilera


Pop star Cher has claimed gay men have more fun.Asked by the Salzburger Nachrichten newspaper whether she is proud of being an icon for many homosexuals, the 64-year-old said today (Mon): “I got kind of a romance with all gay men since I was 12. The first homosexuals were friends of my mother. They were […]