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Benefits of Tetra Tea Tree Flakes

Tea Tree Flakes  Tetra Mattresses, Pillows and Snuggle Beds are uniquely filled with 100% natural and chemical-free Tea Tree Flakes. Tetra Tea Tree Flakes are lighter-than-feather pieces of incredibly fine layers of native Australian Tea Tree bark, scientifically proven to promote airflow. _______________ Tea Tree Flakes are inherently naturally breathable, naturally anti-bacterial, naturally anti-allergy, naturally thermally […]

Hotel Star Ratings Explained

It is common knowledge that more star means a better hotel, but what do the star ratings really mean for travellers? Here is a summary of the key differences: ***** Five Star These are hotels that offer only the highest level of accommodations and services. The properties offer a high degree of personal service. The […]

What is Eiderdown?

Rarer than a Rolls Royce, a genuine Eiderdown duvet is extremely rare, in great demand and highly prized (accounting for its high price). Eiderdown, or eider down, comes from the Common Eider Duck, a large migratory sea duck. Eiderdown is exceptionally soft and has insulating properties superior to any other down. A Male and Female […]

What is Siberian Goose Down?

White Siberian goose down is highly prized filling for doonas but what exactly is it? There are many products being sold in various forms that state they are filled with “Siberian Down”. It is advertised as being the finest down in the world, because of the severity of the Siberian climate. The Down Association of […]

What is Fill Power?

The term “fill power” is often used in connection to duck & goose down quilts but what does it mean? Fill power is a measure of the ability for duck & goose down to expand (when tested in ideal conditions). Technically speaking Fill Power refers to the number of cubic inches that one (1) ounce […]