An English word has been integrated into the German language and used more or less to define pampering oneself. Many Germans love to get active with “Wellness” topics. Many angles of taking care of oneself falls under this category including spas, gyms, jogging, anything involving movement and personal appearance.
English speakers might say wellbeing and much is on offer in glamorous Düsseldorf to aid an expat’s good health and well being.
Saunas, steam baths, beauty treatments, oriental massages and spas coexist with sports centres, health centres and many clubs for yoga and sports activities. And beauticians, and dentists and cosmetic surgeons. Curiously, tanning salons can be found all over this country, regardless of the health issues.