Lush Life Travel has announced the launch of a “Wellness on Water” river cruise focused on women travellers.

Ottawa award-winning travel advisor, Sheila Gallant-Halloran, owner of Lush Life Travel, has designed a women-themed European river cruise for 2024. This river cruise is designed for self-care and healing and will be a “wellness on water” experience. It offers a perfect gathering for mothers, daughters, sisters, and friends. Women* are invited to come travel with someone; or travel alone, together; from Budapest to Prague on this soothing luxury adventure.

We invite women to Embrace “Your Grace” on this woman focused river cruise. Of course, all women are Duchesses, so our ship, the River Duchess, is perfectly named. And, as you address a Duchess as “Your Grace," it's time we all start embracing our own grace.

You DESERVE this!


Read the What She Said Blog

Watch this interview between Sheila and "What She Said Talk" and Candace Sampson

"Join Candace and Sheila Gallant-Halloran from Lush Life Travel as they delve into an extraordinary travel experience tailored for women - a Women's Wellness Cruise set for October 2024. This unique journey from Budapest to Prague isn't just a voyage; it's a wellness-on-water retreat designed to celebrate the spirit of sisterhood, self-care, and rejuvenation. Whether you're planning a mother-daughter getaway, a trip with your sisters and friends, or embarking on a solo adventure, this river cruise offers the perfect blend of luxury, wellness, and cultural immersion. Sheila shares her insights into the creation of this wellness retreat, highlighting the importance of self-care for women and the transformative power of travel. From the enchanting streets of Vienna to the historic charm of Prague, this cruise promises not only to explore iconic European cities but also to provide a sanctuary for personal growth and relaxation. Discover how this wellness cruise with Uniworld can be your next step towards prioritizing your well-being amidst the backdrop of Europe's most breathtaking landscapes."

from What She Said youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/@WhatSheSaidTalk 

Watch this interview!

Between Sheila and Derek Fage of "Daytime Ottawa" on Rogers TV

Sheila Gallant-Halloran of Lush Life Travel joins Derick Fage on "Daytime Ottawa" to talk about her "Wellness on Water" River Cruise

Three steps to Embrace “Your Grace” :


  • SHAKE OFF yesterday’s fear and isolation
  • Get PAMPERED in luxury
  • RECONNECT with you
  • REGROUP with sisters

STEP 2.) STEP ONBOARD your moving boutique hotel room

  • EAT culinary excellence from farm-to-ship cuisine to ‘travelling lite’ menus
  • DRINK unlimited premium spirits and wine
  • BE MERRY with friends new and old, while enjoying enrichment programs
  • RECHARGE amid personalized service & pampering, sunrise yoga & fitness classes
  • REST on the Savoir beds, the world’s most luxurious

STEP 3.) STEP ONSHORE to cities and towns along the Danube River

  • SAIL Budapest - St. Stephen’s Basilica to thermal baths, Great markets to Strudel houses
  • WALTZ Vienna - Schonbrunn to Belvedere, Opera houses to coffee houses
  • GLIDE Wachau Valley - UNESCO calls it one of world’s most beautiful landscapes
  • FIND abbeys, vineyards, castles, and charming Bavarian villages
  • TOP Prague - Gothic architecture to Astronomical Clock, Charles Bridge to John Lennon wall

Let me know if you want to take the 3 steps to "Embrace Your Grace!"

[email protected] 613-837-0699

Sheila Gallant-Halloran of Lush Life Travel interviews Ellen Bettridge, President and CEO of Unworld River cruises


Sheila Gallant-Halloran of Lush Life talks about her "Wellness on Water" Woman Focused River Cruise - EMBRACE YOUR GRACE.

Sheila Gallant-Halloran presents her October 2024 river cruise traveling from Budapest to Prague. She is joined by Uniworld regional director, Ernie Balint, and shares the magical River Duchess river cruise, and the fantastic "wellness on water" cruise.


*(Kindly note, husbands and partners are welcomed, and normal shore excursions and dining will be available for them. But they may wish to sit out any special onboard cruise programming with a definite woman theme!)


"Lush Life Travel has announced the launch of a “Wellness on Water” river cruise focused on women travellers.

This seven-night Danube River cruise, which caters to solo female travellers, sets sail from Budapest on Oct. 4, 2024, and heads to Nuremberg before finishing its voyage in Prague on Oct. 13, 2024.

“After emerging from the isolation of the pandemic, many of my clients want to reclaim their power,” said Sheila Gallant-Halloran, owner of Lush Life Travel.

“This cruise offers a perfect gathering for mothers and daughters, sisters, and friends. However, solo women travellers are also welcomed to come travel alone, together. I have negotiated some reduced solo supplements for solo cabins. And I’ve also crafted a ‘solo share’ program, so solo women can share a cabin.”

An onboard fitness center, wellness classes and curated excursions are available to all travellers onboard.

Boutique-style rooms include handcrafted Savoir beds, and guests will have access to unlimited premium spirits and wines, as well as five-star farm-to-table cuisine."  https://news.paxeditions.com/news/cruise/lush-life-travel-announces-women-focused-danube-river-cruise