Mabuhay – I’m Home

Mabuhay – I’m Home

PHILIPPINES - Hier gibt’s die deutsche Version. December, 15th, 2013 This is the first travel diary I have ever written. Back in the days I published it on MySpace (please, be as old as I am and remember). During all of these years, I haven’t felt the urge to translate it into English (Sorry, folks. more »

El Chanti Deli

El Chanti Deli

HAMBURG – It’s Monday. It’s the day after the weekend, when in the morning we would like to stay in bed, because we really got it going on the past days. The worst case scenario is a perpetual hangover, which was well deserved after such a good party, and the only craving we have is more »

Carrick-a-Rede

Carrick-a-Rede

NORTHERN IRELAND – Only 12km away from the famous Giant’s Causaway, you can test your stress level regarding heights. A short coastal footpath leads to Carrick-a-Rede (from the Irish Carraig a’ Ráid, meaning rock of the casting) rope bridge. Even if you are afraid of heights, the place is worth a visit. On the way, more »

Von Fressen – A Danish Feast

Von Fressen – A Danish Feast

COPENHAGEN – Imagine, driven by insanity you book a weekend trip flight with a departure time of 7:20 a.m. (like always). Travel time to the airport, check in time, boarding… you should probably stay up all night, rather than taking a powernap. When you arrive in the city, you check in to your Airbnb apartment more »

Summer Rain – a very Irish video shoot

Summer Rain – a very Irish video shoot

NORTHERN IRELAND – Hier gibt’s die deutsche Version Oh, what lovely wild days these are. I already passed on my beloved Berlin apartment to the new tenant and I am counting my last days in Berlin, before I move the Landmeedchen headquarters to Hamburg. For the rest of my Berlin time, I found shelter at more »

The Kitchen – a “Walk In Cookbook”

The Kitchen – a “Walk In Cookbook”

CAPE TOWN – Not too long ago, a friend lent me a cookbook called The Kitchen. The author is a feisty-looking lady named Karen Dudley. For years she and her team have been serving dinner parties, weddings and business lunches in Cape Town with their outstanding catering service. The recipes are based on Mediterranean and more »

Deer Hunter – a Vintage Café in Cape Town

Deer Hunter – a Vintage Café in Cape Town

CAPE TOWN – Home is where you feel homey! Cape Town has to offer all sorts of cafés, restaurants and bars for visitors. Usually they all are based in the most touristic spots, what often makes them suffer from a lack of individuality. 

A hot spot on Saturdays for tourists such as Capetonians is the more »

Ninh Binh

Ninh Binh

VIETNAM – Like Ha Long City, Ninh Binh is only the gateway to the magical scenery of how it’s often called “dry” Ha Long Bay. Around Ninh Binh you find the Vietnam you are looking for: water buffalos, golden-green rice paddies, majestic limestone formations and more. While at Ha Long Bay the rock formations rise more »

Ha Long Bay

Ha Long Bay

VIETNAM – When you decide to travel to Vietnam, you have already seen hundreds of pictures of the famous Ha Long Bay. You have the picture of lime stones rising majestically and mysteriously out of the water. The bay was designated as an UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994. Arriving at the bay you instantly more »