Hong Kong | Eight Personal Hot Spots for Architecture, Culture and Photography

There is one thing I get to learn every single time I return to Hong Kong: It never gets boring! Even though this layover was shattered with rain and wind, I found myself scouting for beautiful Urban Decay architecture in North Point and Causeway Bay, wandered underneath the shiny red lanterns of luxury shopping mile Lee Tung Avenue, took a peek at the hustle and bustle of Wan Chai Market and finally found peace and quiet at Pak Tai Temple. Continue reading

Hong Kong | Wong Tai Sin Temple – Where Wishes come True

Located just one metro station ahead of the beautiful Chi Lin Nunnery, Wong Tai Sin temple is one of Hong Kong´s most famous Taoist shrines and a highly popular tourist destination, easy to reach by the green line at Wong Tai Sin station. Continue reading

Hong Kong | Park Escape in Kowloon

Hong Kong is a city that never sleeps. So it can be quite a good idea to know a few retreat spaces from all the stress and hustle and bustle of one of the world´s most dynamic urban spaces. And the good thing: You will not have to leave the city borders. Continue reading

Frankfurt | From A380 and City Sights

Having started out on the “Queen of the Skies” back in 1998, 2018 would become my next chapter in superjumbo air travel. Twenty years after my first on-duty flight on a Boeing B747-200 (which retired in 2001), I received the chance of my lifetime to join the Airbus A380 group after the company had announced the relocation of five of the 14 mega planes to my home base Munich from March 2018 on. Of course, I didn´t need much time to think this over…

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Hong Kong | Building Porn, Ghosts & Hong Kong History

Being hot and humid during Typhoon season, I was looking for a mixture of out- and indoor activities during my latest trip to Asia´s world city. And found myself searching for the coolest Chinese cemetery, one of the most photographed buildings in the whole world and a trip back in time through Hong Kong´s varied history. Continue reading

Hong Kong | High Tea at the Ritz-Carlton

It is a costly thing to do, but looking down from the 102nd floor onto the one-of-a-kind Victoria Harbor with the mighty skyline of Hong Kong spreading to your feet while enjoying fine pâtisserie and a glass of Ruinart Blanc de Blancs champagne makes you feel like you are king of the world. Continue reading

Hong Kong | 14 Sightseeing Highlights for First Timers

One of Asia´s most fascinating cities and exciting every single time, Hong Kong. Join me on some of my favourite excursions and visit a selection of my personal sightseeing hotspots which will make your stay definitely a most memorable one. Experience a megalopolis, that is so much more than skyscrapers and shopping. Continue reading

SEVVA Bar Hong Kong | Sundowner deluxe

IMG_4792 Wherever you have or not yet have been to Hong Kong, most of you will know (or have at least heard) of bars that should be on everybody´s bucket list when traveling to this marvelous melting pot of style, decadence and world-class architecture.

Felix, Aqua, Ozone or Sugar are just a few, but probably the most popular ones.

Just like most of the Asian mega cities, Hong Kong features a seemingly unlimited number of elegant and extraordinary rooftop bars with outrageous views, fantastic mixologies, fancy drinks and hip crowds, each of them trying to outdo the other by style, offerings and design. Continue reading