We all know the debacle of trying to find that perfect souvenir that will embody all those beautiful memories we associate with a certain trip without buying another fun hat, plastic statue or magnet for the fridge. So for my recent trip to Hong Kong, I thought it would be an excellent idea to visit one of the city´s last hand-painted ceramics stores. And guess what? I returned with more than one piece … Continue reading
A place where I find the soul of Hong Kong most evident is on one of the historic markets. Join me on a tour through the Northern borders of the Mongkok district in Kowloon and explore the true nature of Chinese trademan´s culture. Continue reading
Downtown Los Angeles probably never had the best reputation of being a typical tourist destination when visiting Southern California. But after my recent 24 hours city trip to the City of the Angels, I found at least 13 reasons why you should consider to include it in your next travel itinerary. Continue reading
When my friend Andi and I returned from our trip to the wonderful RMS Queen Mary in Long Beach, we were hungry like wolves. But I was more in the mood for a light and healthy protein snack rather than that typical steak dinner. So Andreas had the perfect idea. Continue reading
Another sightseeing highlight of Miami that still a lot of travelers are not aware of when visiting Florida´s stylo destination is the Miami Design District. Miami is so much more than simply South Beach and Sea World, Miami is a distinguished social and cultural melting pot that has so much inspiration to offer. Continue reading
Everyone who plans to visit the “Northern Capital” wants to see two things: The Forbidden City and the Great Wall. And you are right! Should this be your one and only time to Beijing, that is absolutely what you should do. And the best: You can even visit them both in one day! I did this over a decade ago and it was a great experience if a little exhausting. But should you be interested to see a little bit more of the city itself and visit a few places that not so many tourists get to go to, let me take you on an excursion that will open a more traditional and authentic Beijing to you. Continue reading
Like shortly mentioned in my previous blog post, Mexico City´s gastro scene is so much more than breakfast tortillas and quesadillas. In this post, I will let the pictures speak for themselves rather than getting too much into written detail.
Because we all know: When it comes to food, it is all about the personal taste!
Today, I would like to introduce you to two of my favourite hot spots for breakfast in the neighbourhood Polanco. I like places that have their own personal style, that are authentic and offer good quality at reasonable prices. And that always have a large number of locals frequenting. And here we go! Continue reading