Costa Cruises | MS Costa Pacifica Ship Tour

Being currently the second largest vessel amongst the Costa Cruise ships, Costa Pacifica is called “The Ship of Music”. This is mainly due to the musically interior theme that the ship was designed in, but it also reflects in the fact that Pacifica holds an exclusive recording studio where passengers may record their own songs. She has also been dedicated a personal tune upon entering service. Discover her with this detailed interior view photo gallery. Continue reading

Munich | Church Chic – St. Michael Church

One of Munich´s churches that had a strong influence on the typical Bavarian Baroque architecture is the largest religious Renaissance construction north of the Alps: The Jesuit church of Saint Micheal. Continue reading

Munich | Church Chic – St. Anna Damenstift

One of the reasons why I started “Church Chic” was my intention to pay tribute to the extraordinary talents and quality in craftmanship that can be found in churches around the world. The overhanging and pompous Bavarian Baroque style that you can find often in and around Munich is something quite unique. Continue reading

Munich | Church Chic – St. Ludwig

Religion is one of these things that I consider to be more or less interpretational. While I would call myself rather spiritual than being part of a certain confession, there is one thing I simply love about Christianity: And that is the beauty and diversity of its churches in particular. My hometown Munich holds many different styles and varieties of places of worship which I would like to introduce to you one by one in the series “Church Chic” over the next couple of months, one church a week. And today, I would like to start with one of my personal favourites: Ludwigskirche aka St. Ludwig/St. Louis. Continue reading

MS Koningsdam – Holland America Line | Balcony Cabin Review

Just like mentioned in my recent post about Holland America Line´s newest flagship MS Koningsdam, now it is time to talk about cabin comfort. We have stayed 10 nights in balcony stateroom 4017, a VF category cabin, in the forward section of Deck 4 starboard side. To put it into one word: We LOVED it. Find out why… Continue reading

Chicago | Imperial Lamian

Get ready for the ultimate Dim Sum experience in Chicago. A Brunch, Lunch and Dinner beautiful! Continue reading

Chicago | A Fall Day in the Windy City

Fall in Chicago can be either a mild and sunny experience or it is raining cats and dogs. The city´s location at the endless shores of Lake Michigan makes it pretty much susceptible to the ever-changing climate of a typical seaside town, yet whatever weather you will find outside when traveling to the Windy City, Chicago is great in every condition. Continue reading