Mexico City | A little bit of History repeating – National Museum of Anthropology

Mexico is one of these colorful countries that bursts in history wherever you lay foot on. A visit to the impressive Museo Nacional de Antropología, nestled beautifully into the green lung of the city, Chapultepec Park, is a wonderful way to explore the country´s rich heritage presented in world-class architecture. And the best, admission is completely free on weekends! Continue reading

Mexico City | Eight Terrific Interiors that You Must See

I had my first flight ever 19 years ago to Mexico City and I have never gotten anywhere close to getting tired of discovering all the hidden gems that this wonderful city has to offer. This time, I was on the hunt for extraordinary interiors. And boy did I find some… Continue reading

Celebrity Reflection | 7 Days Western Caribbean – Cozumel, Mexico

Turquoise waters, white sandy beaches and tropical island breezes? Join me on this 7 nights-cruise through the Western Caribbean aboard Celebrity Cruises´ Celebrity Reflection and visit exotic destinations such as Mexico, Grand Cayman, Jamaica and Haiti. Continue reading

Washington DC | Oyamel Cocina Mexicana

What´s the best place to quench your hunger after a long sightseeing walk and a visit to the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in D.C.? Well, it surely is no burger joint or any of the cheap fast food chains. We´re looking here for something substantial with fresh ingredients, delicious taste and an appealing location. And all this at great prices. Curious? Continue reading

Mexico City | Dinner & Drinks in Polanco

I wish we just had more time to spend trying out all of those amazingly cute and vibrant restaurants that Mexico City has to offer, but with every day packed with fun stuff, we decided to keep our dinner locations (as well as breakfast) in walking distance to the hotel.

So whenever the jet lag coma devil would hit without advance notice, it would only be a short walk back to the comfort of our room. And more important, the comfort of the heavenly bed.

But not the worst thing, since the area that we stayed in belongs to one of Mexico City´s most exclusive residential areas: Polanco. Continue reading

Mexico City | Magic Mondays on the Markets

Letzter Import – 005It´s kind of weird, but originally I would have been right now on Hurtigruten´s  oldest ship, the MS Lofoten, sailing up the Norwegian coast to Kirkenes and back to Bergen, but the voyage that I have been waiting for over half a year was cancelled a day before departure due to an unexpected mechanical failure of the ship´s engine.

Bad luck? I would say so! Anyways. I guess it could have been worse. Like the failure happening on the second day of the cruise.

But like sometimes in life, in the end this misfortune would lead to something even better: Like a Mediterranean cruise together with my beloved partner and spare time to finally sit down and write about my 3-days Mexican adventure! Continue reading