Empress of the Seas | 4 Days Eastern Caribbean

It was a warm Thursday noon when we boarded the shuttle bus from our airport hotel towards the port. The Empress was waiting at Terminal G, the closest to downtown Miami and I was surprised how tiny she actually looked in direct comparison with the building itself and the other ships in port. We had sailed on the larger Majesty of the Seas a few years ago, so this would actually be a small ship experience for my partner and me. Continue reading

Lufthansa A330-300 Business Class | Duesseldorf – Miami

With the collapse of Air Berlin, Lufthansa´s traditional daily winter service from its Southern hub Munich has been rerouted three times a week via Duesseldorf, allowing formerly passengers of the leisure airline to fly nonstop from the capital of North Rhine Westphalia to the Sunshine State. The new/old connection (LH served MIA from DUS a few years ago already) operates Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays only while the remaining weekdays are operated from Munich. So it was bad luck that we were rebooked automatically via Duesseldorf on the day of our departure. Proved that a provincial airport does not meet the criteria of a sophisticated network carrier.

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Miami | MDD – Miami Design District

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

Miami | Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

If you love excentric and extraordinary residential architecture, Villa Vizcaya should be on top of our to-do list when visiting Miami. Continue reading

Miami | 12 South Beach Glitz hotel suggestions

Just a few other North American getaways undergo such a revival in international popularity like Miami does momentarily. The iridescent metropolis in the south of Florida has it all: white sandy beaches, a pumping nightlife, a hip crowd, fantastic food and most of all a sunny way of life. Continue reading