Hotspots in Europe

My fav restaurant in Warsaw: Der Elefant

My fav restaurant in Warsaw: Der Elefant

What: Der Elefant – the Elephant, Restaurant
Where: Warsaw, Poland

Der Elefant (the elephant) is known for its extensive international range of fresh fish

A few months ago, an invitation from friends seemed like a very good occasion for a weekend in Warsaw. The metropolis on the Vistula has much to …

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Still a classic in Vienna: The Hotel Sacher

Still a classic in Vienna: The Hotel Sacher

What: Hotel Sacher
Where: Vienna, Austria

In the legendary “Blue Bar” at the Sacher Hotel, where Graham Greene got his inspirations for his famous classic novel “The Third Man”

Do you know, what the English writer Graham Greene inspired to his legendary novel “The Third Man”? A drink and …

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The new Elbphilharmonie in the HafenCity Hamburg

The new Elbphilharmonie in the HafenCity Hamburg

What: Elbphilharmonie and HafenCity
Where: Hamburg, Germany

View to the harbor and Sandtorkai, in the background the new concert hall Elbphilharmonie

Who would have thought! The new Hamburg concert hall Elbphilharmonie is completed! Just two months before its official opening, visitors can now explore the Plaza platform at a …

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A weekend in the Manor House Gut Bliestorf

A weekend in the Manor House Gut Bliestorf

What: Manor House Gut Bliestorf, Boutique Hotel
Where: Bliestorf, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

The 200-year-old manor house Gut Bliestorf …

Recently our friends Sabine and Rudolph invited us to their manor house Gut Bliestorf in Schleswig-Holstein. I asked in advance: “What are you celebrating?” The immediate answer was: “Life!” What a great occasion …

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Christian Lacroix’s Boutique Hotel in Paris

Christian Lacroix’s Boutique Hotel in Paris

Where: Paris, Saint-Germain
What: Boutique Hotel

The hotel lobby, designed by fashion designer Christian Lacroix

First of all, I love, love, love Paris! The “savoir de vivre“, the elegance of the city and its inhabitants, the cultural offerings have already fascinated me when I lived in Paris as “Au …

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