Articles Written By: Birgit von Heintze

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A perfect day on Fischland-Darß

A perfect day on Fischland-Darß

Vacation in Germany
What: My favorite tips for sightseeing and more on the Baltic Sea Peninsula
Where: Ahrenshoop, Fischland-Darß

This is Fischland-Darß:

Fischland-Darß peninsula stretches over 45 kilometres in length and offers fine sandy beaches lined by  beautiful dune landscapes

I already heard and read a lot about the …

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A perfect day in Leipzig

A perfect day in Leipzig

What: My personal favourits for sightseeing and more in the Saxon metropolis
Where: Leipzig, Germany

Just marvellous! The old town hall is an example of the Renaissance architecture in downtown Leipzig. The two-story building dates from 1556

Have you ever been to Leipzig? No? Then let’s go! My last visit …

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Suzie Kennedy: “Being Marilyn isn’t only a job.”

Suzie Kennedy: “Being Marilyn isn’t only a job.”

Who: Suzie Kennedy, artist and Marilyn Monroe lookalike
Where: Berlin

Striking resemblance to her great idol Marilyn Monroe: Suzie Kennedy in the Berlin lookalike show “Stars in Concert”  (Photo credit: Stars in Concert)

When Suzie Kennedy walks into a room, everyone in it takes a trip back in time. With …

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Veronica Ferres: “Ginger is my secret recipe.”

Veronica Ferres: “Ginger is my secret recipe.”

Who: Veronica Ferres, actress
Where: Berlin, Germany

Veronica Ferres and I had a relaxing cup of tea in a hotel lobby in Berlin – we enjoyed our tea from hand-painted Kurland cups from KPM

It’s Valentine’s Day. Veronica Ferres sits in a hotel lobby in Berlin and shows me photos …

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Dubai – The hotspot in the Middle East, Part II

Dubai – The hotspot in the Middle East, Part II

What: My favorite tips and things to do, part II
Where: Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Not only the skyscrapers of Dubai amaze me, the architecture of the desert city is just spectacular. In the lower right you can see the brightly lit Dubai Mall, where you can find …

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Dubai – The hotspot in the Middle East, Part I

Dubai – The hotspot in the Middle East, Part I

What: My favorite tips and things to do, part I
Where: Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

What a View: Vista from the 148th floor of Burj Khalifa to Downtown Dubai and the XXL-Dubai Fountain

Dubai, the city of superlatives with the world’s highest skyscraper, the world’s largest shopping mall, the …

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Jörg Woltmann: “Taste is also connected with haptics.”

Jörg Woltmann: “Taste is also connected with haptics.”

Who: Jörg Woltmann, owner of KPM Berlin
Where: Berlin

Jörg Woltmann prefers to enjoy his tea from his Kurland cup “Royal Noir” with gilded relief edge

Thirteen years ago, he bought KPM, the Royal Porcelain Manufactory in Berlin – and that before its insolvency: Jörg Woltmann, Berlin’s old hand, banker, …

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Hotel Gran Meliá de Mar Mallorca

Hotel Gran Meliá de Mar Mallorca

What: Hotel Gran Meliá de Mar
Where: Palma, Mallorca

Welcome to the five-star hotel Gran Meliá de Mar Mallorca and the bay of Illetas!

It is no secret that the Mallorcan government wants to enhance the image of the popular Balearic island. More luxury tourism instead of the typical S’Arenal …

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A perfect day in Barcelona

A perfect day in Barcelona

What: Personal tips for sightseeing, restaurants, things to do
Where: Barcelona, Spain

One of the famous buildings of the Spanish architect Antoni Gaudi is the Casa Milà on Passeig de Gràcia, which was built from 1906 to 1910 as a landmark of the Modernisme

There is hardly a city that …

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