The new 55,000-seater National Stadium

A Visit To The New Singapore Sports Hub

Since it opened on 30 June 2014, the Singapore Sports Hub was on my must-visit radar.  So, when I found out that The Singapore Selection was playing Juventus Football Club in a friendly match on 16 August 2014, I made it a point to buy tickets so that I could enjoy the new National Stadium, […]

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Mexico’s Doughnuts: Churros

When you think of Mexican desserts, what is the first thing that comes to your mind? In my case it’s Churros, sometimes referred to a Spanish donut. Churros are traditional Spanish desserts developed centuries ago by Spanish shepherds. Up high in the mountains, fresh baked goods were impossible to come by, so the indigenous nomadic […]

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Churros Mexicanos

  Cuando piensas en postres mexicanos, que es lo primero que se te viene a la mente? En mi caso son los Churros! Los Churros son postre tradicional Español creado hace siglos por pastores españoles. En lo alto de las montañas, productos recién horneados eran imposibles de conseguir, por lo que a la gente nómada […]

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Christian Waltmann Returns To Breidenbacher Hof As Front of House Manager

After spending a year in Sidney, Christian Waltmann, our former Assistant Front Office Manager at the Breidenbacher Hof, a Capella Hotel, has returned as our Front of House Manager.  Reason enough for another interview, I thought.  As you know from previous posts on the Capella Blog, I love to get to know my colleagues a […]

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Christian Waltmann Kehrt In Den Breidenbacher Hof Zurück

Nachdem er ein Jahr in Sydney verbracht hat, ist Christian Waltmann, unser ehemaliger Assistant Front Office Manager, in den Breidenbacher Hof, a Capella Hotel als „Front of House Manager“ zurückgekehrt.  Da dachte ich mir:  Grund genug für ein weiteres Interview!  Wie Ihr bereits von früheren Posts auf dem Capella Blog wisst, liebe ich es, meine […]

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The Legend of Mayahuel Goddess, and the Mayahuel Martini Recipe

During the Month of Agave at Capella Ixtapa in July, I had the pleasure of learning a lot about Mexican spirits, and also tasting some of the best tequilas and mezcals.  While I like to sip them straight, I also enjoy the delicious new cocktails our Mixologist Miguel prepared for the event.  Miguel shared with […]

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La leyenda de Mayahuel y la receta del Martini Mayahuel

Durante Julio, el mes del Agave en Capella Ixtapa, tuve el placer de aprender mucho acerca de las bebidas mexicanas, así como probar algunos de los mejores tequilas y mezcales.  Tanto me gusta disfrutarlos derechos como también en los deliciosos nuevos cocteles que nuestro mixólogo Miguel preparó para el evento. Miguel me compartió la receta […]