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#SG50 – Five Reasons To Visit Singapore in 2015

I love travelling.  I am deeply convinced that travel is the only thing money can buy that will make you richer.  Most days, I’m just looking for any plausible excuse to hop onto a plane.  As I grow older, however, I tend to look less abroad, and closer towards home for inspiration. Singapore is evolving. […]

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Preparando Pan de Muerto en Capella Ixtapa

Me encanta el Día de los muertos y no sólo por todo su colorido y actividades involucradas en esta fiesta, sino también por toda la gastronomía tradicional que podemos disfrutar durante estas fechas.  Un par de fin de semanas atrás, el equipo de Capella Ixtapa preparamos nuestros tradicionales altares de Día de Muertos, y tuve […]

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Gastronomic Journeys with Reine Sammut

I have always believed that it is impossible to fully enjoy a chocolate éclair without ever being in love, being to Paris, or being in love in Paris.  Food, to me, has always offered the most immediate path to emotions and experiences – whether it conjures up a crisp Spring morning in France, riotous family […]


St. Martin’s Day in Dusseldorf

I love when the weather shifts in Germany.  It is a sure sign that the holidays are upon us.  The first seasonal holiday is St. Martin’s Day.  The holiday is November 11th, but really festivities begin the night of the 10th.  This holiday is a wonderful reminder to be kind to those around us and […]


St. Martinsfest in Düsseldorf

Ich liebe es, wenn die Tage in Düsseldorf kürzer werden und die Temperatur langsam sinkt, denn dies ist ein sicheres Zeichen dafür, dass die Feiertage unmittelbar bevor stehen. Der erste Feiertag in Deutschland ist das St.Martinsfest, welches traditionell erst am 11. November stattfindet, jedoch schon am Abend des 10.Novembers gefeiert wird. Dieser Feiertag ist besonders […]


Pozole Thursdays in Ixtapa Zihuatanejo

If I would have to choose only one of Ixtapa Zihuatanejo’s unique traditions, it would have to be Pozole Thursdays.  Pozole is a traditional soup  with corn, meat and different kinds of garnish, which in ancient Mexico used to be consumed during rituals or on special occasions.  The tradition of Pozole Thursdays has been part of Ixtapa Zihuatanejo […]


Jueves de Pozole en Ixtapa Zihuatanejo

Si tuviera que escoger solamente una de las tradiciones características de Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, tendría que elegir la de los Jueves de Pozole.  El Pozole es un caldo tradicional que incluye maíz, carne y diferentes tipos de guarniciones, el cual antiguamente en México se acostumbraba comer durante rituales, fiestas u ocasiones especiales.  La tradición del Jueves […]