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Nothing sweeter than Lucian Carnival!

I always get very excited to experience the wonderful festivities that Saint Lucia has to offer in the month of July.  This time of year, there are a lot more flights landing as many visitors come to the island for one of the biggest events of the year.  Today, whilst walking near the Castries Market, […]

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Kayaking in Ixtapa Zihuatanejo

Every time summer comes to town, I start humming that popular Ella Fitzgerald song “Summertime and the living is easy…”  Even though in Ixtapa Zihuatanejo we have a fantastic warm weather all year long, and every day looks like a vacations, summer is still summer…  It’s the time of vacations when I go to visit […]

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Disfrutando del kayak en Ixtapa Zihuatanejo 

Cada vez que llega el verano, comienzo a tararear aquella popular canción de la inmortal Ella Fitzgerald “Summertime and the living is easy…” (“Es tiempo de verano y la vida es fácil…”).  A pesar de que en Ixtapa Zihuatanejo tenemos una fantástica temperatura templada durante todo el año, y todos los días son días de […]

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The History of Sentosa Island

I love history.  I find that knowing the history of a place adds to its unique character and personality and makes it even more endearing and charming.  With that in mind, I thought I would share a bit about the history of Sentosa Island and Capella Singapore. Did you know that Sentosa Island, where Capella Singapore, is […]

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Jacques Backhaus Joins The Team At Brasserie 1806

It give me great pleasure to introduce the newest member of the Breidenbacher Hof family!  Jacques Backhaus joins the team at Brasserie 1806 as the restaurant manager.  I am always excited to get to know our new colleagues, and fortunately the Capella Blog provides the perfect cover to ask all my questions! You are the Restaurant Manager at […]

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Jacques Backhaus: Restaurant Manager Brasserie 1806

Ich freue mich sehr, Euch das neueste Mitglied unserer Breidenbacher Hof-Familie vorstellen zu dürfen.  Wir konnten Jacques Backhaus als Restaurant Manager für das Team unserer Brasserie 1806 gewinnen.  Ich freue mich immer, unsere neuen Kollegen kennenzulernen und glücklicherweise bietet der Capella Blog die perfekte Gelegenheit, um all meine Fragen zu stellen. Sie sind „Restaurant Manager“, […]

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The Forgotten Casks At The Rum Distillery in Roseau

I have always wondered how a small island like Saint Lucia could produce coveted rums the world over but, after taking a tour of the Rum Distillery in Roseau, it all became clear.  Inspired by the brand new Capella St Lucia Rum Cave, I was curious to learn more about the production process.  After spending […]