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The Dusseldorf Altbier Brewery Tour

Altbier, or “old beer” as it translates to, is one of Dusseldorf’s greatest traditions.  Altbier has been around since the 17th Century and has its roots in the region of Westphalia.  Its top fermentation brewing process is what makes it unique.  In fact, I’ve written about this special beer once before here on the Capella […]


Celebrating Easter in Mexico

Can you believe it’s Spring already?  Easter is approaching fast and so is one of the most anticipated and widely celebrated religious holiday seasons for Mexicans after the New Year.  For most residents, celebrations of Easter in Mexico is a combination of Semana Santa, Holy Week, which lasts from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday, and […]


Fiestas de Pascua en Mexico

Puedes creer que ya es primavea?  La Pascua se acerca rápidamente y esta es una de las épocas y fiestas religiosas más celebradas en México después de la época decembrina.  Los festejos de Pascua y Semana Santa en México prácticamente se entremezclan, desde el Domingo de Ramos al Domingo de Pascua y del Domingo de […]

Capella DC Easter Egg Hunt

Capella DC Easter Egg Hunt

Easter is a month away, and I am already looking forward to the festivities!  What is your favorite Easter tradition?  As a child and even now, I have always loved the Easter Egg Hunt and of course, the Easter Bunny. The Easter Bunny legend began long ago in Germany with an egg-laying hare named Osterhase. […]

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Jeremy Monteiro – Singapore’s Jazz Music Maestro

If you are like me, you will agree that the best way to wind down after a busy day is listening to live music with a cocktail in hand.  So when I found out that household name Jeremy Monteiro was going to be playing at Bob’s Bar at Capella Singapore in April, I was so […]

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Surfing Ixtapa Zihuatanejo

I’m looking forward to the upcoming spring holidays, for some relaxing days off work and for spending time with a group of university friends from Mexico city, who are coming for a visit.  When I asked if they had any activities they would love to do while visiting Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, they replied they would love […]

Surfear en Ixtapa Zihuatanejo

No puedo esperar ya las próximas vacaciones de primavera, tomar unos días de descanso, y pasar algunos días con amigos de la Universidad que vendrán desde la Ciudad de México.  Cuando les pregunté que querían hacer en Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, me contestaron que les encantaría ir a surfear!  Y no me sorprende que surfear este en […]