A Christmas Market Favorite: Roasted Almonds

Winter is my favorite time of the year, which is why I try to cherish each moment as much as I can. Christmas time brings back so many childhood memories, involving both friends and family in Dusseldorf and around the globe. My absolute favorite winter activity is a visit to the Christmas Markets. Just in […]


A Visit To The Rum Distillery

Rum and the Caribbean go hand in hand. There isn’t any other drink that will recall the quintessential Caribbean island setting quite like it. St. Lucia has a rich history of rum production and boasts a wide variety of different types and flavors. When my Capella Marigot Bay Personal Assistant let me know I could visit […]

Jack Rose Cocktail

Fall Cocktails: Capella D.C.’s Jack Rose Cocktail

It’s finally time to breathe in the crisp autumn air! Goodbye sun-kissed tans, sipping rosé on rooftops, spending weekends at the beach, and hello pumpkin spice lattes, scarves, boots, and spending cozy nights by the fireplace. Fall is especially gorgeous in D.C. and wonderful time to visit the city.  I look forward to seeing the beauty […]

Foragers Ramble cocktail

Discover Iceland’s Reyka Vodka in Singapore

Having visited some 25 countries, Iceland is one of my all-time favourites.  The minute I touched down, Iceland’s stark beauty stole my heart.  Its immaculate snow-scapes, glaciers, volcanoes and geysers are lit with a soft ethereal light. With a population of approximately 338,800 spread over a vast area of 103,000km2 (that’s more than 140 times larger than […]


Fall Recipes: French Onion Soup

It is official: summer is over and autumn is here.  Colorful leaves decorate the streets of Dusseldorf and there is a crispness in the air.  All this signals that the time to prepare hot soups is once again upon us!  There are so many different kinds and I am always testing new recipes to warm […]


Herbstrezept: Französische Zwiebelsuppe

Es ist offiziell: Der Sommer neigt sich dem Ende zu und der Herbst ist über uns gekommen. Blätter legen sich wie ein bunter Teppich auf die Straßen Düsseldorfs und der Herbst ist zu spüren. Höchste Zeit für uns, die Suppenzeit einzuläuten. Es gibt so viele verschiedene Suppen und ich versuche immer wieder ein neues Rezept […]

Foto: Visit Ixtapa Zihuatanejo

SUP en Ixtapa Zihuatanejo

Mis amigos llaman a Ixtapa Zihuatanejo un paraíso tropical del SUP.  Bendecidos con un clima soleado durante todo el año, fabulosas playas y la belleza del Océano Pacífico, Ixtapa Zihuatanejo es sin lugar a dudas un verdadero paraíso.  A mis amigos les encanta visitarme cada vez que pueden, y cuando lo hacen nos encanta pasar […]