Capella Ixtapa Historical And Cultural Tour

The Historical And Cultural Tour of Ixtapa Zihuatanejo

Mexico has one of the richest cultural histories in the world.  I love learning about the Aztecs, pyramids, ancient food and styles of living.  I love meeting natives and listening to their stories.  That’s why I was so excited when Personal Assistant Christian arranged for the Historical And Cultural Tour of Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, which included a […]


Tennis Tips From Capella Pedregal’s Pablo Martinez

Tennis is one of my favorite sports.  I love that not only does it involve strength and technique, but elegance as well.  Unfortunately, loving it and always winning are not the same thing.  So, after a particularly tough loss, I approached Pablo Martinez, Personal Tennis Instructor at Capella Pedregal, to help me improve my overall […]


Consejos de Tenis por Pablo Martinez de Capella Pedregal

El Tenis es unos de mis deportes favoritos.  Me encanta que no solo involucra fuerza y técnica, sino elegancia también.  Desafortunadamente, amar un deporte y siempre ganar en el no son la misma cosa.  Así que, después de una reciente y dolorosa derrota, me puse en contacto con Pablo Martínez, Instructor Personal de Tenis en […]


The Dusseldorf Fish Market

March is just around the corner and I am so excited!  You see, March marks the start of the fish market season here in Dusseldorf.  It is also a beautiful time of year in the city.  Usually, it is still cold but you can feel springtime coming.  On Sunday mornings, I usually put on my […]


Fischmarktsaison In Düsseldorf

Der März steht vor der Tür und ich bin schon richtig aufgeregt!  Warum?  Im März beginnt die Fischmarktsaison in Düsseldorf.  Zudem ist es eine angenehme Jahreszeit.  Normalerweise sind die Temperaturen moderat und man kann den Frühling bereits spüren.  Sonntagmorgens ziehe ich mir für gewöhnlich meine Rollschuhe an und mache mich auf den Weg zur Rheinpromenade.  […]

Capella Constellation & Dinner Series Rooftop

Capella Constellation Series At Capella Washington, D.C.

Earlier this month I had the incredible honor to present the Capella Constellation Series to our CEO & Chairman of Capella Hotels & Resorts, Mr. Horst Schulze & our Board of Directors!  It was a bitter cold evening in February, but the night sky was gorgeous and clear.  The gentlemen met me in the Capella […]


Chef Rurik Salazar’s Tamales Nejos

February 2nd marked a very popular holiday in Mexico, Candlemas day, or Día de la Candelaria.  At Capella Ixtapa we honored Mexican traditions by serving tamales.  But these weren’t just any tamales!  These were Executive Chef Rurik Salazar’s special Tamales Nejos! They were absolutely delicious and, while I had never made tamales before, I simply […]