Seattle: Landmarks & Attractions

Posted by on Jan 14, 2013 in Seattle | 3 Comments
Seattle: Landmarks & Attractions

Hat ‘n’ Boots Hat ‘n’ Boots is a roadside attraction and landmark in the Georgetown neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. Built in 1954 as part of a Western-themed gas station, it is billed as the largest hat and cowboy boots in America. To preserve this landmark, the City of Seattle moved the Hat ‘n’ Boots to ...

Alice Francis, Neo-swing artist from Germany

Posted by on Oct 14, 2012 in Misc | No Comments
Alice Francis, Neo-swing artist from Germany

Alice Francis, also known as “Miss Flapperty”, is a German singer from Cologne and representative of the Neo-swing. Josephine Bakers, Django Reinhardt and Beyoncé are some of her favorites. Her music contains elements of Swing, Charleston and 20′s Jazz, extended by elements of HipHop and Electro. Her debut album Saint James Ballroom was released on ...

Retro Style & Design

Posted by on Aug 4, 2012 in Seattle, Things & Locations | No Comments
Retro Style & Design

Rudy’s Barbershop a chain of barbershops founded in Seattle, Washington and located primarily on the United States West Coast is more than just a hair dresser. It is a community with an interesting story behing it. Alex Calderwood, a club promoter, was inspired to found the first Rudy’s during occasional visits to Sig’s, a neighborhood ...

AirBnB Collections

Posted by on Mar 24, 2012 in Misc, Travel | One Comment
AirBnB Collections

Airbnb is an online service that matches people seeking vacation rentals and other short-term accommodations with those with rooms to rent, generally private parties that are usually not professional hoteliers. Since I am a huge fan and user of other social network platforms – such as www.virtualtourist.com and www.couchsurfing.com – I like this service a ...

My favorite Spas in Germany

Posted by on Mar 10, 2012 in Spacation | 3 Comments
My favorite Spas in Germany

picture – Stadtwerke Ratingen GmbH, Germany It’s been a few weeks since my last blog post about CULTURE DIFFERENCES & LE SPA FINLANDAIS. Reason was a visit to Germany to see my family and friends, combined with the opportunity to spent some time in my favorite day spa’s around my hometown. So, whenever it takes ...

My 10 favorite eateries in New York City

Posted by on Jan 22, 2012 in NYC, Things & Locations | 11 Comments
My 10 favorite eateries in New York City

There are thousands of really good restaurants around the city and I am sure that you will find almost every dish in the world somewhere within the five boroughs of New York. In this article I provide a list with my ten favorite New York restaurants. The order in which the restaurants are listed is ...

10 things to know for your next visit to NYC

Posted by on Jan 12, 2012 in NYC | 5 Comments
10 things to know for your next visit to NYC

Since I live in New York I received a lot of emails asking about tips. So here is a list of the most essential things you should know for your next visit. 1.) Free museum visits and admission by suggested donation Many New York City museums offer admission by “suggested donation” and I recognized that most ...

Berlin Sights and besides

Posted by on Jan 6, 2012 in Travel | 7 Comments
Berlin Sights and besides

Introduction My last visit to Berlin was a while ago – 2004 and 2009. But as friends will travel to Europe at the end of this month and as they want to visit Berlin, it is a good reason to share my pictures and experiences here. I am sure that the vibrant city Berlin still ...

In the Heights

Posted by on Jan 3, 2012 in NYC | 7 Comments
In the Heights

Where is Hudson Heights? Even New Yorkers do not really know it, when you talk about this neighborhood. It is a neighborhood in Upper Manhattan, New York City in the United States. Hudson Heights is a sub-neighborhood of Washington Heights – bounded by the Hudson River to the West, Broadway to the East, 173rd Street ...

Around the world

Posted by on Jan 2, 2012 in Travel | 2 Comments
Around the world

My passion is travelling and I am lucky that I could visit more than 30 countries already. When I am travelling I also like to follow my hobby photography, although I am still thinking that the best pictures are the ones you have in your head. Anyway I like to share my experiences with you. ...

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