Breakfast in Lisbon or the Secrect of the Belémian Monks

Breakfast in Lisbon or the Secrect of the Belémian Monks

Text: Christian Hollweg Photos: Ricarda Hollweg How Belém came to unexpected fame As a result of Portugal’s liberal revolution of 1820, all monasteries were closed and the monks and labourers expelled, also in the Mosteiro dos Jerónimos. This extremely interesting World Heritage Site is located in Belém – now a part of Lisbon – and one of …

A snapshot of Cuba

A snapshot of Cuba

It was indeed an exciting time, when we visited Cuba: Shortly before Obama and the Rolling Stones were on the island. I had been hearing of the optimistic spirit in Cuba for a long time. And also for a long time Cuba had been on my bucketlist. My husband Chris and me wanted to see the country before it will be changing forever. …

German Christmas: The many delights of Nuremberg

German Christmas: The many delights of Nuremberg

It’s Christmas season and there are such bad snow conditions in Central Europe that even famous skiing resorts need artificial snow now. With or without snow – Christmas Markets are always a pleasure. During December and before Christmas, when I usally go to the tropics, exploring new Christmas markets is one of my favorite pastimes on Weekends. Yesterday I finally made it …