The Albert Dock at Liverpool’s iconic waterfront was built between 1841 and 1846. It is a complex of warehouses that was revolutionary back then because ships were able to be loaded and unloaded directly from the warehouse. These cargos included cotton, sugar, tea etc. After serving as a base for ships of the Royal Navy … Continue Reading

There is literally so much to do and see in Los Angeles! So when you are planning your first trip to LA you are inundated with information. You have to find out where to stay, where to eat and what to do. Of course you have to visit and see popular sights such as the … Continue Reading

The Waterfront is one of the must-see-places in Liverpool. It is located along the River Mersey. The Museum of Liverpool, a Beatles Café, The Three Graces (Liverpool’s most iconic buildings that include the Royal Liver Building, the Cunard Building and the Port of Liverpool Building), Albert Dock etc. are located there and the famous ferries … Continue Reading

Continuing last year’s tradition I’ve spent four days in Holland with my girls a couple of weeks ago (read the blog post about last year’s weekend fun here). We’ve rented a house for all seven of us in Scheveningen which is a district of Den Haag. Our house was only a 5-minute-walk away from the … Continue Reading

I’ve visited Abbey Road for the first time during the Celebrity Tour that I booked for my friend Jenny and me (read everything about it in this blog post) and that was back in 2012. When I decided to take my mom to London and Liverpool for her 60th birthday I also decided to take … Continue Reading

The north of London is one of my favorite areas in the British capital. By north I mean Primrose Hill and Hampstead Heath. Both parts are still part of London but it feels like you’re in a small town. Everything is so green and calm but when you take the tube or a bus you’re … Continue Reading

Die Fotos des nigerianischen abgemagerten Kindes gingen um die Welt. Der kleine Hope war gerade mal zwei Jahre alt, als er von seiner Familie als sogenanntes “Hexenkind” bezeichnet und verstoßen wurde. Der kleine Junge war von nun an ganz auf sich allein gestellt und irrte wochenlang auf den Straßen Nigerias umher, auf der Suche nach … Continue Reading

Stunning was the first word that popped into my mind when I visited the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild. This beautiful mansion is located in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat and has the most incredible views over the Mediterranean Sea and the perfect garden with a lake, a fountain and a lot of flowers and trees from all around the world. … Continue Reading

Vancouver is one of the cities with a lot of contrasts. There is this stunning nature with mountains and the Pacific ocean on the one hand and the modern urban city centre with modern architecture and the old town on the other hand. The perfect place to get an impression of all this is Vancouver … Continue Reading

Proud Londoner? Definitely me! Well to be honest I am not a real born and raised Londoner but I fell in love with this city and I lived there for a couple of months so I can call myself a ‘Proud Ldnr’ as well, right!? YES!  When I found out about this clothing brand on … Continue Reading