I Smell Snow Over the holidays, my husband and I flew to the United States to spend the jolly Christmas season with his side of the family. To us, Christmas means family and is the most special season of the year. Join us on our travels. We are happy to have you along with us.
Old Father Christmas with his mistletoe crown and snowy beard made his way to Potsdam, Germany, turning the city into Yule’s downtown. Even though the stores were mostly closed, the streets were alive with people. The Christmas market in the heart of the city couldn’t be a clearer indication of a jolly Christmas as people […]
Favorite Friday It’s my moment to claim the virtual stage and spread love in the world like jelly on peanut butter: Thick and with the sweetest flavor.
Silver Bells. It’s Christmas time in the city. As city sidewalks and busy sidewalks compared to a walking highway, I escaped to a place where fairytale meets fantasy: the Christmas Gardens of Berlin. Following over 1.5 million twinkling dots of light, I began my magical walk through a winter oasis.
Integrating Refugees While Breaking Bread Food is a universal language that knows no grammar or words, channeling its information over all our five senses. To me, it represents love, happiness and comfort. Love is the creamy wedding cake standing on the dining table at the parents’ house in the middle of June. Happiness is a […]
With blooming fantasy, the mastermind Lucinda Riley captures your heart in her spellbinding romance “The Shadow Sister” (2016). In a story about love and self-discovery, the New York Times and Sunday Times bestselling author celebrates women’s everyday accomplishments, such as silent courage, kindness and inner strength that are often taken for granted.
We were one of thousands on the Berbelplatz, Berlin, on a warm October night. My husband had kissed me lightly on my cheek as we passed a street musician praising his love to a girl, who was as dear to him as his bicycle. He might have been left unnoticed as people’s attention was […]
An Autumn Special The lights are out in the costume room of the Theatre of Four Seasons. Dresses in shades of white, bright yellow and pastel pink have recently been stacked away. “Not until next year”, sighed Summer after clearing her make-up table. Along with her exited the bee-zy buzzing that usually filled the room; […]
It was already dark outside when we pushed open a heavy wooden door to enter a rustic brewery. While life on the street was dying down around this hour, inside appeared to be the contrary. The room was spacious to accommodate many. With its candle holders from the ceiling and warm light, the brewery radiated […]
VON MONET BIS KANDINSKY.VISIONS ALIVE, Berlin, is the exhibition of the season as it erases any sense of time and place. It’s a glimpse into a different world where art and music come together. For about 60 minutes, masterpieces from the classic modern art style dance across the walls of the exhibition room. Mr. Oleg […]