Meanwhile in New York, New York

12 hours ago I was having a mind-blowing Burrata-black truffle-roasted almond combo with a glass of fruity white in London, I’m now high on coffee in an industrial concrete building surrounded by beards, topknots and red fisherman beanies, actors and art directors in New York. Suddenly I can’t even remember what jetlag even means as…

The best Christmas markets in Budapest

Budapest is an incredibly magical place during winter. In early November the inner city lights up with millions of little LED lights setting the scene for a magical festive season. The aroma of mulled wine and hot chimney cake fills the crisp air whilst the city slowly turns into a fairy tale Winter Wonderland. Visiting…

How to spend 12 days in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is Paradise on Earth. People are amazing, the beach is wonderful and everything around us is blooming. To celebrate the end of a fantastic holiday I’m sharing our 12 day Sri Lanka itinerary with everyone who fancies some winter sun between early December and late March. Best time to visit: from December to…

The 5 coolest things to do in New York City

I felt like the luckiest girl in the World when I was handed over Taschen’s New York, an enormous pink book, on the morning of my 30th birthday. Opening it an ancient dream came true: on the first page there was a hand-written invitation to celebrate my birthday in New York City. And because I…

The 3 most amazing hotels to add to your bucket list

Have you ever wondered what makes a hotel a good hotel or a restaurant a good restaurant? How the place looks and how good the food is are probably secondary though: how the overall experience makes you feel is what really counts. When leaving a hotel, the question I always ask myself is whether I…