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Gold has been attracting people magically for thousands of years because it stands for value, prestige, wealth and beauty. Almost all rulers had sent out armies, researchers and sometimes even pirates to discover or capture the valuable precious metal and thus fill the treasury. But also  private adventurers wanted to…

On vacation – but where to?  It is probably one of  t h e  questions in the summer of 2020 and I also asked myself.  Not only because I was so gripped by wanderlust, but also because self-employment and holidays at home just don’t work for me.  In search of…

There is always something to discover in Hamburg – even in Corona times. Historic ships such as the “Cap San Diego”, the “Rickmer Rickmers” (a three-masted ship) or the old lightship “Elbe 3” can be visited in the Övelgönne habour museum. Some modern cruise liners, however, so far are still…

In September 2019, the agile South Tyrolean, gifted mountain climber and operator of six r Mountain Museums, Reinhold Andreas MESSNER, became 75 years old. Unfortunately, in June 2020 – unlike 3 years ago – I was not able to travel to Sulden/ South Tyrol to participate again in yak cattle…

Although Gin has been back in vogue for years, it has not really reached me to date, which is probably simply because I know too little about clear alcohol and apart from the classics – gin tonic & gin fizz – little of  have tried the trendy hipster mix creations.…

…. an idyllic holiday in Germany’s North. What does it look like, what to expect? Just imagine a mixture of Hiddensee, Sylt and the Isle of Wright; but everything on a few square kilometers. Just follow the highway No. via Hamburg in the direction of Lübeck and then change to…

If one has to make a decision without any positiv option, you often hear the saying: He/ she has the choice between pestilence and cholera. Looking at history, pest and flu epidemics keep occurring. The first recordings even date as early as 170 AD. However, under the microscope the little…