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  Thousands of curious onlookers and paying spectators are watching the “Landshuter Hochzeit” (Wedding of Landshut). It reminds of the spectacular wedding of Wittelbacher 1475 Duke George the Rich and Hedwig Jagiellonica,  daughter of polish king Kasimir IV. Andreas. The bride also had to take a detour via Nuremberg (Nürnberg) to make it to Landshut. […]

Ente im (vom) Lehel gone

Munich has many top restaurants. Once upon the time it also put up the Restaurant “Ente vom Lehel” (Duck of Lehel) in the Arabella Sheraton Hotel” in the Arabellapark. The Arabellapark hosts Munichs biggest density of high rise buildings, like the Hypo-Haus. It appears in this Music Video. The “Ente Vom Lehel” returned to Munich after […]

Schuhbeck’s Platzl

Sorcerer Alfons Schuhbeck who must be working 48′ hour shifts operates more and more businesses at the “Platzl” next door to the “Hofbräuhaus” and other places in Munich. You might see him in front of his cooking school unloading heavy packages out of his car while he is life on TV in one of his many […]

oans zwoa gsuffa HB

Wittelsbacher   After having been here several times Sheila had to visit the worlds most iconic, most known Inn, the legendary “Hofbräuhaus“. A true Beer Palace. Sheila met this young couple (Mari  and Michi) and had a jolly good time with them. Schunkeling to the bavarian oompah band music, and enjoying a spoonfull of great bavarian […]

181 Happy NY

Sheila celebrated the New Years Eve in Munichs highest restaurant, “Restaurant 181“. The restaurant revolves round the Munich TV Tower and offers a splendid view over Munich and has 230 seats. It is situated almost on top of the Munich “Olympiaturm”, a TV tower which was built in time to participate at the Olympic Games 1972 […]

Poacher Robber Killer Guillotine

as I got a history in my familiy of poaching (though 100 years ago) when my great great grandmother was caught with a smoking gun pot full of wild game and one of my great granduncles was a well known poacher Sheila thought we should follow the steps of another perpetrator who worked as a capenter, as poacher, […]

Not Mussolini’s Villa

Sheila visited the Aschbacher Hof about 30 km southeast of Munich, Germany. It is a excellent award winning restaurant and nice, friendly family owned hotel on top of the Aschbacher Mountain. And it offers a big range of excellent cakes. It is a popular place for a excursion for the local population or people from neighbouring Munich or for a […]

Rossini matching film

 Unfortunately the restaurant was closed and we could not get a Kir Royal at the neighbour but Sheila will be back. The restaurant “Rossini” is matching one of Germany’s top film productions “Rossini – oder die mörderische Frage, wer mit wem schlief“. Though it before was named “Romagna Antica” founded 1974 and the name was […]

Dom zu Speyer, Cathedral Speyer

    Speyer is the site of the annuel Hasepieler Entenrennen, a place Sheila had to visit after Johann Wolfgang von Goethe suggested “Macht euch auf nach Speyer” (Götz von Berlichingen, in a hall in “Bamberg“). Besides that it is the site of one of Germanies most iconic churches and burial site of kings and […]

Melbourne: Guiseppe Arnaldo & Sons

For me, no trip to Melbourne is complete without a meal at Guiseppe Arnaldo & Sons at Southbank. Pictures here are Travel Duck next to the salumi case – made specifically to Robert Marchetti’s recipes for the restaurants; with the mascarpone and raspberry tart – to die for when raspberries are in season as in […]


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