restaurants & cafés

Roaming for Restaurants: Forsthaus Ilkahöhe

I don’t remember the first time I came to Ilkahöhe. It must have been one of those spots, Mum and us would occasionally drop by one a fall walk. From the top of the hill flanking the Starnberger See – the Höhe – the view over the foothills of the Alps is pretty nice on… Continue reading Roaming for Restaurants: Forsthaus Ilkahöhe


Oktoberfest 2014 – Aufbauendspurt

For weeks, almost months, Theresienwiese – the Oktoberfest fair grounds – has been one massive construction site. Now that Petrus finally has decided to send us than longed for sunshine the party is about to start! There’s only two days to go until the big opening on Saturday. It’s a bit of a surreal atmosphere,… Continue reading Oktoberfest 2014 – Aufbauendspurt


browsing through family history

A few weeks before our wedding, my grandma couldn’t hold back her curiosity anymore and bombarded me with all sorts of questions. Maybe she had been holding back when Dub was around – which this time he wasn’t. But maybe there was finally an evening when my family was actually so interested in me that… Continue reading browsing through family history