2009/03 – Shanghai 3 – Picture Gallery

30 Mar

  March 2009 Einige Fotos aus Shanghai – Some pictures from Shanghai Transrapid / Maglev Maglev driver Speed Indicator Maglev Flying Low   Maglev Li Tailors Chinese Jacket Hot meals on wheels Shanghai   Shanghai Shanghai Shanghai Shanghai Shanghai   Shanghai Shanghai Shanghai Bund Bund   Bund Bund Shanghai Dunhill House Shanghai Dunhill House Bild Shanghai Dunhill House Read more…

2009/03 – Shanghai – 2 Highspeed from Dunhill to Barbie to Pyongyang

29 Mar

  Transrapid/Maglev train – Pudong International Apt. to Shanghai Dunhill House – Shanghai Barbie Shanghai Yuliu – North Korean Restaurant – Shanghai March 2009 What is the fastest connection between Dunhill vintage cigars , Barbie dolls and North Korean Pyongyang-style Kimchi ? The German Transrapid, known as Maglev in Shanghai, the only place in the Read more…

2009/03 – Shanghai 1 – Barbie, GI Joe and Partagas Condes

15 Mar

  Pudong viewed from atop the Hyatt on the Bund Barbie and GI Joe at Roosevelt’s Steakhouse March – 2009 Barbie turned 50 this week, thin and blond as ever. Three days before I arrived in Shanghai a giant 6 floors high Barbie flagship store had opened to much fanfare in the city and the Barbie Read more…

2009/02 – Singapore – Jimmy’s Treasures – Part Four

20 Feb

  Jimmy & Cigar Treasures Jimmy and Liquid Treasures   Jimmy’s Lounge   Diplomatic Cohiba Maduro 5   Feb. 2009 Here is the last chapter for now of “Jimmy’s Treasures” – once again I had the pleasure to tour his lounges in Singapore. Enjoy ! www.lacasacubana.com/cigars.htm Hier ist das vorerst letzte Kapitel von „Jimmy’s Treasures” Read more…

2009/02 – Singapore – Jimmy’s Treasures – Part Three

20 Feb

  Jimmy Jimmy and Diplomatic Maduro 5 Genios Private Lounges next to the Regent Hotel – Singapore Feb. 2009 Here is another chapter of “Jimmy’s Treasures” – once again I had the pleasure to tour his lounges in Singapore. Enjoy ! www.lacasacubana.com/cigars.htm Hier ist das vorerst vorletzte Kapitel von „Jimmy’s Treasures” – erneut hatte ich Read more…

2009/02 – Singapore – Sobresaliente Birthday

20 Feb

Jimmy & Sobresaliente humidor Birthday dinner PL Belicoso Extra RE Asia Pacific Feb. 2009 There are a few things to celebrate in February besides Valentine’s day and the Habanos Festival. A day before Valentine’s day I celebrated my 12-th year as a Purser on long range flights. Being a Friday, Inge and I celebrated having Read more…

2009/02 – Beijing – Yuan Xiao Jie

11 Feb

  Yuan Xiao Jie   Yuan Xiao Jie Februar 2009 Die Überschrift dieses Reports könnte auch sein : Wie fackelt man ein Luxushotel ab, aber mehr dazu gleich. Am 15. Tag nach Beginn des Chinesischen Neujahrs wird das Ende der Feierlichkeiten auch gross gefeiert. Und so kam es dass ich am 09 Februar in Beijing eigentlich den 15 Read more…