Category Archives: Lifestyle

New York 20th Century season realises $1.1 billion

Looking back on a week of auctions featuring masterworks that represented some of the greatest collections assembled in the United States One thousand and seven lots offered across nine auctions, 33 world records set for individual artists, new auction records for a work by a living artist (David Hockney) and for a pre-war American painting…
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Oman – A hidden jewel at the Arabian Peninsula

Oman is a wonderful combination of ageless heritage and modern life. A large part of the Sultanate’s unique charm is the hospitality of the Omani people. It is common for visitors to be invited for Omani coffee and dates by locals when travelling through the country, an offer that should never be refused. Oman has…
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Facts and curiosities about the king of crustaceans

Surely you are one of the gourmets who love lobster and enjoy this delicacy in many variations again and again. But did you know that there is a ‘lobster capital of the world’? Admittedly, the small town of Portland in the US state of Maine has given itself this melodious nickname, however, not without reason.…
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Cheesecake – A lifestyle dessert with tradition

Whether Hamburg, New York, Paris, Athens or Cape Town, cheesecake is one of the most popular cake varieties worldwide. Everyone claims to have invented the cheesecake, everyone claims to know how to bake the best cheesecake. You can order it in gourmet restaurants, in-cafes, the business class of renowned airlines but also in motorway service…
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