Culture, travel, fashion and culinary delights: the Kosmos pages of Lufthansa Magazin bring you interesting and useful tidbits from around the world
“I took this in Tarifa, Spain, a paradise for kite- and windsurfers. From the road, I spotted cows sunning themselves on the beach. How bizarre, not a green field in sight, just cows in the sand, kitesurfers swooping and circling overhead!”
High-society wedding gowns and ballet stage sets are just two of the fields in which Jasper Conran has tirelessly demonstrated his talents – and now he’s opened a hotel. The aptly named L’Hôtel Marrakech in the medina has been extensively refurbished and boasts five exclusive suites. If you can’t stay there, you can at least enjoy the ambience of the adjoining restaurant (photo). Prior booking is a must!
You may find that you’ll need flippers and a mask if you want to post a letter in Susami, Japan. The fishing village’s mailbox is ten meters underwater – earning it a place in the Guinness Book of Records. Every year, around 1500 letters and cards are dropped off here.
Live music, good pub food and a great atmosphere: The Prince Albert in Brighton on the east coast of England is a treat. If you can’t find the address, simply look out for a mural with the portraits of music stars, most of whom played here.
Vlad Țepeș, the historical figure on whom Count Dracula was based, was born not far from Bogata Forest. Unfortunately, the nocturnal count would have missed the blood-red tint of the autumnal trees during the day.