Culture, travel, fashion and culinary delights: the Kosmos pages of Lufthansa Magazin bring you interesting and useful tidbits from around the world
British Virgin Islands
What looks like a ship under attack is actually an old fuel barge with a 25-meter steel kraken on top. The pair were recently sunk in the Caribbean Sea to create an artificial base for a new coral reef.
She wrote poetry as a child; today she writes songs as a way of understanding the world. Feminist, soulful hip-hop artist and prominent protagonist of conscious rap, U.S.-born Akua Naru is promoting her new album, The Blackest Joy, in Germany this month: in Hamburg December 16, in Berlin Dec. 17.
New Year’s in New Zealand! The Waiohika Estate on North Island is hosting the 16th Rhythm and Vines Festival from December 29 to 31 this year. Fans of rock, folk, and drum and bass camp out, enjoy the vibe and get to be among the first to celebrate 2019.
Like to spend the night in a house of ice and snow, like the Inuit? Well, you can – and without having to travel to the Arctic or give up any of life’s comforts.
Cozy in the cold
Igloo villages pop up each year in seven Alpine locations, including Zugspitz glacier, Gstaad and Davos. Couples can book a romance igloo and cuddle up in a double sleeping bag. The cheaper option is a night in the group igloo.