Culture, travel, fashion and culinary delights: the Kosmos pages of Lufthansa Magazin bring you interesting and useful tidbits from around the world
Los Angeles, USA
Sunset Boulevard, the heart of Hollywood, can be over the top – but pockets of normality exist. The Gwen serves meaty dishes and has an in-house butcher shop. The new restaurant seats 80 diners; the decor is muted and the atmosphere, relaxed.
These charming porkers are the sole inhabitants of the Bahamian island Big Major Cay. Popularly known as “Pig Beach”, the island attracts throngs of tourists who come here to pet and feed the swimming piggies.
Denmark, a skiers’ paradise? Yes, but without the snow and only on top of a biomass power plant in Copenhagen harbor. The Copenhill Mountain Activity Centre’s plastic piste, designed by the famous Bjarke Ingles Group (BIG), is 85 meters high and 500 meters long.