Culture, travel, fashion and culinary delights: the Kosmos pages of Lufthansa Magazin bring you interesting and useful tidbits from around the world
Horsing around in the Scottish Lowlands
Two horses rear their heads from the ground near Falkirk, Scotland to tower 30 meters into the sky. The giant sculptures are called Kelpies, after the shape-shifting water spirits from Celtic mythology that usually appear in the shape of a horse.
The facade of the Museum of Pop Culture in Seattle, designed by Frank Gehry, is no shrinking violet. Inside, it’s even more vibrant, with shows on Jimi Hendrix and David Bowie. The defining color of the latest exhibition, dedicated to Prince, who died in 2016, is purple.
Eyes open, taste buds ready to receive! Gourmets from around the world flock to Spectrum, the two Michelin-starred restaurant at Amsterdam’s Waldorf Astoria hotel. Sidney Schutte and his team not only serve the finest food, they are also masters of presentation, as evidenced by this herring with puffed potato and dill milk, miso cinnamon cream, and bacon-infused egg yolk (above).
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.