Hoje, no dia 5 de dezembro, muitas crianças e em parte ainda @s adult@s na Alemanha limpam os seus sapatos. Mas por quê? E o que tem o dia de São Nicolau a ver com o Natal? Respondi nestas perguntas num artigo para o Goethe-Institut Portugal.
Heute, am 5. Dezember, putzen viele Kinder und teilweise auch noch Erwachsene ihre Schuhe. Aber warum? Und was hat der Nikolaustag mit Weihnachten zu tun? Diese Fragen habe ich in einem Artikel für das Goethe-Institut Portugal beantwortet.
My five days in Hamburg, Germany, for a setting research for my novel about a family living in Hamburg are almost over. I had a wonderful time and fell in love with the city and its people. Here are some pictures of settings that inspired me most for the plot of my book.
The Deichtorhallen (English: levee gate halls) are one of the largest art centers for contemporary art and photography in Europe. Both historical halls with their open steel-and-glass structure were built from 1911 to 1913. The halls have been constructed as market halls and are one of the few preserved examples of industrial architecture of the transition […]
This morning, I got up at 5 a.m. in order to spend the early morning at Hamburg’s city beach at Elbe River. One of my favorite scenes in my novel will play at that same beach in an early April morning. The weather played along, because it rained as it does very often here. It […]
Actually, I wanted to go to a vegan café at Fischmarkt in Hamburg that was recommended at the official website of Hamburg city. But it’s closed in the Winter season. No reason to be sad, there is a wonderful brand new place only some meters away: Neue Heimat (English: New Home) – a restaurant with […]
The Jungfernstieg is an urban promenade and my favorite place in Hamburg, Germany. Its history began in 1235, when Count Adolph IV of Holstein commissioned the construction of a mill dam. Jungfernstieg became the first street in Germany to be asphalted (1838), and in 1842, the first German shopping arcade opened at that place. The […]
I’m about to write my first novel. The main plot is in Hamburg, Germany, that’s why I’m on my way to that wonderful city. I will tell my cousin who lives there all the fictional places where sets my story and she will tell me the right and real place in Hamburg. Restaurants, neighborhoods, a […]