The fashionable crowd and tattooed baristas in their leather aprons give you the sense that even just to be here, breathing the free air, is to have arrived in life.smart magazine's Local Secrets stories are always a bit of a treat: you get to meet cool dudes and dudettes who show you the very best of their home town driving around in a brand-new smart – what's not to like? This time, I interviewed up-and-coming neo-soul start JOHN GRVY (and no, that's not pronounced "Groovy" or "Gravy", but "Gray", to avoid confusion with the author of "Men are from Mars..."). So check out the interview here – especially if you're planning a trip to Madrid yourself! Photography: Thomas Motta
And once more, I explored the local secrets of a hip and happening city: this time the irrepressible blogger Emilie Salvarides showed me the very best of Geneva. I wrote this feature in German – but […]
On the sheer endless embankment of the Tagus River crouches a futuristic swooping structure, gleaming white against the blue sky like the crest of a wave.Lisbon has just seen the opening of MAAT, a brand-spanking new modern art gallery – so what better way to celebrate than to meet one of its curators and explore the city on the Tagus in a smart fortwo?
In this feature, a very special car meets a very special road: the rotary-engined 1975 Mazda RX-5 scales the panoramic Alpine road which was the backdrop to The Sound of Music. for the full text, click Der […]
For this feature, I interviewed German top beach volleyball coach Bernd Werscheck.
You don’t live in Rio without learning a thing or two about beaches. Here I put my expertise to use in smart magazine.
Once, this country was raped by environmental disaster machines. 25 years on, a ravaged region has reinvented itself – and is now Germany’s latest tourist attraction.