Big Pumpkins from an urban Garden: Johannes Offermann cultivates record-breaking Vegetable

His latest big pumpkin comes in at 337,5 kilogramms. Too heavy to be lifted without a chain block. In Johannes Offermann’s garden in the city of Cologne everything is a little taller, bigger or heavier. From tomatoes, to kohlrabies, to chili. All that requires a lot of time (constantly checking the needs of the plants), water (sometimes more than 300 liters) and less fertilizer. Too … Continue reading Big Pumpkins from an urban Garden: Johannes Offermann cultivates record-breaking Vegetable

Being prepared for Rome, Italy: A few things to know before visiting the city

It is the Italian capital. Rome. Obviously a place of history. With a population of 2,872,800 residents today, Rome spans a history of 28 centuries – heavily influenced by the Roman Empire. Here are a few facts about the city. Rome is divided into two by the river Tiber, or Tevere. The third-longest river in Italy. Although the shores are not spectacular in particular, the bridges … Continue reading Being prepared for Rome, Italy: A few things to know before visiting the city

From surfing to photography, Porsche and New Zealand | meeting Photographer Stephan Romer in his Düsseldorf studio

It is a Tuesday morning in his studio and gallery in Düsseldorf. Photographer Stephan Romer is preparing some recent work for further treatments. A few hours before he is leaving for a 30 hours plus flight to New Zealand. “My wife is a Kiwi,” Stephan Romer says. Originally from Düsseldorf, western Germany, he now shares his time between the remote island in the pacific and … Continue reading From surfing to photography, Porsche and New Zealand | meeting Photographer Stephan Romer in his Düsseldorf studio