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Hamburg like a local

On the go with Maya Lindholm & Ava Carstens

Maya Lindholm is a wheelchair basketball player who won the Gold Medal with the German National Team in 2012 in London. As a Hamburg native, Maya is closely connected with the southern part of the city where she grew up and still loves. There in Wilhelmsburg is also where the wheelchair basketball world cup took place in summer 2018, in which Maya also played with the German team.

Ava Carstens is the co-founder of the Kollektiv49, a creative director, freelance editor, consultant, fashion director and trained yoga teacher.

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The places Maya and Ava visited

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Café Vju

  • Café/Bistro
  • €€

The Café Vju is a very special kind of café.

Café Vju

Café vju

Neuhöfer Straße 7
21107 Hamburg

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Casa Franco

  • Restaurant
  • Fish
  • Italian
  • Spanish / Portuguese
  • €€

Experience an unforgettable evening at the Casa Franco.

Casa Franco

Casa Franco

Rambachstraße 7
20459 Hamburg

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Since the opening on 11.01.2017, the Elbphilharmonie has undoubtedly become Hamburg's landmark: More than 2 million guests attended over 1,000 concerts. Well over 11 million enjoyed the panoramic view from the publicly accessible Plaza.



Platz der Deutschen Einheit
20457 Hamburg

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Wilhelmsburger Inselpark

The Wilhelmsburg Inselpark is a green oasis in the middle of Hamburg's upcoming Wilhelmsburg district with numerous opportunities for recreation as well as for sports and leisure activities.

Wilhelmsburger Inselpark

Wilhelmsburger Inselpark

Am Inselpark
21109 Hamburg


Discover the Hamburg the locals know

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Hamburg like a local On the go with Julia Wulf

Model Julia Wulf and blogger Janina Pfau are not only connected through their passion for fashion, but above all by their love of Hamburg. Between Eimsbüttel, the trendy Schanzenviertel, the cosy Marktstraße and the relaxing Planten un Blomen, you can see Hamburg like both of them know and love it: as a true metropolitan idyll.

On the go with Julia Wulf
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Hamburg like a local On the go with Anna Bederke

Anna Bederke is a Hamburg local and actress and known not only for her roles in Fatih Akins "Soul Kitchen" and in the Hamburg "Tatort" at the side of Mehmet Kurtuluş.

On the go with Anna Bederke
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Hamburg like a local On the go with Christian Kuper

Christian Kuper left years as a corporate consultant behind him. Since 2014, the relatively new Hamburg local and staunch vegan serves exclusively vegan dishes from his food truck "Vincent Vegan".

On the go with Christian Kuper

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Hamburg like a local Shop where Hamburg local shop

The best shopping tips for Hamburg. Whether it's fashion, kitsch or furnishings – everyone can find something in these shops.

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Hamburg like a local Where Hamburg locals eat & drink

True Hamburg natives show you their favourite restaurants in Hamburg. Either a quick take-away snack, something good & cheap, or something very special – there's something for everyone here.

Where Hamburg locals eat & drink
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Hamburg like a local Stay where the locals recommend

Even enthusiastic Hamburg explorers get tired. To start your next day bright and bushy-tailed, we recommend staying in one of these great hotels.

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