Which are your favourite Hamburg stores?
Abercrombie & Fitch, Tommy Hilfiger, Gant and Ella Deck Couture.
And your favourite restaurants?
Ono by Steffen Henssler, IndoChine, Die Bank, Seepferdchen, which is by the harbour, and Brodersen.
Do you have a favourite local café?
Café Borchers – a lovely café, restaurant and bar in the Eppendorf area of the city where I live.
Where do you take out-of-town friends?
To the harbour, on harbour cruises, to the Fischauktionshalle, to the Alster, on Alster boat trips, to the shopping area, to my favourite restaurants, to see musicals or to the theatre, and to the Reeperbahn.
Do you have a favourite Hamburg walk?
I really love to walk around the Alster.
Which are Hamburg’s best landmarks?
The Alte Post building and the town hall.
Which do you think is the best museum in the city?
The Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe (art and craft museum).
Which person from Hamburg do you most admire?
Dora Heldt. She is one of my favourite writers.
Can you reveal any secret spots?
The Haynspark in Eppendorf, a large and lovely park that’s perfect for a peaceful walk.
What advice would you give visitors?
Guests in Hamburg should take time to visit this amazing city with its many attractions. Hamburg is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and I am very happy to live here.