Creative and digital fashion consultant Leila Yavari and the Cadillac CT6 have teamed up for an inspiring trip to explore some of Munich’s most beautiful sweet spots.
Meet Leila Yavari
Beware, cool cat in town. Leila Yavari, born in Teheran, Iran, is a successful and powerful businesswoman with a master’s degree from Berkeley – and a fearsome wardrobe. Her family left Iran shortly after the revolution, and moved to Los Angeles. Here, she decided to dedicate her life to fashion full-time – first as a model, then as a fashion buyer at Stylebob. The front rows of the world’s fashion capitals such as Paris, Milan or London are what Leila Yavari calls home. And when it comes to the Bavarian metropolis, the fashion globetrotter has some cultural highlights up her sleeve.
The Flushing Meadows Hotel
The Flushing Meadows Hotel is in the Glockenbachviertel, the thumping heart of Munich’s Isarvorstadt district. One of the boutique hotel characteristics: the light-flooded, uniquely decorated studios, each of them offering a spectacular view over the city – thanks to The Flushing Meadows location on the two top floors of an industrial building. Surrounded by various restaurants, shops and bars, the design hotel proved to be perfect spot for Leila Yavari to start her Munich journey. (http://flushingmeadowshotel.com/)
The city’s culinary heart
Only 400 meters from The Flushing Meadows Hotel lies one of Munich’s cultural landmarks – the Viktualienmarkt, the city’s central food market and the best place to try some of Munich’s specialties. Here, more than 140 traditional stalls offer a broad variety of both local and exotic food, so that no culinary desire remains unfulfilled. After a quick stop at Café Nymphenburg, Leila was ready to take the Cadillac CT6 for a spin and enjoy all the luxury amenities her ride had to offer such as reclining back seats, adjustable lumbar supports and tilting cushions. Further features to keep her comfortable include cooling elements, a woven-in-seat heat system for full-body warmth and five different massage programmes to choose from. (http://www.nymphenburg-sekt-cafe.de/)
From Goya to Picasso
Originally designed to house King Ludwig I of Bavaria’s private collection of contemporary art, the New Pinakothek nowadays offers an overview of European art from the 19th century. Here, art enthusiasts can find important examples of Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Art Deco alongside trailblazing modernist work, with Vincent van Gogh’s Sunflowers from 1888, one of the finest pieces on display. After an awe-inspiring stroll through the museum and its gallery halls the trip continued on the road. The CT6’s 3.0L V6 Twin Turbo engine delivers 417 horsepower3 (307 kW) and 555 Nm3 of torque for effortless acceleration that is exceptionally responsive. It is equipped with industry-first cylinder deactivation and Automatic Stop/Start technology, making the CT6 as smart as it is powerful. These advanced technologies offer outstanding performance and remarkable efficiency. (https://www.pinakothek.de/)
Nature at its finest
Green as far as the eye can see. The Englischer Garten, right in the center of Munich, is one of the world’s largest urban public parks. Even bigger than Central Park in New York City, the Englischer Garten offers numerous leisure activities as well as some peace and quiet for stressed city-dwellers such as Leila Yavari. One of the park’s main attractions and a real classic among Munich residents – especially for the young and restless – is the Eisbach, an artificial stream at the southern part of the Englischer Garten. Here, those who dare surf the man-made wave in the ice-cold river – a spectacle that attracts an audience all year long – no matter the weather. (http://www.muenchen.de/sehenswuerdigkeiten/orte/120242.html)
Ring for Champagne
As fresh air is known to invigorate one’s appetite, it was now time for dinner. And in the Cadillac CT6, she reached her final destination, the Hotel Lux, in no time. The hotel, located directly in the historic center of Munich in the immediate vicinity of Marienplatz and the famous Hofbräuhaus, is well known for transforming international culinary classics into innovative dishes with regional influences. And the hotel bar with its cozy niches, tempting champagne bells and both old fashioned and unique creations offer the perfect ambience to end an eventful day in style.(www.hotel-lux-muenchen.de/#restaurant)
Now, you have the opportunity to start your very own adventure. Just book your personal road trip in the Cadillac CT6. At Cadillac House Munich, you can choose from a curated Cadillac line-up of vehicles ready for pick up. Just follow the link below to make your reservation.