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Parking in Cologne sucks!

Parking your vehicle in any city can be difficult, Cologne is no exception. If you are driving into or around Cologne looking for a free parking spot in the city center, forget it! It is always crowded and stressful.  Cologne consistently receives a large influx of tourists throughout the year. That, along with the locals…

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June 23, 2021

Who is Brian Clough?

Who do you think of when you hear Nottingham? Is it that guy who robs the wealthy to give to the poor? That’s it, Robin hood. In addition to this mythical character, Nottingham is known for being the home of Football Player/Coach Brian Clough, for The Nottingham Forest“If God had wanted us to play…

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June 21, 2021

Seven Mills Stuttgart

Stuttgart has its charms in which it offers great museums, nice gastronomy and wine of course. There are also some hidden treasures. In the district of Leinfelden, there is an area called Sieben Mühlental, the “Path of the Seven Mills”. Formerly called Reichenbachtal, the current name refers to documents dating back to 1383 that mentions…

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June 18, 2021

Cologne has some Beef!

Cologne is known for its local beer called Kolsch (amongst other amazing qualities). However, it is not only beer Cologne natives and newcomers enjoy. Food has also helped their reputation! See, it is necessary to mention other important points when it comes to Cologne and your dining experience. Hamburgers! What??  If you like hamburgers, you…

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May 27, 2021

Goose Fair Nottingham

Did you happen to know that Nottingham has hosted the “Goose Fair” for over 700 years? It was first created and hosted in 1284, where people specifically went to buy geese. Today it is more like a festival, sadly not to buy geese, but to have fun with friends and family. The Goose Fair has…

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May 20, 2021

Cologne nature walk

There are some remarkable places to visit in Cologne, especially if you get a chance to drift away from the urban areas. Locals and visitors are generally hungry for hidden jewels to explore.  The Wahn Heath, is an oasis of green recreation found just around the corner from the downtown crowds. There, you can find …

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March 26, 2021

Stuttgart has the cool pools!

Did you know that Stuttgart is the second largest city in Europe that has mineral water source pools ? Leuze, located just outside of downtown Stuttgart, is where you need to go to see this. Here you can enjoy up to nine different pools, some outdoors and others indoors, whose temperatures range between 20 and…

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March 26, 2021

Berlin Futbol (soccer) Stadium

If you are a futbol/soccer lover (like the majority of Germans), without question you must visit the Olympic stadium of Berlin, or at least take a photograph of the stadium and landscape. This colossus structure was constructed in record time, just under 2 years, just in time for the controversial Olympic summer games of 1936,…

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March 18, 2021

How to order food in Cologne

Asking for the traditional “Halve Hahn” in Cologne for sure will cause some confusion for tourists, and even Germans alike. After seeing this on a menu, and looking it up in your dictionary, or more likely your translation app,  you’ll be excited to order “half a chicken”, and soon start the feast. If you are…

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March 18, 2021

The most famous avenue in Berlin

The Kurfürstendamm, also known as Ku’damm is one of the most famous avenues in Berlin and is considered one of the symbols of capitalist consumption during the Cold War. The street takes its name from the ancient Kurfürsten (Electors), of the Holy Roman Empire. In 1873, the German Chancellor Otto von Bismarck wrote a letter…

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August 15, 2020

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