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Hockley side of Nottingham

If you asked locals the question, “Soho is to New York as (blank) is to Nottingham.” the answer will soon be: Hockley. This neighborhood is known to be a fun and creative section of the city, with a trendy mix of places to enjoy.    Hockley is integrated with the famous “Creative Quarter” of Nottingham,…

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March 18, 2021

Farina, time to smell nice!

Although the city of Cologne is known for its Gothic Cathedral, its perfumery tradition is well known (the German brand 4711 being the most famous of this type) and if you want to delve into its interesting history you can visit the Perfume Museum in the Casa Farina ( Duftmuseum im Farina-Haus in German). This site is located…

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March 11, 2021

Kiosk and Cologne

If there’s something in Cologne that you do not need to worry about finding, it is Kiosks, conveniently located throughout the entire city. Look over your shoulder, at every street corner, and you will find a Kiosk.   They are open conveniently late and are life savers during the summer days. “Netflix and chill” becomes…

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March 3, 2021

Coming to Nottingham?

When someone mentions Nottingham we think of the famous thief in green tights, Robin Hood. If you ask a local what to see in the city, they most likely will not send you to the castle, but to the Caves. At City Of Caves , you can see how its caves were used for different purposes for…

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September 9, 2020

Berlin Zoo

If you travel to Berlin with children, one of the attractions that you cannot miss is the Berlin Zoo. It is located in the old Kurfürstendamm district , and is the most visited in all of Europe, with 2.6 million visitors from around the world. It is open all year round and is easily accessible by…

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September 1, 2020

The relationship with Stuttgart and wine

When you visit the beautiful city of Stuttgart, you can certainly take some time and make a getaway to Esslingen am Neckar , a city within the federal state of Badem Württemberg, and the capital of the district of Esslingen. It is located on the banks of the River Neckar, 10 km from Stuttgart’s city center Its…

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August 30, 2020

Currywurst Berlin

Without a doubt, visiting other countries and their cities implies knowing, in addition to their culture, a bit of their gastronomy. When asking a local what to eat in Berlin, the answer is easy: CURRYWURST, a cooked or grilled German sausage. It is served cut into slices and is accompanied by ketchup sauce and curry powder….

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August 30, 2020

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

40 years of Berlin

Ask most people what they know about Berlin, and they will tell you that at one point in time it was divided into two. For more than 40 years Berliners have been victims of a violent past, caught in the struggle between two world superpowers, and unable to shake off the repercussions of the Second World War. But 1989 brought the sudden change everyone was waiting. And those same people who told you that Berlin has been split, if alive in 1989, will also tell you where they were when they heard the news that the Berlin wall was coming down. In 1989 the whole world was watching! And the whole world was listening! A new era was taking shape in Berlin, and U2 wanted to be a part of it. Achtung Baby, U2’s best album and the first album…

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July 17, 2020

Stuttgart.. Did you know?

Recently Stuttgart has been reported to receive annually more than 3 million overnight stays from tourists all over the world. It’s a city known for captivating sites and varied activities. But beautiful sites and dreamy walks are not all this city has to offer. For those interested in more dark and somber pages in history, we can have a glance at a famous prison, Stammheim Prison. This less visited site can be found in the North of the city. The prison became famous for housing the main members of the Red Army Fraction (RAF by its German acronym: Rote Armee Fraktion) during the trials to which they were subjected, in 1975. At the same time, a court was created so that the trial could take place inside the prison, for safety. This was later recognized as one of the safest…

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July 17, 2020

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