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How to order food in Cologne

Bread and Cheese

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…

Hockley side of Nottingham

Happy scene 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,…

Amsterdam on ice

a group of people riding skis on a snowy street

After years of getting used to mild weather, the Dutch have woken up one day this winter to the first of many days of frigid temperatures and the rare occurrence of Netherlands freezing over. Well, the canals at least! That’s when the Dutch scrambled through their dusty storage boxes and unearthed their ice skates. Instantly,…

Farina, time to smell nice!

a large brick building

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…

Kiosk and Cologne

Kiosk

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…

Coming to Nottingham?

a large stone building with a mountain in the background

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…

The relationship with Stuttgart and wine

a view of a lush green field

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…

Currywurst Berlin

food on a plate

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….

Chocolate Museum Cologne

Chocolate

  The city of Cologne (Köln), Germany is known worldwide for its impressive medieval Cathedral, but don’t be fooled. This city has a much more to share! Germany is undoubtedly known worldwide for its exquisite Beer, but even more of its tourists return home with suitcases filled with famous German chocolate! You can get a…