Tucked away behind ugly Barbarossaplatz, across the road from the lovely Volksgarten, you’ll find the idyllic Eifelplatz, which is home to one of the best little restaurants in Cologne.
Carnival has descended on the Rhineland in an orgy of costumes, drinking and bad behaviour. Either dive-in and enjoy it to the full, or run to the hills and escape!
Christmas Day in Germany doesn’t tend to feature one particular Christmas dish. Elsewhere – it’s got to be turkey.