There are a lot of traditional German foods that only turn up around Christmas. One of the best is Stollen. This sweet cake-like loaf, contains dried fruits and is covered […]
It’s not German, and it’s not even a real pickle, but we’re adopting the German pickle Christmas tree decoration regardless.
Today is traditionally the day when St. Nikolaus brings gifts to good boys and girls in most German speaking countries – bad kids get sticks.
Ever heard of an Eis Professor? Visit Il Gelato and you’ll get to meet one in the flesh. Cologne Bayenthal’s gourmet ice-cream cafe boasts not only the city’s one and only ice cream professor – it’s also got the very best ‘gelato’ in town.
Fancy some very tasty Vietnamese food in Cologne? Then go to Lu. With its small menu of daily specials, it’s always fresh and always delicious.
What do Klaus Kinski, Cary Grant, delicious pancakes and a film cutter have in common? You’ll find them all at Bande à Part creperie in the Sudstadt in Cologne.
If you arrive in Germany from a 24/7 open-all-hours city, Sundays will come as a bit of a shock. Everything is closed. The streets are empty, there’s nothing to do […]