Picture this: a gorgeous sunny day, green hills, trees, a crystal clear lake and white sandy beaches. Out on the lake there’s a floating island where you can sun yourself before slipping back into the cool water to swim back to shore. Sound like a summer camp in the US, or a lake in Bayern … Continue reading Freibad Vingst
The Rhineland is in lock-down and more and more people are staying at home to protect the elderly and vulnerable. It’s tough – but we all know the measures are necessary. In the meantime – how can we cheer ourselves up while we’re stuck inside? What can we do to break the boredom and liven … Continue reading Books about your city
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!
This Schenk Lokal Köln gift card can be used at local shops and businesses all around Cologne and aims to steal business back from online giants like Amazon and bring it back to the high street. Looking for a gift for 'the Kölner who has everything'? Schenk Lokal Köln could be the answer. It's a … Continue reading A gift card for Kölners
Looking for an unusual, unique and gorgeous hand-made gift for new parents, young kids or for yourself? Stop by Klein & Schön on Kyffhäuser Strasse and you're sure to find that perfect something. This cute little shop on the edge of the Quartier Lateng in Köln is full of gorgeous things for kids. From cute … Continue reading Klein & Schön
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.
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.
Looking for a cinema tip? Check out the the latest film from director Stella Meghie. If you're into visual-storytelling 'Everything, Everything' might be right up your street, says reviewer Eepsita Gupta.