The first day of May is a time for celebration in Germany and there are quite a few ways to join in: Dance, show your love or protest – preferably not all at the same time.
In Unserem Veedel
Skip to Lu
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.
Bande à Part creperie
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.
We’re going to the zoo, zoo, zoo!
There's never been a better time to visit the Cologne zoo. With two new babies in the elephant enclosure, this year's 'Elephant Day' on April 09, promises to be better than ever!
Disney goes classical at the Philharmonie
Introduce your kids to classical music at the Cologne Philharmonie watching a live orchestra play the musical score to the film.
Making Sunday great with cake
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 and nowhere to spend your hard earned cash. But don't jump back on the plane just yet. There's a much-loved tradition that will save your … Continue reading Making Sunday great with cake
Fantastic festivals for fall
Festivals aren't just for summer. There is some great music coming to Cologne in the next few months. Grab yourself a ticket and keep the winter blues at bay.
The state I am in
In a town with an exhibition centre the size of Cologne’s, it’s not surprising that fairs tend to spread across the river and into town. Consider the latest GamesCon trade fair that took place recently, parties and events closed the ring entirely and thousands of visitors descended on the city. Photokino (20-25 September 2016) isn’t … Continue reading The state I am in