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It seems like everyone falls in love with Cologne, and it’s not because they’ve had too many glasses of Kölsch. Cologne is easy to love indeed, with attractions that include a city beach on the Rhine River; a (in)famous annual Carnival; an enticing chocolate museum; and magnificent art and architecture, culminating with Cologne Cathedral.

For edible pleasures, Cologne restaurants are the perfect places to find artfully prepared German food; don’t miss some of the city’s best brews and brats at the Brauhaus Früh.

Being a large German city, Cologne has plenty of top-notch accommodations, from hostels to luxury hotels, for everyone. For a bit of luxury near lively Heumarkt, check into the Excelsior Hotel Ernst or the ... Read More
It seems like everyone falls in love with Cologne, and it’s not because they’ve had too many glasses of Kölsch. Cologne is easy to love indeed, with attractions that include a city beach on the Rhine River; a (in)famous annual Carnival; an enticing chocolate museum; and magnificent art and architecture, culminating with Cologne Cathedral.

For edible pleasures, Cologne restaurants are the perfect places to find artfully prepared German food; don’t miss some of the city’s best brews and brats at the Brauhaus Früh.

Being a large German city, Cologne has plenty of top-notch accommodations, from hostels to luxury hotels, for everyone. For a bit of luxury near lively Heumarkt, check into the Excelsior Hotel Ernst or the Hyatt Regency Cologne.

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Stories and Tips Cologne

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COLOGNE - AT THE OPERN

Written by Sammy Lagios on 09 Oct, 2010

If i was smart enough i wouldn't have missed the Opera Karmen by Bijet which is my beloved one right before Christmas and i'd have bought my ticket more than one month earlier in order to watch the performance,,,but the huge amount of work these…Read More


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COLOGNE - THE "ZOO"

Written by Sammy Lagios on 02 Oct, 2010

The fact is that in Cologne i used to go only for a short visit and i never stayed there for a long time and last year when i went to settle myself i knew nobody because i got friends inthis city.The nights after a…Read More


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COLOGNE - THE CARNIVAL

Written by Sammy Lagios on 26 Sep, 2010

The time of the Carnival at Cologne in Germany isn't a spectacular one but the traditional color is leading the people to keep it as a treasure. The days of preparation before the Carnival as i was entering the U-BAHN = UNDREGROUND i remember so…Read More


COLOGNE - RIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS

Written by Sammy Lagios on 05 Sep, 2010

If you have never been to Germany to spend your Christmas holidays do it this year and without any delay. My mother country is famous for the celebration of Christmas time and you are going to feel like home because during these days everybody is…Read More


Cologne - a very heavy winter

Written by Sammy Lagios on 23 Aug, 2010

In Cologne or KOELN in German - that i lived all the year 2009 - the city never usedto have such temperatures as we had the past year. Not even in my hometown Berlinwhich is placed pretty North of Cologne we never had so low…Read More


Tip for the Train

Written by camera-gal on 12 May, 2001

Be sure you are boarding the right train while traveling through Germany! My friend, who is German, bought our tickets. I figured as long as I was with her, she'd keep me in line. I'm from the Kansas City area. We don't have public transportation…Read More


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