3 Hours in Cologne

You’ve found yourself with just a couple of hours to spend in Cologne. Maybe you’re waiting for a train or you have a long enough layover you could leave the airport for a few hours. Whatever the case is with only 3 hours in Cologne you can get a good taste of the city. This […]

Europe is Fed Up With Tourists

Europe is fed up with being your vacation spot. Not you specifically, but the entire world. Europe is fed up with tourists. This week I’ve read a few articles (here’s one) talking about places in Spain that are actively protesting against tourists. These places are facing overcrowding, antisocial behavior, and renters being priced out of […]

First Year on Instagram

Wheelchair in front of obelisk

As it approaches the one-year mark for my blog we’re also coming up to other exciting milestones. One that I’m particularly proud of is the end of my first year on Instagram. So I wanted to share the success I’ve had with Instagram this year. To start with I want to make sure I’m very […]

Visiting Cologne Cathedral

Cologne Cathedral, Kölner Dom to the locals is the crown jewel of Cologne. It is a gothic style Roman Catholic cathedral that construction started on in 1248. The dom is on the UNESCO World Heritage List and is Germany’s most visited landmark with an average of 20,000 people visiting every day! It is also somewhere […]

Cologne Chocolate Museum

On our most recent trip to Cologne we made a point of visiting the Imhoff-Schokoladenmuseum, or in English the Chocolate Museum. It had been on our list of things to do while we were in Cologne for several years, because who doesn’t love chocolate? But since we go to Cologne more to work than to […]