The cathedral city is always worth a visit. But it is particularly atmospheric in the run up to Christmas. Then Cologne's Christmas markets at the cathedral, Haymarket or Chocolate Museum attract many visitors - with lights, gift ideas, handicrafts, mulled wine and delicious food. I lived in Cologne for twelve years and I am still there frequently. Here are my best tips for the Christmas market Cologne: the six most beautiful Christmas markets, the best stalls with gifts or food (vegan or vegetarian), dates or opening times and matching hotels.
A long weekend in Portugal: So I experienced the otherwise so gray January in warm sunlight. In Lisbon - only three flying hours away - blue sky and 13 degrees were waiting for me. In this article you will find my best tips for Lisbon in the winter, with about 30 photos to sights in Lisbon and Sintra. In addition my time and cost plan.
(Advertising) I love city breaks in winter: go to Christmas markets, admire the lights and discover museums, cozy cafés and restaurants. In December 2018 I was in the state capital of Baden-Württemberg for the first time, a year later I updated this article. I'll tell you 11 Stuttgart attractions in Advent or during the Christmas season - such as the highlights Stuttgart, Stuttgart Christmas market, Christmas Garden or the Porsche and Mercedes-Benz museums. There are also tips for breakfast and delicious Swabian food.
Do you like Christmas markets so much? With sparkling lights, Christmas trees, music, gingerbread, mulled wine and meeting friends. In this article I introduce you to one of the most beautiful Christmas markets in Germany and Europe: the Christmas market Aachen, in my native city (North Rhine-Westphalia). In the article you will find the best tips for your visit. Continue reading
A long weekend in London in winter: with Christmas market, Christmas shopping, Christmas lights and ice skating. Sounds gorgeous, right? Here are my tips for Christmas in London, as you can experience in November, December and partly in January - including attractions, hotels and schedule.
Again and again the motif appeared on Instagram: beautiful half-timbered houses, picturesquely situated on a river. In Monschau in the Eifel, very close to Aachen. This childhood memories were awake, because in the past I was often there with my family. With Carsten I took a trip to the Eifel - and plunged into a completely different world.
(Advertising for the Dutch North Sea Islands) What are you looking forward to during your winter holidays? For a long time with loved ones, snow or wellness? In winter I want to go to my favorite place: the sea. I'll tell you in the article the highlights on the Dutch North Sea islands Texel, Vlieland, Terschelling, Ameland and Schiermonnikoog. These include the "Sahara of the North", culinary mudflats and seals.
This post contains advertisements for Targobank. Christmas always comes so suddenly ... That's why I look for presents every year in good time. It is particularly easy for me to find something if someone loves traveling as much as I do. I have put together 10 Christmas presents for travel fans - from cheap to luxury. For this I make you 12 extra suggestions. This is a new article in the series "Travel and Money" in cooperation with Targobank.
Sun, where are you hiding? In Cologne she is definitely not. And she will probably come to the fore again only in the spring. No wonder I like to travel far away in the cold season. Are you looking for the right holiday destination with plenty of sun for the winter time? I'll show you my top 6 goals - in the distance and in Europe.