Cologne (Köln in German), built along the Rhine river, is Germany's 4th largest city with a population of approximately 1 million. Famous for the Cologne Cathedral and other historic monuments and sights, you might be led into believing there isn't more to the city than "old". You would be wrong.
From the Cologne Travel Guide
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Friendly, helpful staff and a nice touch to have free access to the computer/internet in the lobby area. Room could have done with a lick of paint and the carpet looked like it should have been replaced ten years ago (covered in stains). ... more
Hostel had a good and central location. My room felt a bit cramped (small). The ensuite bathroom with toilet had a bit of a smell too. I compared it to Meininger in Hamburg and it wasn't up to the same same standards, but I had a good time in Cologne which made up for it. The service was average to good. ... more
I had a basic but sizeable room in Kolnotel. There were three rooms in a flatlet sharing the bathroom on the 2nd floor. The proprietor and family were all friendly and helpful. Very convenient location near to U-bahn and tram stops, also walkable to the centre, if you have the time. There are coffee shops and an Internet cafe nearby. ... more
So here we are in cologne. Surroundings: beautiful. Weather; clear blue skies with sun drenched trees. Mood; refreshed and optimistic. I was quite nervous about this trip to say the least. I had my worries, which of course in true Jess fashion, I made them bigger and scarier. Although to be fair ...
Posted in The debut tour by Jarmitage
30th October 2011
We were ready for daylight savings today, so no getting mixed up over the correct time. We headed straight for Cologne and our first stop was the Museum Ludwig. Danny was particularly interested ...
Posted in Kim and Danny 2011 by kimdanny