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
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
Highly recommended. The staying was absolutely supreme, the place is near to the U-bahn (underground) station and is really near to the shopping avenue, moreover ther are a lot of restaurant, diner and brewery/pub near the place. It's absolutely easy to reach and in less than 10 minutes you're already at the station. ... more
The room was nice and the location is away from the city center. There are restaurants and other facilities in walking distance. The only problem I had was that I wanted to wash clothes, and the B&B indicated that I could use their washer and dryer. When I asked the manager, he indicated that he could not help me. ... more
Cologne has been really fun! I got in on Wednesday, set up camp in the room and met Gabrielle, from Quebec. We set out exploring the city, took some photos... including one of the resons why I love Cologne: ...got some Starbucks (it had been a while!) and then attempted to get dinner. Ordering vegan ...
Posted in Europe 2009 by kmcveggie