Schloss Drachenburg: An enchanting day trip from Cologne

Germany sure knows a thing or two about castles. There are more than 20,000 dotted across the country, each one with its own unique story and fairytale setting, just waiting to be discovered. Schloss Drachenburg is one of the most enchanting German castles of all, with its majestic towers,…

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Spotting street art in Cologne: A visit to Ehrenfeld

Whenever I visit any new city, there are three things I always Google: where to find the best coffee shops, rooftop bars, and street art. So during my first trip to Cologne in Germany, I was delighted to discover Ehrenfeld – a quirky little neighbourhood, packed full of colourful…

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10 free things to do in Cologne

I’m always on the hunt for free things to do in any new city and Cologne in Germany is packed full of fun activities that won’t cost you a penny. Throw in the fact that you can pick up return flights from the UK from £35 with Ryanair and you…

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