A summer’s day in Cologne.

We arrived in Cologne on the morning Megabus coach from Brussels, where we’d just spent the previous evening. With less than 12 Hours remaining before our 10 hour night bus back to London, I didn’t wish to waste any time at all. The coached dropped us off outside Cologne’s impressive Laxness Arena, which is a short and direct ten minute walk from all the action. In no time I’d been rewarded with that famous postcard view of Cologne. The bridge, the huge cathedral and of course the Rhine all fit together perfectly. Wouldn’t you agree? Continue reading

Eating through Jemaa el-Fna

Every afternoon as the sun retires, endless food stalls spring up within the square, in the blink of an eye you’re left with a huge open-air restaurant. It’s the place to be, whether you’re a tourist or a local. Expect an assault on all your senses, this chaotic environment is truly exhilarating. The experience is the true attraction here, the food is good, but you will remember the atmosphere above all else. Continue reading