With the last six months being physically and mentally a complete up and down and me commuting back and forth between Munich and Duesseldorf in between flights, it was no wonder that my mind and body were both running on low energy levels. Experiencing your father slowly fading away takes up all the strength of the most powerful person, this I can assure you. So thank god, Nature was not too far away to refuel and let my thoughts wander freely… Continue reading
With the collapse of Air Berlin, Lufthansa´s traditional daily winter service from its Southern hub Munich has been rerouted three times a week via Duesseldorf, allowing formerly passengers of the leisure airline to fly nonstop from the capital of North Rhine Westphalia to the Sunshine State. The new/old connection (LH served MIA from DUS a few years ago already) operates Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays only while the remaining weekdays are operated from Munich. So it was bad luck that we were rebooked automatically via Duesseldorf on the day of our departure. Proved that a provincial airport does not meet the criteria of a sophisticated network carrier.
Food and travel belong together like Munich and the Oktoberfest. And while the majority of the world still thinks Germany as the Land of Sausage and Sauerkraut, some people just know better. Explore the modern style German cuisine on one of the country´s largest food festivals around: The Eat & Style. Continue reading
One of Germany´s most well-known garden cities lies in the South of Essen. It was constructed between 1906 and 1938 and was a donation to the public by German steel tycoon wife Margarethe Krupp on the occasion of her daughter´s wedding. Continue reading
Looking to spend a weekend or a few days right in the Dusseldorf downtown area but trying to keep your budget a little together? Here is my hotel recommendation that lets you enjoy all the amenities of a comfortable and centrally located accommodation with an extraordinary price-performance. Continue reading
Capital of one of Germany´s largest federal states and the seventh largest city in the country, Dusseldorf bursts with world-class architecture, shopping and cultural offerings. It is also the town that I grew up in. But with so much to see and so little time, what are the must see´s and must do´s when visiting? Let me show you my 20 personal highlights (in alphabetical order) of not to be missed sites in and around Dusseldorf. Continue reading