Tags » North Rhine-Westphalia

• Castles of Augustusburg and Falkenlust at Brühl

Visit: 23rd August 2015


Brühl is a town located just outside Cologne, to its southwest. It had been my intention to visit this World Heritage Site in January when I went with Natalie and her friend Kirsty to Cologne. 578 more words


• Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen

Visit: 22nd August 2015

On a Saturday morning in August we set off early from Heathrow to Düsseldorf on a classic one-nighter in North-Rhine Westphalia. The objective was to visit three very different World Heritage Sites. 338 more words


Wonderful Lake-Side Sites Near Ardey Hills

Hi again. This time, I went to the lake “Harkortsee” in Wetter, NRW, attached to the Ardey Hills. It’s a nice and… 418 more words



A couple of weeks ago I found myself driving on Hamm Strasse.  It wouldn’t have been so surprising in 1991 when I visited North Rhine-Westphalia, staying with relatives of my ex-wife who were stationed near the city with the British Army, but this time I wasn’t in Germany, or even a Germanic country. 246 more words


Duesseldorf: The Fashion yet No-end-fun City of Germany

I’ve been thinking how exactly I should write this article, should I write it just about the city or the life and the people around me as well? 1,130 more words


Universität Siegen

Siegen’s heritage as a centre for education and research dates back to the 16th century. In 1536, William I, Count of Nassau-Dillenburg charged Saxon educator and theologian Erasmus Sarcerius with the task of establishing a Latin school. 258 more words