June 10, 2015 After wrapping up my work, I headed to the Hotel Blauer Block on the Marienplatz. I didn’t realize until after I’d checked in that a restaurant I’d read about was actually connected with the hotel. My dinner was quiet and very upscale. Arrived at 6:45 pm and finished my foodie experience at
Arrived on Sunday, June 7th and after checking into the conference hotel, I went for a walk to the Chinese Bier Garden. Turned out to be quite a hike even though the folks at the hotel said it wasn’t that far. Mileage wise it wasn’t but the hills made it a little more challenging. It was
One of the reasons that I love to travel is for the art. That means you’ll find me in any number of museums trying to soak it all in. One type of art that has fascinated me for years are masks from various cultures around the world. While in Cologne,
I also love great food and wine, but I want to tell you why I decided to start this newest project. Way back when I was still in high school, I remember being asked by my grandmother what I was going to do when I grew up. At the time, I was told that I really
As an avid reader, it was wonderful to visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz, Germany. I saw four of his bibles. Bummer that they wouldn’t allow you to take pictures.
Schloss Heidelberg is an amazing castle. The view beckons from down in the city center, and as you make the trek up the hill, you know are about to be transported back in time.
On the second day of our travels in Cologne, Germany, we started our day with a nice breakfast that came included with the hotel rooms. Rick (my brother) and I tried several items and Rick went so far as to try something he didn’t recognize at all. He says that he chooses a food item
Arrived almost an hour early in Dusseldorf after a very easy trip on Delta. Plenty of leg room (I upgraded to economy comfort and it is worth every penny!), good food, plenty of wine and watched the movie the Lone Ranger. Slept for about 3 hours, so felt pretty good when we arrived. A little