Esplanade Hotel

Hohenstaufenring 56, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, 50674, Germany | 2 star hotel
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A travel blog entry by caylameinert


So I'm officially at the 2 months mark here in Europe, meaning I am just about at the half way point.. CRAZY.. It blows my mind how fast the time over here is going.. I keep thinking I will be able to catch up on my blogging (I have even wrote it down in my planner to complete on multiple days), but yet every day I find a reason to put it off. There's just not enough time in the day! If I could put off sleeping, I definitely would.. I mean I already compromise enough on my ...

Rosenmontag at the Kölner Karneval!

A travel blog entry by beckygooch


... of parade: 6 kilometres

  • Length of the parade route: 6.5 kilometres.
  • Pass-by time: about 3 hours
  • There are: 10,096 participants, one-third of them female. 350 horse riders, 117 bands from Cologne, the surrounding area and several other European countries.
  • Give-away material (paid for by the participants): 140 tonnes of sweets, 700,000 bars of chocolate, 220,000 boxes of chocolate, 300,000 bunches of flowers, thousands of soft toys and other ...

  • Jonathon came to stay (again!)

    A travel blog entry by beckygooch


    ... later and after a phone call made by GŁnter, our food finally arrived! We were ravenous!

    On Sunday we headed to Cologne to meet a friend of mine, Brad, who is another assistant here in Germany. We began our day with a healthy sprint up the Cathedral tower - WOW the pain! The boys were so fast, so I took it slow and made it up not too long after them. The views were gorgeous - I could appreciate them a lot better than ...

    Kölscher Club

    A travel blog entry by cathalchu


    ... in the teams’ performance – particularly keeper David Forde saving several seemingly certain goals – to speculate that maybe the future is not as bleak as feared for the Irish national team.

    After the match we went back to Papa Joe's Biersalon. From hereon, the rest of the night is a bit of a blur. I know we went bar hopping around the Alter Markt and Neumarkt area. And I remember getting on quite well with a couple ...

    A Change of Scenery

    A travel blog entry by


    Today was a day filled with more reflection than it was with activity. It started with Fernando peaking his head into our dark room with news that breakfast was ready. We all were simultaneously astounded by the fact that these people had their **** together so early when bed time had been at 4:30am. Then the word "breakfast" registered in our minds and we all popped out of bed faster than we would have had the word been "fire."   We ...

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    This 2 star hotel, located in the Innenstadt area of Cologne, is near NS Dokumentationszentrum - Gestapo Prison, Cologne Christmas Market, 4711 Eau de Cologne / Kölnisch Wasser, and Rhine Valley.
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      4.00 of 5 stars Excellent