Cycle to Köln (Cologne) and back

With good weather and a lack of something to do on my day off, I decided cycle to Cologne. My plan was to leave my flat in Poppelsdorf (Bonn) and cycle north, staying as close to the River Rhein as possible. For the start of the trip I took my usual route into the city.…

Winter time in Germany

Its been a long time since the last post and an update is well and truly due. For the last 6 months we have been living in Bonn, Nord-Rhein Westfalia, Germany. Initially we stayed with Jasmin’s parents while we searched for jobs and looked for an apartment. At the moment though we are living in…

Finally Home

Well, by home I mean Germany. It’s where Jasmin comes from and I have spent so much time there over the last couple of years that I consider it my second home. It felt good to walk in the door of Jasmin’s house but it felt sad to know the travels were over. It felt…