Tag Archives: Cologne

Schokoladen Museum Cologne

Schokoladen Museum

The Schokoladen Museum is a chocolate museum located in Cologne, Germany. It was opened on October 31, 1993. This museum has three floors that showcases chocolate history and its production. The main chocolate partner company are Lindt & Sprungli. Not to miss at Schokoladen Museum: 1. Chocolate Fountain - a gold colored chocolate fountain where you get ...

Hilton in Cologne

At the entrance of Hilton Cologne.  We stayed here during the Gamescom convention that was held in Koeln Messe.  The website for this hotel location (here).  There were a lot of the games exhibitor that stayed here as well. (Funny brand for a snack bar - 'CORNY') Pros & Cons staying at the Hilton Cologne.  Overall grade: ...

Cologne Gamescom 2012

This past weekend we went to see the Gamescom convention - this is a trade fair for video games that is yearly held at Koelnmesse in Germany.  Over 275,000 visitors attend this show, and this was its third year.  Website (here). Aiko at the main entrance of Koelnmesse convention center with the LittleBigPlanet mascot balloon. At the ...

Visiting Cologne (Köln) and the shopping street Hohe Straße

Before we head out to the central plaza in Cologne, Aiko showed this painting of the cathedral.  She's ready to visit another city and see what's going on. This is the Cologne Cathedral located at the main plaza.  This cathedral was built in 1248 and it is the largest Gothic church in Europe.  We went inside ...