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Düsseldorf, Part Three

I don’t know what to say about that photo, except than it’s some kind of carbs paradise! I could happily stay there for hours tasting each bread in the window… then the cookies: And the best way to work off all that dough is to spend more dough up and down the famous Königsallee (or simply Kö), which is a …

Düsseldorf, Part Two

Düsseldorf, Part Two is all about the gorgeous modern architecture that peppers the city’s skyline. And if you are a fan of American architect Frank O. Gehry, you would have a field day here like I did. The Neuer Zollhof is a complex, at Düsseldorf-Hafen (Media Harbor), consisting of three large Gehry buildings with signature curves and a gravity-defining lean. …

Düsseldorf, Part One

If Düsseldorf looks cold in these photos, it’s because it was. But even on a dreary day the city is magnetic. This diverse city along the Rhine River is an international business/financial center with beautiful modern architecture, but its Altstad (Old Town) is a must see for all visitors: This charming one-square kilometer block is chock full of buildings that …