Museums and Art Playing

7 Düsseldorf Museums that are FREE on Sunday’s in 2019

January 16, 2019

If you work and live in Düsseldorf, there is a good chance that you likely haven’t actually taken the time to explore the cities local museums. As locals, many…

Playing Weekend Getaways

Weekend Getaway: Cycling from Düsseldorf to Brussels

December 27, 2018

When the weather is stunning and the temperatures tempting, what better way to enjoy the outdoors than to hop on your bicycle and ride all the way to Brussels?!


1: Altstadt Hiking and Nature

The Story of the Green Parrots in Düsseldorf

December 20, 2018

Have you ever spotted the hundreds of green parrots flying through the city at dusk and wondered where they actually came from? I know I certainly have.

During my mother’s…

Shopping and Markets

10 Christmas Gift Ideas Made by Düsseldorf Locals

December 15, 2018

We’re counting down the days ’til Christmas and with the time going by quickly, we thought you might like a little inspiration as to what you may be able…

Eating Restaurants

What is “Gänseessen” And Where Do You Find It?

December 13, 2018

Welcome to a beautiful (slightly rainy) Düsseldorf winter! You may start noticing a few common holiday traditions around Düsseldorf, on signs, promotional flyers, and Facebook events. One of the best…

Playing Weekend Getaways

Weekend Getaway: The Forests of Lipperland

December 6, 2018

Hidden away from the throngs of tourists that descend on Southern Germany is the region known as Lipperland in North Rhine-Westphalia. A two-hour drive (203 km) northeast of Dusseldorf,…

Running a Business Taxes

Understanding Fixed Assets (“Anlagevermögen”) and How to Claim Them in Germany

November 29, 2018

Working for yourself can be quite a rewarding achievement, but it’s also a lot of hard work, not to mention the amount of time it takes to learn how…

Playing Shopping and Markets

5 of the Best Secondhand Shops in Düsseldorf

November 22, 2018

As a student, my mother used to always say to me “You have a champagne taste with a Pepsi pocketbook,” and in many ways, she was right, especially when…

Shopping and Markets

What’s Open on Sundays in Düsseldorf?

November 15, 2018

If you’re new to Germany, you may not have settled into the fact that almost all shops are closed on Sundays. It’s a funny feeling not being able to…

7: Grafenberg Districts

Exploring the best of Grafenberg, Düsseldorf

November 8, 2018

Blink and you have passed through Grafenberg, located on the Eastern district of Düseldorf, at the foothills of Bergisches Land. But, don’t be fazed by the size, as it…