I love Cologne for its people, its attitude and its history.
My name is Philip and proud to be a Colognian since 2016. I came here to study Journalism and Social Sciences. Before that, I moved around a lot (thanks, Mom!): I have lived in Stockholm, Berlin, Paris, Munich and Aachen. Actually, I‘m a native-born Swede, and yes, I do speak Swedish — or at least I understand everything nowadays.
Soon after arriving in Cologne, I fell in love with the city. I love its diversity, its little secrets and the rich history it provides. Exploring new facets of Cologne never gets old for me and I advertise my adopted home anywhere I can. When friends or family came visiting, I did city tours for them, showing them all the things Cologne has to offer — especially those you won‘t find in your standard tourist guide!
Cologne today is city full of culture, music, drinking and happiness where everyone is welcome. But it hasn’t always been that way. The Dark Side of the Dom tour is a look through the darker side of Cologne’s History focusing on our Medieval past with a few jumps to some of our more recent history. […]