Postcards from Germany – Favourite Destinations Photo Series

Travel in Germany may not top many peoples bucket list or be considered a sexy destination . Yet it is one of my favourite destinations. I lived there for several years, mainly in the industrial North but even here there are many pretty villages and lovely countryside like the Harz Mountains. Since moving away I’ve relished every opportunity to return, …

Busker on the Cologne railway Bridge of locks over the Rhine, Germany on Mallory on Travel, adventure, adventure travel, photography iain_mallory_06720

The Hohenzollern Brücke, Cologne; The Bridge of Locks

At first glance the Hohenzollernbrücke railway bridge of locks, which spans the Rhine (Rhein) in Cologne may not seem a monument to love. An industrial sculpture of concrete and steel with high-speed trainstravelling in both directions over one of the World’s great rivers, impressive certainly, but romantic, surely not? Expressions of Love on the Bridge of Locks Getting a little …

Festive Manchester – Marketing Christmas

Having lived in Germany for a number of years I have a great fondness for Christmas markets. I especially enjoy markets in the smaller towns as they have a more intimate feel about them. People seem to know each other better and arrange to meet up for a few laughs and drinks. “bratwursts, grillflamme and glühwein of the European stalls …