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A day in the life of Rebekka Endler

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If I’m off work, I like to start the day with coffee and a croissant at Kitchenette on Gladbacher Strasse. I worked there for eight years and...

A day in the life of Jojo Berger

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I grew up in Bonn but have been living in the Südstadt (the south of ­Cologne) since 2006. Out of our 13 band members, ten of us live in Cologne –...

A day in the life of Eva Himmighofen

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 I try to fit as much in as I can when I’m not working. No two days are ever the same in Cologne and there are plenty of things to do in and around...

A day in the life of Bassam Ghazi

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Cologne is the city that I’ve lived in the longest. I was born in Beirut, grew up in Berlin and have lived in the north of Germany, Beirut,...

A day in the life of Odo Rumpf

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Cologne is simply the best city I know in Germany: because of its diversity, culture, people, flair, openness and attitude to life. However outlandish...

A day in the life of  Matthias Hoffmann

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I grew up in Tyrol and have lived in Nippes, in the north of Cologne, since 2015. Even though I do miss Austria every now and again, it’s fantastic...

A day in the life of Julia Komp

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I live in Mülheim not far from the huge Rheinpark, the perfect place to go for a morning jog. When the sky is blue, the Rhine is glistening in the...

A day in the life of Yilmaz Dziewor

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When he’s not at work, the Director of the Museum Ludwig enjoys cycling along the Rhine and ­shopping for books

A day in the life of Stawrula Panagiotaki

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The dramatic advisor at the Schauspiel Köln is a big fan of modernist architecture and the Rhine river

A day in the life of Sonja Baumann

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On her days off, the ­Michelin-starred chef enjoys strolls in the park, fine dining and day trips to nearby palaces

A day in the life of Michael Mayer

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The city’s Belgian Quarter is where you’ll usually find the DJ and producer

A day in the life of Martin Bechler

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The singer tells us how he likes to spend a hungover day in his beloved Ehrenfeld

A day in the life of Eva Schuderer

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For the literature festival organiser, a perfect day in Cologne starts with a hearty breakfast and ends with a game of boules

A day in the life of Erik Scheffler

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The Michelin-starred chef’s tips for Cologne include a bike ride, street art and a walk in the woods

A day in the life of Meryem Erkus

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Just go with the flow and see where the night takes you!

A day in the life of Gregor Schwellenbach

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I often enjoy strolling along the west-east axis

A day in the life of Carmen Strzelecki

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I am fascinated by people who are moody

A day in the life of Tobias Thomas

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The Südstadt feels like a slumbering dragon, ready to breathe fire

A day in the life of Markus Schaden

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In Cologne you’re constantly meeting new, friendly people who invite you to join them on unexpected paths

A day in the life of Iren Tonoian

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I often think about buying a lottery ticket and imagine what it would be like to be a multimillionaire

A day in the life of Hans Nieswandt

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Check out my hood, Ehrenfeld!