By Nicki Thompson As I’m always looking for ways to inexpensively make the most of my remaining time in Europe, it was a VERY welcome surprise to be invited as a guest to see ‘London Calling,’ a live variety show playing at Roncalli’s Apollo Theatre in Dusseldorf. This show was produced specifically for Roncalli’s Theater so you won’t […]
Dusseldorf is neatly divided into nice little districts making its exploration really quite easy. One area that I’d heard really a lot about it the Altstadt. It was supposed to be the old, beautiful, quaint area. And, may be that’s true on the weekdays… may be. But on the weekend, especially a nice one when […]
Reader Restaurant Review… Mango OlivePromenade 3546047 OberhausenTel.: 0208 – 4373783Hours: Mon-Sat from 1100 Sun from 1000http://www.mangoolive.de/Alternate Web: http://www.centro.de/gastro-genuss/unsere-gastronomie/gastro-detailansicht/mieter/mangoolive.html “We tried out Mango Olive, the Mongolian BBQ place on the Oberhausen promenade, last weekend. It was good, as good as any I’ve had in the states, although the buffet did not offer as many choices sauce […]
Reader Rant… In need of a good hunk of meat? A juicy American style steak with a buttery sour cream topped baked potato on the side? A chunk of garlic bread and a good green salad? Ahhh… check the menu here. Delicious and filling. Plus, the Altstadt in Dusseldorf is just a cool place to […]
Recommended by a Greek friend… A Greek friend thinks this is the best Greek restaurant in the area… enough said? Orpheus Westfalenstrasse 24-26 Dusseldorf 40472 Tel: 0211-658-1235 Web: www.restaurant-orpheus.de Open: Every day 1130-1500 and 1730-2400. Warm cake until 2300.
Reader Recommendation… “Driving around near the mall we happened upon several people climbing around in some trees in a forest. There were various structures built in and around these trees (rope and log bridges, zip lines, etc), and the people up there had climbing harnesses and were attached to cables. We realized this was some […]
Just sent in! Neanderthal Museum near DusseldorfTalstrasse 30040822 MettmannGermany Tel: (0049) 02104-979797Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgWeb: www.neanderthal.de Admission: Adults — 9 Euro, Children ages 6-16 — 5.50E, group and student rates availableHours: Tues-Sun 1000-1800; Closed on Mondays except Easter and Whit Monday. Closed also 24, 25, and 31 December. Review:“Really interesting. It traces humanity from the Neanderthal (several […]
Caveat: I love zoos and aquariums and I’ve been to a lot of them. In Oklahoma we had a zoo membership and some weeks we’d go 5 days of 7. So, in some respects, I’m critical. I know what to expect. In others, I’m not. I love critters and fish and if there are critters, […]