Kiruna, Sweden

Kiruna's town hall, situated in the city center, has a clock tower made of iron.

Kiruna, the famous town far up north at the polar circle! What the North Sea oil is for Norway, is the Kiruna iron mine for Sweden. Kiruna is a mining town by heart, with an intricate social structure. The town [...]

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Zürich / Zurich, Switzerland

The River of Zurich

Zurich is well connected and could be reached by flight, train or car in a timely manner. The ETH Zurich as well as the IBM laboratories are regularly hosting meetings in the city were bankers have the power to rule the whole world.

What to do

Go downtown and get inspired by [...]

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Finse, Norway

Researchers lounging on the Finse 1222 balcony during a seminar break.

Have you been on a seminar that has no roads leading to the place? Finse is a small village in the middle of the Norwegian mountains. It was build as a worker camp under the construction of the Oslo-Bergen railway line, which left the [...]

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Bruxelles - Brussels - Brüssel

The Atomium and the botanical gardens in its neighborhood are well worth using a few hours of spare time. The taxi ride over to the airport is short.

For a researcher, certainly the EU commission’s concrete blocks and cash-only caféterias are always a journey to both the wealth of funding, the wrath of project review, [...]

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Cologne

Where to stay:

Cologne Cathedral

4 Points Sheraton: This hotel is right next to the central train station and the dome. It is reasonable priced and the breakfast ist decent.

What to do:

Things to see:

Cologne Cathedral

Events in Cologne:

Kölner Lichter
Karneval
1. FC Köln

Getting around

Where to eat

There are several notorious local specialties. For example the “Rheinische Sauerbraten” [...]

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