Wildgehege, Kehr, Göttingen

It is one of the things people from Göttingen, Germany love to do on weekends: have a walk at the Kehr within the woods belonging to the city. There you will find deer and wild boars in two separate areas, you can buy some animal feed and take a round course which is approximately three kilometers long. Also a nice walk with children.

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Café del Sol

Cafe Del Sol, Kassel

It is a coffee bar and restaurant chain I always had ignored in the past: the Cafe Del Sol. They offer good breakfast, typical drinks and nice food. The restaurant architecture follows the design of southern US-American ranches. And they are always placed near motorways – that is why a passionate user of public transport like me never got close to them.

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Groner Kirmes

Bounty, Groner Kirmes, Grone, Göttingen

Whether or not you like the German Kirmes tradition or not depends on where you grew up. It is quite typical for villages and as I was always living in a city it wasn’t common for me. It typically consists of a fun fair, concerts, a procession of the local associations and bands as well as a breakfast with lots of alcohol in a tent. Continue reading “Groner Kirmes”

Pinke Kuh

Eisdiele Pinke Kuh, Grone, Göttingen

The most unexpected ice cream parlor ever. The Eisdiele Pinke Kuh is located between two industrial zones in the city quarter Grone of Göttingen, Germany and is integrated into a tree nursery. If you find your way here you can discover nice flavors of ice cream and they also got vegan sorts. Continue reading “Pinke Kuh”


Wilhelmsplatz, Göttingen

The Wilhelmsplatz is a central place in Göttingen, Germany with nice green areas. It is named after emperor Wilhelm I. and a statue of him is standing there. The place is surrounded by important buildings of the Georg-August-Universität: management offices, the Aula am Wilhelmsplatz used for academic events (and also containing the former student jail) and on the other side the old student restaurant can be found.

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Aula & jail

Aula am Wilhelmsplatz, Göttingen

The Aula am Wilhelmsplatz is the representative building of the Georg-August-Universität at Göttingen, Germany. It is located in the city center at the Wilhelmsplatz and contains offices of the management of the university and a giant representative hall for events. The building was designed by Otto Praël and was opened in 1837. It was sponsored by king Wilhelm IV. for the 100th anniversary of the university.

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