By Nicola Rae
It isn’t hard to become absolutely enamored with Germany. Who wouldn’t love a country with a tradition of Kaffee und Kuchen (or afternoon coffee and cake)? Cologne just happens to be one of most notoriously friendly German cities.
During my six week house sit in Cologne, I taught English online with VIPKID, bought four dozen kiwis from the local market because German is hard, and gorged on fresh bread because I have zero self control and I can’t walk past a bakery without trying something new. "Just a small slice, please, I have six more bakeries to pass on my walk home..."