Category archives: Ruhr District

5 reasons to go to... the Ruhrgebiet

Having lived in Dortmund for over 6 years before moving to Berlin, I have lots to say about one of my favourite parts of Germany: The Ruhr District. Or as the Germans say "Ruhrpott", which is just one of many names for our country's largest industrial area. When people think of this place, they tend to attribute the Ruhrgebiet with mostly underground mining,[...]