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Private tour guide Thorsten

Thorsten K.

Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

Being born in 1977, my early travels brought me foremost into Southern Europe.

Travelling became my early passion (which it still is), so my professional career had to be related to discovering the world. This dream became true! In the 2000s, after my tourism studies and first travel experiences in the US and in Canada, I established a media office and started as a freelance journalist specialized in travel and tourism. To date I have been travelling to more than 45 countries worldwide, always learning about and from great people while listening to their stories, about their cultural backrounds and about the places they live.
Although many of my travel reports take place in foreign countries, Germany and Rhine Valley where I was born have always been more than a homebase. For me this region is home! Not only the city of Bonn that was Germanys capital city from 1949 on and remained the center of German policy until 1999. Bonn, the place I am living, has always been a place of history. . . It is the birthplace of the iconic composer Ludwig van Beethoven whose 250th anniversary we will celebrate in 2020. It was the place, where German chancellor Konrad Adenauer and French president Charles de Gaulle laid the foundation for modern European Union. And still today Bonn is a place for international and intercultural exchange being Germanys United Nations capital. But Bonn offers much more than that: Beautiful surroundings like Rhine river and our neighbouring cities Cologne and Düsseldorf with their local brewing traditions. The low mountain ranges of Siebengebirge and Eifel that are amazing places for hiking and biking. Ahr valley, the northernmost red wine growing area within Europe. The famous Nürburgring Formula 1 motor circuit that British Formula 1 World Champion Jackie Stewart once called "The Green Hell". Only a few places that are worth being discovered by you.
So why did I decide to offer my service as a local tour guide in my home region to you? Well, there is one particular thing that unites us: It's our passion, our passion for travelling. Travel journalism is about the passion for travelling. It is about finding great people, great places, great stories all around the world, making them public and sharing them with readers. Tour guiding in my home region again is exactly the same, but right the opposite as well: It's about finding great people, great places, great stories and making them public. To passionate travellers - to you - who come and show your passion for travelling when visiting my home region. This is what I am inviting you to do. . . I hope to see you soon on one of my guided tours.

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Private tour guide Thorsten

Bonn in 90 minutes

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A first glimpse into Germany's former capital city

138 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

1 hour 30 min.

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Bonn City & Beethoven Walking Tour

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Columns, chocolate & composers

217 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

2 hours 30 min.

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Bonn Capital & City Tour

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Policy for Germany and Europe

472 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

5 hours 30 min.

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Adenauer Home & Drachenfels excursion

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Visiting Germanys' first Chancellor's homeplace and discovering the,...

515 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

5 hours

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Ahr Valley Red Wine Hiking

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Walking the Red Wine Hiking Trail

794 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

9 hours

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