Imke Feist Stadtfrüchtchen Bonn, © Tourismus NRW e.V., Ralph Sondermann

Discover new stories from #visitNRW!

Get to know the special stories of exceptional people from North Rhine-Westphalia. Because they are what makes #DeinNRW so unique. We have already visited lots of personalities from the state on your behalf, including a Köbes (Cologne waiter), a fashion designer and a real ranger.

The story of Jörg Albrecht from the Münsterland was recently added: The graduate hipster swapped the capital city for his home state. He gives us an insight into his ideas and visions – because he wants to turn the famous Burg Hülshoff castle in Havixbeck into a modern location for the cultural scene.

Curious? Come on a tour of discovery with us right now!

Unique People from NRW

Dis­cov­er North Rhine-West­phalia and its people!

Timo - ne echt kölsche Köbes, © Ralph Sondermann, Tourismus NRW e.V.

A real "Köbes"

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Nina Braun - die einzige Frau, die in NRW als Rangerin arbeitet., © Ralph Sondermann, Tourismus NRW e.V.

In an­oth­er World

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Marion Strehlow arbeitet an ihrem Nähtisch., © Ralph Sondermann, Tourismus NRW e.V.

At Home at the Atelier

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Marcel Schmitz at his ice cream parlor, the Oecher Eis-Treff in Aachener, © Ralph Sondermann, Tourismus NRW

Mar­cel Schmitz - an ori­gin­al "Oech­er"

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Blick von der Lambertikirche auf den Prinzipalmarkt in Münster, © Ralph Sondermann, Tourismus NRW e.V.

300 steps to hap­pi­ness

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Dr. Jörg Albrecht - Gründungsdirektor und künstlerischer Leiter des „Center for Literature“, © Ralph Sondermann, Tourismus NRW e.V.

Jörg Al­brecht - City, Land, Castle

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Olivier Kruschinski auf Ernst Kuzorras Stammplatz im Vereinsheim, © Ralph Sondermann, Tourismus NRW e.V.

In Schalke, for Schalke

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