Design Shanghai was a lot easier to get to, I only had to take the Fast Train from Wuxi to Shanghai
Took a flight from Barcelona to Düsseldorf as it was a direct flight. Took the rental car to Cologne. There seems to be a lot more direct flights to Düsseldorf than direct to Cologne.
Stayed in an AirBNB in the Deutz area of Cologne, not far from Lanxess Arena and within walking distance of the Koelnmesse Exhibition Centre. It was a good area, Köln Arcaden a decent shopping centre close-by, lots of food shops and restaurants as well.
Feria Hábitat Valencia is normally held in the middle of September in the gorgeous city of Valencia. September is a wonderful time to visit Valencia the weather is wonderful one day and excellent the next day. Feria Hábitat the trade show is operated by International Exhibition Fair of Valencia a Spanish non profit institution. It is held at the Feria Valencia institutional exhibition centre
We landed at Milano Malpensa Airport the plane was late arriving, as were a couple of other planes. Malpensa Security had 3 guards at that time to deal with several hundred people. As you can expect this took quite some time. Finally got through the security after a couple hours only to find most of the Airport shuts at 12 midnight. Our Rental car company was shut. So
We are heading to the internationally renown "The International Furniture and Interiors Fair" more commonly known as IMM Cologne held at the Koelnmesse Exhibition Centre which is in Cologne (Köln) Germany and run by Koelnmesse GmbH.
Arrived in Düsseldorf Airport you might wonder why Düsseldorf? Firstly it was a direct flight from Glasgow and flights to Cologne (Köln) were all either one or two stopovers. Secondly Düsseldorf is basically only a 40 minute drive to Cologne.