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Berlin’s tourist traps and how to avoid them

Cool, amazing, cheap, creative, diverse, unforgettable… All these adjectives can certainly be used to qualify how vibrant and exciting a visit or a long stay in Berlin can be. The German capital has countless attractions, sights and landmarks to keep you busy any time of the year. However, like in every big city, some places can be real

Berlin Street Guides – Ryckestraße in Prenzlauer Berg

We love Berlin’s unique neighbourhoods – there are so many interesting streets to explore across the city. One of our favourites is Rykestraße, a wide, tree-lined street in Berlin’s Prenzlauer district. Not only is this street FULL of things to keep you busy should you find yourself hungry or wanting to do a bit of shopping, it also has

Südblock – the Berliner queer bar for all

Südblock is undoubtedly one of the most important queer spaces in Berlin. Right at Kottbusser Tor (Kotti for the locals), this café, bar and party venue is a real Kreuzberg experience, with all the diversity that makes this Berliner neighborhood so unique and exciting. Quizz night at Südblock. Photo from Südblock’s Facebook Feed. We dare

Berlin Friedrichshain – Boxhagener Platz Guide

Boxhagener Platz (aka Boxi) is a fairly large square that has become the heart of Friedrichshain, due to the many shops, restaurants, and cafés around it. It also helps that it has a wonderful food market every Wednesday and Saturday, as well as a nice flea market every Sunday. Lots of people live in the area, so it can, at times,  feel very

Best bookstore/café combinations in Berlin

Behind its rough, grizzled exterior, Berlin is really a city of students and book nerds at heart. As the weather gets colder and it gets time to move inside from the parks and spaeti benches, check out our recommendations for the best bookstore/café combinations in Berlin.   Handbestand This unpretentious café in Prenzlauer Berg is just a

Berlin neighborhood guide – Brunnenstrasse

Brunnenstrasse can be considered the b-side of Torstrasse and, together with this main boulevard, is one of the coolest areas in Mitte. The 2.3 Km long road begins at Rosenthaler Platz and ends at the S- and U-Bahn station Gesundbrunnen, from where the street got its name. We love it so much that we decided it was time for a comprehensive
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