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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 public transport guide – Getting around town

5,300 Km of roads, 1,700 bridges, 473 Km of rail tracks, 180 Km of navigable waterways, 120 Km of tram lines and 73 Km of motorways, distributed in a 891.7 Km2 area. Berlin has more bridges than Venice and more waterways than Amsterdam, Stockholm and Venice combined! But don’t panic: The Berlin public transport infrastructure is comprehensive,

Things to do in Berlin this Fall

The transition from the shining Summer sun to the grey skies of Winter marks the end of the outdoor fun. But not in Berlin! Even though the temperature cools down quite a bit and the days get shorter, in Autumn, the warm colors of the changing season invite everybody to go outside and enjoy the melancholic yet beautiful atmosphere. Do not go on

Berlin Art Week 2017 Guide

Berlin is about to become an art-lover’s paradise! It’s time for Berlin Art Week again. This year this global highlight of the contemporary art calendar will happen from September 13th through the 17th. Installation View, 2016 abc ; Foto: Stefan Korte During this time, Berlin will host exhibition openings, fairs, prize award

Berlin Architecture Spotlight – Bruno Taut

Berlin and architecture is a love and, sometimes, hate affair. Just a stroll around the city proves the point. Cranes and pipes are almost everywhere, showing that Berlin is still “under construction”. After being defeated in two World Wars and divided by a wall, open spaces are now occupied by new and modern constructions. Many of

Berlin best beer garden guide – summer 2017

Berlin best beer garden guide for the summer of 2017 is out! We know…we know…there are a thousand “BEER GARDEN GUIDES” around. It does seem fitting, though, that we let you know what are our shortlist of favourite ones (every year). We always keep our lists short. Not because there aren’t a million options (there
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