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Hohenschönhausen, the “Stasi Prison”

I had been living in Berlin for well over a month and had seen most of the tourist hot spots. When two friends were coming to visit from Bonn, I struggled to think of what we could do that I hadn’t seen already. As I was contemplating how to fill a rainy afternoon in Berlin, my friend suggested a tour of Hohenschönhausen Museum and Memorial. I

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

Best co-working spaces in Berlin

You may have heard that Berlin is one of THE best startup hubs in the world. In fact, a new startup is founded every 20 minutes here, incredible. The city is also home to many freelancers and creatives, attracting artists and writers from all over the world. In a city where everything is possible, a place where these bright minds can create, grow

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

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,

Abandoned Berlin – street art spy station

There’s no shortage of things to do in Berlin, true. But sometimes it’s nice to get out of the city. If you’re feeling particularly energetic and fancy a bit of “nature with an edge”, then you should definitely make the trip to Teufelsberg, the abandoned Berlin street art spy station. Not only will you get to experience a bit of
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