September 2015

German Unity Day Street Party

Berlin has no shortage of street festivals and events. All year long. However, the GERMAN UNITY DAY STREET PARTY (Tag der Deutsche Einheit) is certainly one of the most exciting. The German Parliament building, the Reichstag. It is a  three day family friendly festival around the Brandenburg Gate and Strasse des 17. Juni. Various stages, live

Industry Standard – delicious restaurant in Neukölln

Photo from Industry Standard’s Facebook Page (THIS RESTAURANT HAS RECENTLY CLOSED FOR “RENNOVATIONS” – Word has it it might not reopen – visit their website for any updates). Industry Standard is one of the hot places to eat and have a good time with friends. It is located in the most exciting and funky neighbourhood

Best Carrot Cake in Berlin

We must admit. We are addicted to carrot cake. Whenever we visit a coffee shop in Berlin, we hope they have a carrot cake on offer. And although most of them will have some sort of cake on offer, there are only a few that serve absolutely delicious carrot cake. If, like us, you also appreciate this yummy cake sort. We say: Cut to the chase and go

Berlin’s enchanting Christmas Markets

DISCOVERING BERLIN’S ENCHANTING CHRISTMAS MARKETS is certainly one of the highlight activities of the year. From the last weekend in November until right after Christmas the city is “inundated” with some of the most magical and chanting Christmas markets. In fact, there are more than 60 of those throughout the city. Locals gather

Ushido – Have you ever had Japanese Barbecue?

When our friends invited us to this new Japanese place in a lovely street in Prenzlauer Berg, we were a little suspicious. What does Japanese Barbecue even mean? Initially I thought it would a version of Yakitori (Japanese skewers). I was completely wrong. Ushido Japanese Barbecue is a new concept to Berlin and possibly to many people living here.

Zenkichi Berlin – Modern Japanese Brasserie

We are super excited to report. Finally there is a Japanese restaurant in Berlin that we can be totally proud of: ZENKICHI MODERN JAPANESE BRASSERIE.  Let me try to explain. Let’s start with the unlikely location. Zenkichi is located on a cross street from Friedrichstrasse a few steps from the Oranienburger Tor (U6) or
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