Coffee & Tea

Best tea houses and tea shops in Berlin

We all know that the coffee game is strong in Berlin. The third wave craft coffee scene doesn’t stop developing, with newcomers and established cafés opening second, third addresses – and even their own roasteries. Coffee lovers are certainly delighted with the variety of good quality places they can find in Berlin. But what about tea

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

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

Restaurants and bars around Potsdamer Platz

Everyone I know has a bit of a problem when it comes to finding good places to eat and drink around Berlin’s most iconic places. Partly because the assumption is: if it is a place where tourists go, the food and drink options must be generic and have no soul. Well, I am taking up the challenge and proposing that you can find great places for
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