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A perfect day in Berlin Friedrichshain

When I first visited our beloved city, before even considering moving here, the first place I fell in love with was Friedrichshain. The busy streets around Boxhagener Platz, the historical Karl-Marx/Frankfurter Allee, the RAW Gelände… A typical touristic stroll, which now feels like not even scratching the surface of this interesting and always

A perfect day in Berlin Wedding

If people only have a few days to spend in Berlin, chances are they don’t make it to Wedding. But if you’ve lived in the city for any amount of time and haven’t explored that far north of the Ringbahn, you’re seriously missing out. Here’s a local’s take on spending a perfect day in Berlin Wedding. Coffee first. Cafe Pförtner is

Rainy days in Berlin – What to do?

As Berliners love to remind us that the weather in Berlin can be quite temperamental (even during summer). And I have to admit, they are not completely wrong. However, just because the weather might be crappy it does not mean you have to stay put. What to do in Berlin when it rains? I came up with a  shortlist of activities plus my personal

Typical German food – Berlin’s true local dishes

So you are in Berlin and you obviously would like to try typical German food. Personally I think that eating a people’s food is one of the most fun ways to get acquainted with its culture. Typical German/Austrian food classics are great, but I think you should consider starting with the true local dishes. That said, it is sometimes hard to

Yafo Israeli Restaurant & Bar – lively, busy, fun and delicious

My foodie friends (the fun ones) are all about this place. I decided to come here one night after drinking a few beers at Kaschk and realizing I needed food before I got drunk. Very “spontan”. Best decision of the month! LOL. Yafo Israeli Gastro Bar is the kind of restaurant I love. Lively, friendly, busy, fun and delicious. I

Be Coffee My Friend – Vegetarian Restaurant

Be Coffee my Friend is a welcome new addition to the Berlin vegetarian restaurant/gastro-café scene. To get here, take the S-Bahn to  Yorckstrasse  Station (U7) and walk about 5 minutes. The 300-meter walk towards “Be Coffee My Friend” takes you through the cool old iron columns of the old track bridges (Yorckbrücken – now
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