Charlottenburg

Berlin Festival of Lights

Every year, in October, Berlin transforms itself in an amazing art lighting installation. During the Berlin Festival of Lights the city’s famous landmarks, monuments and squares receive beautiful and dynamic lighting installations/projections that take everyone’s breath away. Photo from FOL’s Website The insanely cool projects

Madame Ngo Vietnamese Restaurant

For the longest time Kanntrasse in Charlottenburg has been known as Berlin’s little “China town”. At least when it comes to food options. We have personally had great mealsin this area since we moved to Berlin and have enjoyed watching its food scene florish. We are happy to report that MADAME NGO VIETNAMESE CUISINE is a new and

Best Parks in Berlin – Top 10

We are obsessed about Berlin Parks. Visiting and enjoying the BEST PARKS BERLIN is key to understanding how this city works. You know Berlin is super green, right? We are always surprised when we talk to people that have visited Berlin and have not realised how green this city is. Yes, they can usually name “Tiergarten” (the

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

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

DOLORES CALIFORNIA BURRITOS

Dolores California Burritos has been, for a long time, the go-to burrito place for most expats in the city. In a city like Berlin, where a great Mexican meal is still hard to come by, we do feel some comfort in knowing that we can count on Dolores and a couple of other places to satisfy our Mexican/Tex-Mex cravings. Dolores is centrally located
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