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My favorite Restaurants in Berlin right now

First, a disclaimer: This is a list of my favorite restaurants in Berlin right now. I am sure there are a million other great restaurants that are worth a visit. My goal with this article is to give you a shortlist of where I like to eat these days. These restaurants have proven to deliver delicious food and satisfying experience, CONSISTENTLY.

Berlin’s tourist traps and how to avoid them

Cool, amazing, cheap, creative, diverse, unforgettable… All these adjectives can certainly be used to qualify how vibrant and exciting a visit or a long stay in Berlin can be. The German capital has countless attractions, sights and landmarks to keep you busy any time of the year. However, like in every big city, some places can be real

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,

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

Things to do in Berlin this Fall

The transition from the shining Summer sun to the grey skies of Winter marks the end of the outdoor fun. But not in Berlin! Even though the temperature cools down quite a bit and the days get shorter, in Autumn, the warm colors of the changing season invite everybody to go outside and enjoy the melancholic yet beautiful atmosphere. Do not go on
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