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The greatest Socialist realist murals in Berlin 

During the days of the German Democratic Republic – GDR, from the late 1940s until 1989, the official form of art was known as Socialist realism. Intended to represent everyday life under Socialism, it portrayed the benefits of living and working in East Germany. Developed in the early 1920s, Socialist realism is a style of idealized

Discovering tomorrow’s food trends today with METRO at CHEFDAYS

Berlin has been renowned for the variety and avant-garde character of its food scene. Just think of the third wave coffee and vegan options that can be found in the German capital. And it keeps growing  every year. So what better place to begin our discovery of the latest food trends than a culinary arts fair with masterclasses led by starred

Berlin above 30 degrees: How to stay cool

This current summer has made even the biggest sandal hater start wearing open-toe footwear! It has been exceptionally hot and, besides that sweat trickling down our spine (icks!), all we want is to make the most of it!  However, when the temperatures skyrocket in Berlin, the heat becomes unbearable, and, unfortunately, just a few places are

Best Berlin open air party locations

After a long and cold winter, we LOVE it when spring and summer arrive. As some cynic Germans say, either the open air season arrived too late, or it’s too short. Therefore, nothing better to do than enjoy the warm days and nights outdoors. And here in Berlin we do it better than most! As if there were not enough party options in Berlin, in

Best rooftop bars in Berlin

It feels like summer has arrived and Berlin does summer vibes like no other! Do not listen to the grumpies…it does get sunny and warm! We love soaking up the sun, drinking a few cocktails, people watching and feeling the great city vibes. And we are happy that we can pick and choose from quite a few great rooftop bar options (depending on

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.
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