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Best places to view the fall foliage in Berlin

The climate in Berlin holds pleasures for all seasons. In the winter, the barren trees reveal the beautiful façades hidden during the verdant months. Then comes spring and, with it, the colors, the blossoms and the longer days, which grow shorter in the summer, when people can cool off in one of the many lakes in and around the city. Krumme Lanke

The Brutalist architecture in Berlin

After World War II, which laid waste to major areas of Germany – especially in its capital Berlin – architecture found fertile ground for the implementation of new concepts and techniques, and the use of new materials in attempts to predict the future. Architects, especially in the former West Germany, debated whether they should rebuild the

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

Berlin Tempelhof Airport – Impressive and Deactivated

If you’ve lived in Berlin long enough, you’ve no doubt been to Tempelhofer Feld – a sprawling public park that’s especially popular in the summer and a ‘must-see’ spot in the city.  But what about that huge building on the horizon? This striking display of architecture is a symbol of Berlin’s eventful history, otherwise known as
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