Kreuzberg

The Landwehr Canal All Year Round

The Landwehr Canal is an iconic 10 kilometre-or-so stretch of water that cuts through the heart of Berlin. It flows through the Tiergarten, most of Kreuzberg, skirting Neukölln and finally re-joining the Spree in Friedrichshain. Every Berliner has a fond memory from this special canal, and its long, luxurious banks can be enjoyed all year round.

La Lucha – Modern Mexican Restaurant on “The Canal”

The Mexican food scene in Berlin has, for the longest time, been a hit and miss game. And we’ve had fun, delicious as well as disastrous meals in many Mexican restaurants around town. Consistency is still one of the biggest problems. One day they are great. The next…not so much. I truly hope that the new “kid on the block”

6 Best budget hotels in Berlin

There is nothing like staying at very cool and accessible hotels when traveling. And Berlin offers quite a few options combining cool design, great location, fun vibes and prices that will not break your bank. This is our first article about “Accommodations in Berlin” and we feel it is exactly the right kind of tip we would like to

Restaurants in Berlin – Fine dining and Michelin Stars

A few years back, fine dining in Berlin was reduced to only a couple of notable options. The “fancy” Berlin restaurant scene, however, has significant evolved since then. So much so that Berlin now has the highest number of Michelin Starred restaurants in Germany. Fine, having a Michelin star is not everything and it also does not mean

Best Berlin Sunset Spots

Berlin is not really known for having the best weather. With only 1,800 sunshine hours per year (just to compare, Lisbon has 2,800 hours/year), cloudy is the default annual weather condition. That’s why we are delighted when the Sun honors us with its presence. When clouds are gone and the sun shines, everybody gets out to enjoy it. Even in the

Who designs Berlin – “Marin et Marine”

A couple of weeks ago we met with Berlin designers Caroline and Valerie, founders of the colorful bag label “Marin et Marine”, in their new studio on Reichenbergerstrasse. Having desperately been looking for a beautiful yet functional and sustainable bag, they decided to take matters into their own hands and to start their own label in 2013.
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