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Berlin’s cherry blossoms – best spots 2019

Berlin is blooming again! And if you are in Berlin in early spring (the timing of the blossom is uncertain every year) we highly recommend you spend at least half a day enjoying its cherry blossoms. Yes, Berlin has quite a few places where you can enjoy this very short spectacle of nature. As you walk through the streets you will certainly bump

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 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,

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

Berlin Festival of Lights 2017

It’s that time of the year again!! Every year, in October, Berlin transforms itself in an amazing giant 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

Berlin Art Week 2017 Guide

Berlin is about to become an art-lover’s paradise! It’s time for Berlin Art Week again. This year this global highlight of the contemporary art calendar will happen from September 13th through the 17th. Installation View, 2016 abc ; Foto: Stefan Korte During this time, Berlin will host exhibition openings, fairs, prize award
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