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Berlin highlights in 2019

As if there weren’t enough to do during the year in Berlin, with traditional events, like the transmediale/CTM Festival, Berlinale, the Carnival of Cultures, Gallery Weekend, Christopher Street Day (Gay Pride), Tanz im August, the Long Nights of Museums and Berlin Art Week, among many, many others, 2019 has three very special events

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

The most beautiful public Christmas trees in Berlin – 2018

Christmas time is truly upon us and it’s almost impossible not to be touched by the Christmassy vibes in Berlin! And a Christmas tree is undoubtedly one of the most recognizable signs of the Christmas season! Though German tradition dictates that Christmas trees be put up quite late, on Christmas Eve (December 24th), for several years now,

Berlin’s Best Christmas Markets – 2018 edition

From the last weekend in November until right after Christmas the city is “inundated” with some of the most magical and enchanting Christmas markets. In fact, there are more than 60 of those throughout the city. Locals gather together to celebrate and get cozy while drinking mulled wine, beer and eating some of the most yummy German

Discovering how Berliners used to live in the past: 5 house museums in Berlin

Have you ever wondered how people used to live in Berlin in the past? To satisfy your curiosity, we selected five house museums where you can travel back in time and discover different Berliner living conditions. This list features restored homes that span from the early 18th century down to the last days of the German Democratic Republic era!

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
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