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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’s tourist traps and how to avoid them

Cool, amazing, cheap, creative, diverse, unforgettable… All these adjectives can certainly be used to qualify how vibrant and exciting a visit or a long stay in Berlin can be. The German capital has countless attractions, sights and landmarks to keep you busy any time of the year. However, like in every big city, some places can be real

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 best beer garden guide 2018

Berlin best beer garden guide for the spring/summer of 2018 is out! We know…we know…there are a thousand “BEER GARDEN GUIDES” around. It does seem fitting, though, that we let you know what are our shortlist of favourite ones (every year). We always keep our lists short. Not because there aren’t a million options

Berlin best Christmas Markets Guide

BERLIN BEST CHRISTMAS MARKETS GUIDE – 2016 is certainly one of the highlights of the year. 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
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