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The top 3 can’t-miss Austrian pastries in Berlin

Austria has a long – and delicious – tradition of patisseries that spread all over the world the last few centuries. Austrian sweets were influenced by Central European cuisine under the former Austro-Hungarian Empire. Many believe that the proximity to the Ottoman Empire, with its unfailing sweet tooth, is what gave the Austrian

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 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,

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’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
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