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Berlin above 30 degrees: How to stay cool

This current summer has made even the biggest sandal hater start wearing open-toe footwear! It has been exceptionally hot and, besides that sweat trickling down our spine (icks!), all we want is to make the most of it!  However, when the temperatures skyrocket in Berlin, the heat becomes unbearable, and, unfortunately, just a few places are

Berlin Tempelhof Airport – Impressive and Deactivated

If you’ve lived in Berlin long enough, you’ve no doubt been to Tempelhofer Feld – a sprawling public park that’s especially popular in the summer and a ‘must-see’ spot in the city.  But what about that huge building on the horizon? This striking display of architecture is a symbol of Berlin’s eventful history, otherwise known as

Neighborhood Guides – Berlin City West

City West is booming again. The surroundings of Tauentzienstrasse – and its extension Kurfürstendamm – are having a 3rd rebirth. The area started developing in the Wilhelmine era, when it was not yet part of Berlin, after the construction of the train station at the Zoological Garden, which helped Berlin expand its boundaries to the

Best lakes in and around Berlin

Berlin and its surrounding state of Brandenburg can be also called “the land of 3,000 lakes”. With more than 30,000 Kilometers of waterways, the area is the largest water landscape in Germany and, together with the northern state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, forms the largest closed inland water system in Europe. It is definitely enough

Artsy things to do in Berlin for first-timers

By now you are in love with Berlin, right? You explored some of the classic sights, enjoyed the city like a local. And guess what? I planned a day with some of my favorite art spaces in Berlin so you can spend your day in awe. You enjoy art, right? Otherwise please check some of my tips for other types of things to do in Berlin. Here! As I am not

Top things to do in Berlin for first-timers

I get this question a lot. “It is my first time in the city. What are the top things to do in Berlin?”. Followed by: “Where should I visit? and What and where should I eat?”. So I decided to break it down to you. And to be honest, I believe this short list of things to do can probably be used by some people that have been
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