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Berlinale 2019: plan your film festival

It’s definitely one of the most highly anticipated times of the year. The Berlinale (Berlin Film Festival) kicks off on February 7th, just in time to warm us up in the middle of the winter! Photo from Berlinale’s website The Berlinale is a veritable feast for all cinephiles. In addition to uniting movie addicts from all over the world,

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 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 alternative Christmas markets

The past couple of years have seen a surge of “specialty” Christmas markets and they range in theme from Latin, design, Japanese, vegan… You name it! These variations, though fun, tend to feel less “Christmassy” than the more traditional ones, but they’re perfect for those who are not entirely into the Christmas season. But keep in

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!
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