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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!

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

Dimitri Hegemann, techno and the clubbing scene in Berlin

We dare say that Berlin and techno were made for each other. The many abandoned buildings left to rot after the fall of the Berlin Wall served as the perfect “raw material” for unique club venues where techno was the music to dance to. That’s why we were thrilled when our partner Telekom Electronic Beats invited us to collaborate, giving you

Biking and walking routes: explore the beauty of Dahlem

Dahlem has always been one of Berlin’s most exclusive districts. Berliners like to say that Dahlem’s population doubles during the day thanks to the flow of students to the main campus of the Frei Universität, the Free University of Berlin. A house in Dahlem Located in the somehow underrated southwestern section of Berlin, this former
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