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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

Gallery Weekend 2019: 5 must-see art shows

The last weekend of April is one of the most awaited for the art lovers: it’s time for the Gallery Weekend! From April 25th through the 28th, institutions, galleries, artists, collectors and other project spaces collaborate to create one of the most exciting art events of the year in Berlin. There is just so much going on that you need a

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

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,
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