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Best under-the-radar live music bars in Berlin

Berlin is a city of dance clubs. When searching for a quality musical experience, most in-the-know types will recommend one of the city’s premiere techno or electro venues for a banging night out. However, that’s not to say that you can’t find amazing Berliner live music venues that cater to everything from free jazz to hardcore punk to

Berlin Neighborhood Guide – Graefestrasse

Graefestrasse is definitely one of the coolest streets in Kreuzberg. In a south-westerly direction, from the Planufer, on Landwehrkanal, to one of the entrances of the Hasenheide park, the almost 1 Km length road is the address of a plethora of small shops, bars, cafés and restaurants. It also gives its name to the neighborhood Graefekiez,

La Lucha – Modern Mexican Restaurant on “The Canal”

The Mexican food scene in Berlin has, for the longest time, been a hit and miss game. And we’ve had fun, delicious as well as disastrous meals in many Mexican restaurants around town. Consistency is still one of the biggest problems. One day they are great. The next…not so much. I truly hope that the new “kid on the block”

A perfect day in Berlin – Neukölln

Neukölln is one of Berlin’s busiest neighbourhoods and it’s a must-see for the culture, vibe, food, bars, and some unexpectedly great things to see and do. Enjoy our tips on how to spend the perfect day in Berlin Neukölln with a walk or slow bike ride around this happening area. Start at U-Bhf Schönleinstraße and aim for Maybachufer along

A perfect day in Berlin Friedrichshain

When I first visited our beloved city, before even considering moving here, the first place I fell in love with was Friedrichshain. The busy streets around Boxhagener Platz, the historical Karl-Marx/Frankfurter Allee, the RAW Gelände… A typical touristic stroll, which now feels like not even scratching the surface of this interesting and always

Best Berlin Sunset Spots

Berlin is not really known for having the best weather. With only 1,800 sunshine hours per year (just to compare, Lisbon has 2,800 hours/year), cloudy is the default annual weather condition. That’s why we are delighted when the Sun honors us with its presence. When clouds are gone and the sun shines, everybody gets out to enjoy it. Even in the
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