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The Fall of the Berlin Wall – 30 Year Anniversary

The Fall of the Berlin Wall – 30 Year Anniversary There are certain events that will always stay engrained in your memory as vividly as if they had happened yesterday. Kennedy’s assassination, 9-11, or the Fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989 – 30 years ago.  I grew up in Germany and was …

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Shopping in Berlin – A Local’s Guide

Shopping in Berlin: A Local’s Guide Style-wise, Berliners pride themselves on their idiosyncratic sense of liberality and urban cool. Fluid, individual and no-nonsense, a common Berlin ‘uniform’ is notorious for its embrace of anything black, shapeless and street-chic. However, you’d be foolish to think the city’s shopping options end there. Broad-minded and tolerant, there is …

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Berlin’s Kreuzberg and Kreuzkölln: a Good Food, Drink & Coffee Guide

Cafes, bars and restaurants continue to sprout out of Berlin’s gentrifying neighbourhoods like spargel in the summertime. Kreuzkölln, the apex of gritty Kreuzberg and Neukölln, and its surrounds, remain a lure for Berlin’s flock of international émigrés, students and creatives. It’s no secret that the borough offers some of the best and cheapest options in …

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German Christmas Markets: A World of Christmas Magic

During the Holidays, Germany reveals its most magical side. More than 2,500 German Christmas markets invite you to share in the joy of the Christmas season and enter into Germany’s festive spirit. If you want to enjoy these enchanting markets, you will need to plan ahead. In October and even sooner, tour companies roll out …

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