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Berlin Horizontal
Berlin Horizontal

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Looking for the latest way to discover Berlin? Want to step away from the same old Berlin tours, the 100 bus line – or perhaps you’ve maxed out your audio, visual, gamingand even beer-biking sightseeing excursions? Well, Horizontal Berlin may yet provide the answer. A little while ago in Prenzlauer Berg (north of Miniloft), an advertising...

Monsterkabinett
Monsterkabinett

Friday, November 6, 2015

As the evenings begin to draw in and the streets become dark and still, creepy things begin to stir. In a basement, a short walk from Hackescher Markt, a curious group of creatures has assembled and is waiting for your visit. The Monsterkabinett on Rosenthaler Strasse is a collection of gruesome yet somehow cute creatures, brought into being by...

Calendar of Events in Berlin
Calendar of Events in Berlin

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

There is always something happening in Berlin. Here you find a list of the most important yearly events per month. *Check the websites for more information and the specific dates January Berliner Neujahrslauf (New Year's race)For those who want to start the year running. It is a 4 kms. race on the 1st of January Berlin Fashion weekHeld twice...

What to do in Berlin: Tips for all kinds of visitors
What to do in Berlin: Tips for all kinds of visitors

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Berlin is a big city with a wide variety of things to do and places to visit for any kind of person. Sometimes, these things are not so obvious so, we have created a list of tips of interesting things depending on the kind of visitor you are. *Please, check every website for further information. The prices and times here could not be updated....

Nordbahnhof
Nordbahnhof

Thursday, October 1, 2015

These days Nordbahnhof is an odd part of town. It seems to just host an S Bahn station, a tram stop and a shiny Deutsche Bahn office. A closer look and a look back into the past highlight what a fascinating part of town this actually is. The inauspiciously named Nordbahnhof (North Station) was originally a huge and grand terminus station called...

Getting high in Berlin
Getting high in Berlin

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Berlin is a very flat city. This makes it ideal for walking and cycling, but it does mean it lacks the long views you would find in say Greenwich Park in London or from the Sacré-Cœur in Paris. There is something very human about wanting to rise up above the ground in a city and take a look around. Well, where there's a will there's a way. Here...

Hauptstadt Trip city tours
Hauptstadt Trip city tours

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

A chance street encounter with Markus Wiehler and his trusty Trabant led to one of the undisputed highlights of our family's trip to Berlin. A talented acrobat, who defected from East Berlin whilst representing the GDR in Paris, along with 3 of his teammates, Markus skilfully wove his fascinating personal history into his 3 hour driving tour of...

Berlin’s Best Apps
Berlin’s Best Apps

Friday, July 10, 2015

Yes a trusty map and a friendly guide is always a guaranteed way to get yourself orientated in a new city - but trust us when we say, there’s an app for that. Whether you are coming to Berlin for the first time or are looking for a new perspective on a return trip, we’ve got a roundup of the best apps to keep you covered in the city. The...

Five Free Berlin Highlights
Five Free Berlin Highlights

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Sampling Berlin for free can be a rewarding experience, both financially and culturally. And whether you are cash strapped or not, when you come visiting the capital, there are plenty of places to sample the best of Berlin, without having to reach into your wallet. The Reichstag TourNorman Foster’s glass tea cozy atop the Reichstag offers not...

Tours of the Komische Oper
Tours of the Komische Oper

Thursday, March 19, 2015

As far as facades go, the Komische Oper’s couldn’t be more worthy of the title. If you venture there, you’ll see a pretty simple wrapping, a hint that perhaps the Komische Oper is in fact a stripped down opera house. But once you are through the foyer, you’ll see the usual grandeur you’d expect. Why is this so? Well, that’s a question...

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