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Explore Berlin with our visit Berlin collection of posts! This city is filled with history, hidden places, and amazing landmarks. Below are some of our posts to help you find your way around this city. For tourists and Berlin locals we post Know before you go information and also hidden areas and other things to do in Berlin! We are a collection of locals active in a variety of different Berlin historical, cultural, and social networks. So check back for posts on just about everything Berlin.
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A guide to places you can still visit and see remnants of the Berlin Wall The Berlin wall construction started in 1961 and its destruction didn’t begin until 1989. That 28 years the wall divided the city. The Wall’s story started in the 1950s when East Germany like many others in the Soviet-controll
The Nazi camps still in existence as memorials and museums. Visiting Concentration Camp Memorials can be an extremely emotional event. Seeing the place where some of humanity’s worst crimes were committed is not easy. However, it is important to remember the events that took place. A visit to one of
Best World War II Tours in Germany and Berlin World War II is one of if not the biggest events to take place in modern history. It was certainly the largest conflict, and it traumatized and scared communities, economies, and continents. Now having just celebrated the 75th anniversary of the ending o
OUR BERLIN SUMMER SWIMMING GUIDE!! Sunny days ahead mean hot S-bahns and a crowded city. So let’s hit the beach and get into some of Berlin’s surrounding lakes and hidden swimming holes. As always if your visiting and want to see some other cool parts of Berlin have a look at some of our expert tour
Alright, here we go with Berlins best commonly found beer. I should stress that these are the beers that we are most commonly drinking here in Berlin. Therefore it does not include craft beers and super hidden gems or similar brews. Stop worrying though, those Berlin Beers will be covered in a diffe
Sustainable tourism is defined as the concept of visiting somewhere as a tourist and trying to make a positive impact on the environment, society, and economy. For visiting Berlin this means how you use transportation, what accommodation you choose, what food and drink you buy, and what activities y
Even though Berlin itself is not that old a city by European standards Moabit is even younger. It is thought that the first settlers here were the French Protestant Huguenot refugees 300 years ago and by the late-19th Century it had developed industrially and residentially into what we would recogni
The Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp is situated a short train journey from Berlin. No matter how sobering the experience is, we believe it is one of the must-visit sites when visiting Berlin. Perhaps not as ingrained in the world’s consciousness as Auschwitz or Dachau camp. It was an extremely impo
Berlin is famous for its alternative culture. The buildings and structures in many areas are covered with graffiti, past ups, and murals. Although we admit much of it is pure chaos, there is a way to make sense of some of it. Below we will list some common Berlin Street Artists, and some of the bett
Mauerfall is a special day in all of Germany. This celebration marks the anniversary of the Berlin Wall Collapse. It is important to note that the national holiday the “Day of German Reunification” is celebrated on October 3. This is the day that formal reunification took place. The actual day that
The Brandenburg Gate is one of a select few structures and buildings in Berlin that needs no introduction. Also, no trip to Berlin would be complete without seeing it. It is one of the most iconic structures in Europe, if not the world. It has been the silent witness to many of the critical historic
What if you were told there was another Berlin Wall that no-one visits? There are very few first-time visitors to Berlin who leave the city without seeing the Berlin Wall. That cold, grey, concrete fault-line between East and West, Communist and Capitalist, dictatorship and democracy……the defining s
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