5 Alternative Ways To Celebrate The Fall Of The Berlin Wall


Everybody knows of the Lichtgrenze and today's celebratory concert featuring Paul Kalkbrenner at Brandenburger Tor, but there are a million other ways to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the fall of The Berlin Wall. Here are 5 alternative ways to celebrate. 1. Eat

Best Views of Berlin: Zionskirche


If you were to ask someone to translate the German word Berg into English, the common response would be mountain. Saying that, if you were to then look at a map of Berlin, which includes neighbourhood names like Kreuzberg, Schoeneberg and Prenzlauer Berg, you would assume

Best Burgers in Berlin: Shiso Burger


Remember 5 years ago when you could more or less count decent burger joints in Berlin on one hand? Oh how the times have changed! But now because of the abundance of burger joints, creativity and fusion cooking ideas have been adopted by many joints wanting

Berlin Getaways: Iceland Part 1


I have traveled extensively around Europe and the world, but there has always been one country, that I have wanted to travel to for a long time, which was always thrown to the side as a holiday option mainly due to it being one of the most expensive countries in the

Berlin Wonderland: Wild Years Revisited 1990-1996


Nostalgia is a common sentiment felt by many of us humans. For the people of Berlin, nostalgic thoughts seemingly consume peoples lives more than most others. But to be honest, there is a lot to be nostalgic about! Whether it be thoughts of the old wild West, the naughty

5 Alternative Ways To Celebrate The Fall Of The Berlin Wall

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Everybody knows of the Lichtgrenze and today’s celebratory concert featuring Paul Kalkbrenner at Brandenburger Tor, but there are a million other ways to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the fall of The Berlin Wall. Here are 5 alternative ways to celebrate.

1. Eat Bananas… with the skin on!

Everyone has heard the joke/(story?) of how when East Germans came across to the West for the first time, people offered them bananas and because they had never eaten one before, they started eating them with the skin on! Well, why not reminisce today and see if it tastes any good!

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Best Views of Berlin: Zionskirche

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If you were to ask someone to translate the German word Berg into English, the common response would be mountain. Saying that, if you were to then look at a map of Berlin, which includes neighbourhood names like Kreuzberg, Schoeneberg and Prenzlauer Berg, you would assume it is quite a mountainous city. In reality, it is more like a lumpy pancake where some of those small yet significantly enough sized lumps (or Berg’s) give great views over the rest of the pancake surface. One such lump is Weinberg that is adorned with the beautiful Zionkirche to where a wonderful view of Berlin can be achieved.

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Best Burgers in Berlin: Shiso Burger

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Remember 5 years ago when you could more or less count decent burger joints in Berlin on one hand? Oh how the times have changed! But now because of the abundance of burger joints, creativity and fusion cooking ideas have been adopted by many joints wanting to distinguish themselves from rest. Because of this, new tasty burger creations are sprouting up around the city in the form of places like, two of my favourites, Piri‘s and Ban Ban Kitchen. But if you are after an equally creative and tasty burger in Mitte, I recommend trying Shiso Burger.

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Berlin Getaways: Iceland Part 1

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I have traveled extensively around Europe and the world, but there has always been one country, that I have wanted to travel to for a long time, which was always thrown to the side as a holiday option mainly due to it being one of the most expensive countries in the world. However in recent years, thanks mainly to the economic crisis and new airline route competition, prices have become somewhat reasonable to get there and to also travel around. But word is out! So pack your bags now and head to the absolutely stunning country of Iceland!

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Berlin Wonderland: Wild Years Revisited 1990-1996

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Nostalgia is a common sentiment felt by many of us humans. For the people of Berlin, nostalgic thoughts seemingly consume peoples lives more than most others. But to be honest, there is a lot to be nostalgic about! Whether it be thoughts of the old wild West, the naughty nineties or even just simply 5 years ago, people have imagines of freedom, chaos and liveliness that they believe may never be seen again. However, physical images of the past often remain through photographs, and such images, of the chaotic few years post the fall of The Wall, are currently being displayed at Gestalten (Mitte) as part of the exhibition Berlin Wonderland: Wild Years Revisited 1990-1996.

Performance Mutoid Waste Company & DNTT, 1992 (Philipp von Recklinghausen / bobsairport, © Gestalten 2014)

Performance Mutoid Waste Company & DNTT, 1992 (Philipp von Recklinghausen / bobsairport, © Gestalten 2014)

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Festival of Lights 2014

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After six years of living in Berlin, I finally managed to get myself over to the historical centre of Berlin to catch a glimpse of the aptly named Festival of Lights. I have honestly never bothered with it, as I thought it would be quite boring. But I must admit, it was actually quite nice. Below are a few photos I took at this years Festival of Lights 2014.

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Best Burgers in Berlin: Cabslam

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Californian Breakfast Slam (Cabslam) has been wowing Berlin breakfast & brunch goers for some time now, but what you may not know is that they are now serving lunch and dinner with equally delicious American inspired dishes, including this amazing burger below!

The Californian Breakfast Slam

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Ticket Giveaway: Satisfactory Factory

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This coming Saturday evening, Aussie rockers ME host their 5th Berlin version of the epic music and arts extravaganza Satisfactory Factory. The event will see a melange of DJ’s, musicians and artists taking over the whole Urban Spree complex, that will also boast an array of street food, craft beer, tattooing and a whole lot more.

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Best Food in Berlin: Zsa Zsa & Loui

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I have had something on my mind of late. And that something, is big tasty deli sandwiches! I already have a couple of favourite sandwich spots around town, but the majority of them require a decent journey to get to, something that isn’t exactly wanted when your stomach is screaming out to be filled. However, recently I stumbled across the very trendy Zsa Zsa & Loui cafe in Neukoelln, which more than satisfied my desires for a decent sandwich close to home.

Roast Beef Sandwich at Zsa Zsa & Loui

Roast Beef Sandwich at Zsa Zsa & Loui

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Best Burgers in Berlin: BurgerBar61

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With new burger joints seemingly opening up weekly in Berlin, it isn’t surprising that some of the new good ones slip through the cracks and don’t get the attention they deserve. One such place that the burger enthusiastic bloggers haven’t got a hold of yet, is the less than a year old and super un-hyped BurgerBar61.

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