Also known as the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, the Holocaust Memorial is a sombre remembrance in Berlin of all the Jewish victims from the World War. According to the architect who designed it the memorial is meant to evoke an unease and confusion. It’s meant to show how a supposedly ‘ordered system’ … Continue Reading

Truth be told, there are so many incredible free things to do in Berlin that you’ll be spoilt for choice. This is especially true if you’re looking to explore some of the cities histories, markets and culture. Now, for me, this is one of the main reasons why I love the city so much. It … Continue Reading

Our arrival in Berlin was very much defined by a ridiculous amount of sleepiness. As it turns out, the adrenaline that keeps you awake till your taxi with your friends arrives at 3am and leaves you guys chatting all the way to the hotel in your destination, is a sneaky little thing! It’ll abandon you … Continue Reading

A first-time visit to Berlin is bound to be an absolutely incredible experience, filled with an eclectic mix of history, culture and gorgeous sights, it’s a city that intrigues yet embraces us visitors with open arms. Whether you’re going for a long weekend, a week or even months, it’s likely you’ll be scrambling for time to … Continue Reading

Berlin is a city that totally took me by surprise, albeit not the first time I visited. The first time was with friends (10 of us in total) and we had no expectations whatsoever. The second time we visited it was just the two of us, we’d seen a lot of the sights the first … Continue Reading

Weihnachtszauber am Gendarmenmarkt is arguably the best Christmas market in Berlin! The location alone, right outside Berlin’s Konzerthaus (and next two of it’s most iconic churches – Neue Kirche a.k.a. Deutscher Dom and Französischer Dom, the German and French churches, respectively) makes it one of the best spots to be in the city during the … Continue Reading

Berlin is one of those European cities that has been defined by war. Everywhere you go, the city’s painful past is evident – from the ruins of one grand structures to the eclectic mix of houses built at different times by different generations, Berlin has truly been shaped by the wars its seen. I remember … Continue Reading

German Christmas markets are without a doubt reason in themselves to head over to any German city, town or village in December – especially Berlin. There’s just something so exciting about them! Here’s the thing though, my first trip to Berlin didn’t leave much of an impression of the city on me. Don’t get me … Continue Reading

Sometimes, there’s nothing I like more than a food post, especially when it details the very best burgers in Berlin! Today’s we’ve brought back an old favourite – local recommendations. Simon Algren from Berlin knows a thing or two about epic burgers and has put together, 10 yummy burger joints you have to visit in Berlin. … Continue Reading

Berlin has literally one of the best selection of unique hotels to stay at in all of Europe. From house-boats, soviet era boarding lodges, plush bedrooms and palatial suites – Berlin has your preference covered. The eclectic mix of art, culture and people have seemingly rubbed off on many of the amazing hotels in this … Continue Reading

On our final morning in Berlin, I decided it was high time we visited a place we’d missed out on, on our previous trip – Charlottenburg Palace; and also to finally explore inside the Berlin Cathedral. A quick taxi ride later – we arrived at the Palace – only to find that as it was … Continue Reading

Okay, I’m putting it out there, this hotel HAS to be the most unusual hotel I have ever seen. Imagine if you could actually fall in love with a hotel… well, I’m at that stage! The Propeller Island City Lodge in Berlin is truly remarkable and for all the right reasons. I even think it’s … Continue Reading

A trip to Berlin’s Flohmarkt in Mauerpark is one of the things everyone seems to recommend that you do. As you might recall from our instagram, we were very recently in Berlin with a huge bunch of friends – there were about 11 of us in total and after a day or seeing the sights, followed … Continue Reading

The sun didn’t shine much during our long weekend in Berlin but oh, boy when it did, it showed the city off in such a brilliant way. I’ve just gotten round to editing my photos from Berlin (finally!) and will have those on here very soon. In my typical impatient manner, I had to share … Continue Reading