A guide to Berlin’s street art

One of the most distinguishing features of Berlin is its street art. It’s everywhere. Like literally everywhere. Walking around Berlin is like walking around an outside gallery. You’re wondering around, if you’re anything like me then you’re probably lost, and suddenly- BAM- there it is. Continue reading “A guide to Berlin’s street art”

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A guide to Berlin’s nightlife

Berlin has a renowned nightlife- mostly revolving around techno-based music. During my month’s stay, I probably didn’t experience as much as I should have but here are the places I did discover: Continue reading “A guide to Berlin’s nightlife”

Berlin Vol 1.7: parks, dinosaurs and the discovery of cheesy music

My trip to Berlin was drawing to a close and our final week started with the arrival of a couple of guests. When we first moved into our flat, the owners told us about a hipster market by the river on Saturdays. This was our last Saturday in the city so it was now or never, so off we went to Hipster Mart. Continue reading “Berlin Vol 1.7: parks, dinosaurs and the discovery of cheesy music”

Berlin Vol 1.6: open air cinemas, abandoned places, floating pools and kebabs

For the past three years, I’d been living with my Berlin flatmate at university and another of our little uni family decided to come and visit us. Continue reading “Berlin Vol 1.6: open air cinemas, abandoned places, floating pools and kebabs”

Berlin Vol 1.5: tours, food and family

The last part of my story ended with a visit to Kater Holzig.

Happily, the next day marked the return of the sun. We had been holding out for a sunny day to go to the lakes- a typically German exercise- so after we glanced out the window and saw that it was a lovely day we dashed across Berlin to Krumme Lanke. Continue reading “Berlin Vol 1.5: tours, food and family”

Berlin Vol 1.4: karaoke, museums and clubbing

After my return from Prague, I found one of my favourite activities in Berlin: karaoke. Now I should probably point out that this is simply an observing activity and not one of involvement, at least not for me anyway. Continue reading “Berlin Vol 1.4: karaoke, museums and clubbing”

Prague Part Two: architecture, castles and superclubs

9-10 August 2013

In the last part of the story, the Berlin Buddy and I had finally made it to Hostel Orange and were about to embark on a free walking tour. The tour was due to start at 2pm at the astronomical clock so off we went in the direction of a clock we spotted close by which was clearly surrounded by tour guides. Continue reading “Prague Part Two: architecture, castles and superclubs”