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Berlin Maps: Squats, Photo Locations and Craft Beer

I’ve got a thing for maps so it’s lucky for me that there are plenty of people out there finding lots of interesting ways to map Berlin and present data like the city’s squatted buildings, most popular photo locations and where to get craft beer.  If you’re also a bit of a map geek, you should […]


Berlin, ick liebe dir!

I was writing a new ‘About’ page but somehow it turned into a post about my love affair with Berlin. ‘I’m David and I’m a Berlin-aholic’. I’ve been living in Berlin for almost three years now and in that time I have seen more than I ever thought possible.  Friends, some of them native Berliners, […]


Berlin Maps: Rents, Crime, Transport and Planning

Over the last couple of weeks a number of posts have popped up in my Social Media timelines with links to maps of Berlin.  The maps provide valuable insights into the history and development of the city and/or useful tools for residents and future residents alike. Interactive Map of Berlin Rents and Affordability Published by […]


Photos From My Phone – May

Here are my May highlights from Berlin as illustrated by the photos I took with my phone.  Some of these photos have appeared in my Twitter feed, on my Facebook page or my Instagram account. Early in May I went back to Burger de Ville and tried the Funky Pommes, which come drizzled in Garlic […]


Photos From My Phone – April

At the end of March I finally got around to upgrading my iPhone 3GS to an iPhone 5 and as a result I’ve been taking a lot more photos with my phone whilst I’m out and about in Berlin. It was at the start of April that I really started to notice the sweet machines […]

GEMA Protest at Kulturbrauerei Berlin

The 1 Reason I Don’t Miss Berlin – GEMA

GEMA (Gesellschaft für musikalische Aufführungs) is the music artists representative group in Germany and the iron fist with which it rules the music industry is the only thing I don’t miss about Berlin. Anyone who has spent any time in Germany will have experienced the frustration of trying to watch a video on YouTube only […]


Photos From My Phone – November

Another new series on andBerlin, Photos From My Phone, is a monthly round up of some of the things I’ve seen and done in Berlin, many of which I won’t have blogged about. If you follow me on Twitter or Like my page on Facebook you may have seen some of these snaps before. So […]