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Berlin Street Art Vol 19 – Various Artists

I’ve assembled another collection of exceptional, interesting and sometimes downright weird street art from Berlin for your viewing pleasure.  As usual, clicking on an artist’s name will take you to other work by them. Jimmy C It’s hardly new but this Jimmy C piece in Kreuzberg shows off his technique and talent to the full. […]

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Yeni Adana Grillhaus – Turkish Delight

When I’m in the mood for Turkish food, and I mean something a little more substantial than a Döner, my go to restaurant in Berlin is the Yeni Adana Grillhaus in Kreuzberg. I should point out at this point that I’m talking about the restaurant at Skalitzer Straße 99, which is not to be confused […]

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Sunday Documentary – Test for the West: Berlin

Test for the West: Berlin is a Silver Bear-winning documentary by Franz Baake that deals with the history of Berlin from the 1920s to 1962, focusing on the post-war events that lead to the Cold War. The usual milestones are discussed: the division of Berlin; the Berlin Blockade; the 1953 workers’ uprising and the construction […]

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Imren Grill – The Perfect Hangover Skewer

Imren Grill has 5 restaurants in Berlin (Kreuzberg, Neukölln, Schöneberg and 2 in Wedding) that serve delicious Turkish food, including a Döner Kebap that is unlike any other I have had in the city. What sets Imren apart from many of the other Döner Buden I have been to in Berlin is the quality of […]

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Sunday Documentary: Spirit of Berlin – July 1945

Released last month by Chronos Media GmbH to coincide with events to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the Battle of Berlin, Spirit of Berlin is a collection of colour HD footage of Berlin in July 1945. There is something about the use of  colour images that makes the utter devastation caused by a […]

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Vanille & Marille – (Ice) Cream de la Crème

There are 4 Vanille & Marille shops in Berlin, all serving ice cream made fresh daily from 100% natural ingredients in the backyard of their location in Kreuzberg, including one in the part of city I call home, Steglitz. There is an extensive range of ice cream and Lactose-free sorbets on offer, including a selected […]

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