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Grüne Woche Berlin

Grüne Woche (International Green Week) is a massive food, agriculture and horticulture exhibition held for the 80th time in 2015 at Messe Berlin. I went for the first time on Saturday and was amazed by the huge selection of different food and drink from all around the world on offer. My food highlight of the […]

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The International Berlin Beer Festival – Craft Beer on the Biermeile

It’s International Berlin Beer Festival (Internationales Berliner Bierfestival) time in Berlin so this weekend is the perfect time to expand your drinking horizons whilst you catch some sun. Now in it’s 18th year, the festival takes over the 2.2km stretch of Karl-Marx-Allee from Strausberger Platz to Frankfurter Tor (the Biermeile) and 240 breweries from 87 countries are […]

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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 […]

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Biergärten in the Tiergarten

  As well as being an oasis of calm in the heart of Berlin and a great place to lay in the grass and catch some sun, the Tiergarten is home to two of my favourite outdoor drinking spots in Berlin. Walking around such a huge park can be very thirsty work and the Biergärten […]

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Aapka Indian Restaurant

Following hot on the heels (pun intended) of my Thai restaurant recommendation, a great curry in Berlin. My first Berlin curry experience was a massive disappointment – salty but bland – so when überlin recommended Aapka Indisches Restaurant in the comments on their Buddha Republic post I was keen to give it a go.  James and […]

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