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Berlin Wall Homeopathic Remedy (Murus Berlinensis)

People who are unused to medical treatment in Germany are often shocked when the doctor prescribes nothing stronger than tea for a cold or even asthma but just imagine you were told to drink the Berlin Wall homeopathic remedy. There are practitioners of homeopathic medicine who believe that drinking a solution made with the crushed […]

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BVG Free Wi-Fi Trial Result at U-Bhf Osloer Strasse Berlin

Free Wi-Fi at Berlin U-Bahn Stations

Following a successful trial at U-Bhf Osloer Straße last year, the BVG, Berlin’s main public transport provider, is set to roll out free Wi-Fi at several Berlin underground stations. Given its reputation as a start-up hub it is perhaps surprising to know that Berlin lags way behind when it comes to providing fast and reliable internet […]

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Berlin Airlift Memorial (Luftbrückedenkmal) on Platz der Luftbrücke, referred to by Berliners as the Hungerharke (Hunger Rake) or Hungerkralle (Hunger Claw) and in the background Tempelhof Airport

Berlin Airlift Memorial (Luftbrückendenkmal)

Looming over a small park on the Platz der Luftbrücke in Tempelhof, the Berlin Airlift Memorial (Luftbrückendenkmal) is dedicated to those who gave their lives to save the people of West Berlin during the Berlin Blockade. On 24 June 1948, Stalin closed off all road and rail routes to Berlin in an attempt to starve […]

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Stracciatella and Chocolate Ice Cream in a pot at Anna Durkes ice cream shop in Berlin - one of my 6 of the Best Berlin Ice Cream Shops

6 of the Best Berlin Ice Cream Shops

Berliners love their ice cream and with so many ice cream shops in the city to choose from I though I’d point you towards some of my favourites with my 6 of the Best Berlin Ice Cream Shops list. Eis Saison (ice cream season) is a big deal in Berlin.  Around the end of February […]

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Kaninchenfeld – Berlin’s Brass Rabbit Field

The brass rabbits of Karla Sachse’s Kaninchenfeld (Rabbit Field) add a touch of colour and some much needed shine to an otherwise unremarkable stretch of the Chausseestraße in Berlin. The Kaninchenfeld is one of seven artworks selected from a host of competition entries to mark the locations of Cold War Berlin’s inner city border crossing […]

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Jeisson Martin – #EXPLOREEVERYTHING

Berlin-based photographer Jeisson Martin is willing to go further than most to ‘get the shot’, as you can see in his video series #EXPLOREEVERYTHING on his YouTube channel. The videos show Jeisson exploring the Berlin U-bahn tunnels and a rooftop with fellow instagrammer Franz Becker and an abandoned warehouse with his girlfriend Marisa Hampe. Welcome […]

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