This shot of the Berlin skyline at night was taken form the viewing platform of the Französischer Dom (French Cathedral) on Gendarmenmarkt as I took photos of the Weihnachtsmarkt Zauber for my Christmas Markets in Berlin – 5 Stars post.
The Christmas Markets season in Berlin is well underway now and I’ve been out and about trying to sample as many as possible. A friend recently told me that there are 60 Christmas Markets in Berlin this year. It’s no wonder then that Berlin is popular with tourists who plan holidays specifically to take in […]
The 8th annual Berlin Festival of Lights is took place 10 – 21 October 2012. During the festival, a number of Berlin’s most famous landmarks and some lesser known buildings were transformed with light installations, laser animations and video projections. I started my tour of the Festival of Lights locations on Saturday in the Gendarmenmarkt, which I chose […]
A trip to Fassbender & Rausch would be one of my top tips for anyone visiting Berlin. Of course, on your first visit to the German capital you should see the Reichstag, the Brandenburg Gate, the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church and the Fernsehturm (TV Tower), but why not also see them crafted from chocolate. Fassbender […]
I decided that a clear, bright day was the ideal time to do a spot of climbing and experience some of Berlin’s best views. I started in the morning with a visit to the Französischer Dom (the French Cathedral) on the Gendarmenmarkt, one of Berlin’s more picturesque squares, and later in the day visited the […]