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Snapshot: Brandenburger Tor – The Brandenburg Gate At Night

The Brandenburg Gate (Brandenburger Tor) is arguably one of the world’s most recognisable structures and has become a symbol for the city of Berlin. I remember visiting the Brandenburg Gate on my first morning in Berlin and looking up at the stonework marvelling at the fact that it was completed in 1791. Throughout history, the […]

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Snapshot: Berlin Fernsehturm From Below

I can’t resist taking photos of the Fernsehturm in Berlin, especially on sunny days. This photo was taken as I walked under the TV tower from Alexanderplatz station in November after taking the shot featured in my Snapshot: Fernsehturm and Alexanderplatz Station post.

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Snapshot: Bike Lights Berlin Style

I spotted this bike strung with lights on the wall of a bike shop on Oranienburger Strasse in Berlin on the way home from dinner at Ruben & Carla after walking with Gilly as he filmed his Berlin am Abend – Berlin in the Evening video. I originally posted this as an iPhone photo on Instagram and […]

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Snapshot: Hotel Adlon Pariser Platz

The Hotel Adlon in Berlin is most famous as the site of the Michael Jackson ‘baby dangling incident’.  The singer held his baby ‘Blanket’ over the railing of his balcony on Behrenstrasse (out of shot) to the horror of those gathered below. The hotel occupies a prime spot in Berlin with views over the Brandenburger […]

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