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Berlin Bucket List

Berlin is edgy and ever-changing. With many expats and many more filing in by the week, the city has truly become an innovative hub for young people, start-ups, and collective work culture. If you so happen to find yourself in what I’d like to dub one of Europe’s coolest cities for young people, you’re gonna…

Stopover Cities: Making the Most of a Frankfurt Stopover

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Whilst Frankfurt, the economic centre of Europe and Germany’s most important business district, might not commonly feature on travellers’ European itineraries, it is nonetheless a great city to explore on a stopover. Its huge international airport (the third busiest on the whole continent) means that it is a popular hub for connecting flights within Europe and in particular with…

Exploring Berlin’s Neighbourhoods: Prenzlauer Berg

Prenzlauer Berg, Shakespeare and Sons

Once a run-down, working-class district, Prenzlauer Berg has transformed rapidly to become one of Berlin’s trendiest neighbourhoods. The effects of gentrification are perhaps most apparent in Prenzlauer Berg than in any other district with many stroller-pushing, young families now inhabiting the neighbourhood. It’s here that you’ll find a hip mix of designer boutiques, organic cafes and beautiful…

Summer in Berlin: 10 Essential Experiences

Mauerpark Karaoke, Berlin

After its notoriously long and dark winters, Berlin transforms into a city bursting with life and energy in the summertime. Having been cooped up indoors hiding away from the cold for far too long, when the weather warms up, Berliners make the most of it! Many travellers flood into Germany’s capital during the summer months, making it…

Spotlight On: The Berlin Christmas Markets

The renowned German Christmas Markets are becoming increasingly popular year after year and many international visitors are making their way to the capital, Berlin, to match the Christmas experience with a unique chance to sightsee around one of Europe’s most interesting capital cities historically. So if you see yourself munching on gingerbread whilst sipping on…

Why I Moved to Berlin

Since announcing on instagram, twitter and facebook that I would be moving to Berlin after 10 months travelling around the world, the question I have been asked again and again (and again and again and again) is why Berlin? Well I’ve finally arrived, moved into my new apartment, successfully completed my first grocery shop, and have some…