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Find yourself searching for an ice cream store in Berlin or even two ice cream stores ;)? No worries, I am always looking for the hidden gems in Berlin. This year I found awesome ice cream stores all around Berlin, some of which are also reveal in my PlayBerlin map for parents and children or my district BertaBerlin maps. I hope you enjoy the selection! For now here is the Top 5 of ice cream store in Berlin.
To make the choice a little easier for you, we have searched for the hidden gems of Berlin Wedding. in my BertaWalks App I will also design a walking tour through Berlin Wedding for you. If you want to stay up to date, register for my BertaBerlin newsletter! For now I would like to introduce you to my Top 5 awesome spots in Berlin Wedding.
The Silent Green Kulturquartier is a former crematorium. Although the site is surrounded by an urn cemetery and the former chimney towers visibly from afar, its neoclassical building ensemble with its eight-sided courtyard, its simple gate and the greenery of its lawn in the entrance area remain very inviting to the public. Today, its former mourning hall has become a concert hall very famous throughout Berlin for its acoustics. The venue regularly hosts readings and even hosts the Berlin International Literature Festival. During Corona, late summer picnic concerts were held in collaboration with partner Café MARS. Each visitor received, in addition to his picnic package and a blanket, a pair of headphones, before then began to listen deeply relaxed to the music and to follow the birds dreaming in their flight of fancy...
Gerichtstraße 35, 13347 Berlin (Wedding), +49 30 12 08 22 100, email@example.com, www.mars-berlin.net, Mon–Fr 12:00–18:00, Sat–Sun 10:00–17:00, pic by Elsa Goulko
To make the choice a little easier for you, I have search for the hidden gems of Berlin Neukölln. in my BertaWalks App I also design a walking tour through Berlin Neukölln for you and in my BertaBerlin map about Neukölln you can find even more tips. If you want to stay up to date, register for my BertaBerlin newsletter! For now I would like to introduce you to five spots in Berlin Neukölln.
Resembling a palace garden, Körnerpark is often used for free concerts and performances during summer weekends. It looks a little like a Charlottenburg garden in Neukölln. Here you also find the Zitronencafé, which offers picnic baskets to sit down in lawn close by the fountain.
Schierker Straße 8, 12051 Berlin (Neukölln), +49 30 56 82 99 99, www.esskultur-berlin.de, Station: U7, U8, S41, S42, S45, S46, S47 Neukölln, pic by Alina Rudya
Berlin Friedrichshain offers some of the cities best food, nightlife and entertainment. Here you find nine recommendations arranged in a walks (from breakfast til cocktail at night) through Berlin’s most creative neighborhoods. Let me take you on a journey and explore all aspects of daily life in vibrant Friedrichshain!
To make the choice a little easier for you, I have search for the hidden gems of Berlin Friedrichshain and designed a walk for you. The entire walking tour and even more crafted walking tours through Berlin can be explored in my BertaWalks App or in my BertaBerlin map for Berlin. If you want to stay up to date, register for my BertaBerlin newsletter! For now I would like to introduce you to five of the twelve recommendations of my walking tour through Friedrichshain, Berlin.
Even Amazon has heeded to the public’s desire to run their fingers over real paperbacks in real book stores. In Berlin Neukölln, however, I will mainly focus on the smaller, quainter book stores, somewhere you can read away an afternoon surrounded by an ambient buzz while warmed by several cups of tea. Join me as I am hunting down the 'Top 5 book stores in Berlin Neukölln'.
This lovely book store offers a first-class selection of new, picture-perfect books on photography, design, art, architecture, Berlin and cooking from around the world. They place a special emphasis on illustrated children's books. Their assortment consists mainly of remainders and returns from international publishers at significantly reduced prices. In addition, there are individual new publications that they consider to be exceptional.
Friedelstraße 26, 12047 Berlin (Neukölln), +49 30 62 73 25 43, www.picturebooksberlin.com, Station: U8 Schönleinstraße
Alicia and I are still loving our original "Top 5 restaurant recommendations for Friedrichshain", but thought it is high time to recommend five more restaurants, as Friedrichshain is such a vibrant place for eating out. You can basically eat your way through the entire world in this part of the city (and then have a good drink or hit the clubs afterwards) and we encourage you to do so whenever you’re around.
When birthday parties and bar hangs aren’t possible during the novel coronavirus lockdown, care packages can be one way to pass along some joy to loved ones. And with no more dine-in service, many local restaurants and cafes are supplementing their business by offering boxed breakfast sets to boost sales during the corona. Whether sending somebody — or yourself — a pick-me-up treat, here are a few breakfast boxes that may feel more celebratory than a standard grocery order. See our "Top 5 breakfast boxes during lockdown" below.
Discover the culture, museums and culinary highlights of Charlottenburg. From cafés to shops, sights, restaurants, bars and more, you will find boundless options for every budget with my BertaWalks App and in this case the walking tour Berlin Charlottenburg.
To make the choice a little easier for you, I have search for the hidden gems of Berlin Charlottenburg and designed a walk for you. The entire walking tour and even more crafted walking tours through Berlin can be explored in my BertaWalks App or in my BertaBerlin map for Berlin Charlottenburg. If you want to stay up to date, register for my BertaBerlin newsletter! For now I would like to introduce you to five of the twelve recommendations of my walking tour through Charlottenburg, Berlin.
Take a virtual tour of these Berlin museums from home
Stuck inside? You can still experience some of Berlin’s best cultural offerings from your couch! Berliners are spending more time at home than likely ever before, as the novel coronavirus pandemic has led to limitations. But many museums have risen to the challenge, providing virtual tours to their collections. In a challenging time, these virtual tours offer a ways to stay entertained and connected to the city’s incredible cultural offerings. Below, find a list of what’s available from various museums in Berlin.
The Kupferstichkabinett houses a universe of "art on paper" with masterpieces ranging from Sandro Botticelli to Albrecht Dürer, Rembrandt, Adolph Menzel and Vincent van Gogh, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner and Pablo Picasso to Andy Warhol and Gerhard Richter.
As we are looking for things to do, I tried many new workshops to see, if I can start learning something new. Berlin offers many do-it-yourself workshops which I find really refreshing. From cooking and macramé workshop as well as creating bath balls: I've tried them all! I would definitely highly recommend workshops even for a gift. To put it in a nutshell, here are my Top 5 workshops in Berlin!
We all yearn for utter escapism from time to time, right, and there’s something powerful about breaking up our monotonous weekly routines with micro-adventure. Just think about the last time you woke up somewhere different: the sense of anticipation for the day ahead, the feeling of contentment as you allowed yourself to unwind, and the satisfying exhaustion from a commitment-free day in the fresh air.
Let’s face it, there are a couple of dishes that are hard to find in Berlin (looking at you, Indian cuisine!) and unfortunately high quality sushi is one of them. Although there are hundreds of restaurants that serve or deliver sushi (often together with other Asian cuisines like Vietnamese or Chinese… because Asian food is basically all the same, right?), most of them severely disappointed due to their dry, tasteless rice, low quality fish or overboard use of cream cheese. I felt even worse about them after visiting Japan, but there are a couple of outstanding places that definitely scratch my “I-miss-Tokyo-so-much” itch.
Every year, when February 14 – Valentine’s Day – comes around, Berliners ask themselves the same question: What are the best things I can do on Valentine's Day in Berlin, to make this day special? If you are spending Valentine’s Day in Berlin, you’ll have plenty of options! See my favorite romantic recommendations below.
PS: Berlin is the Germany's singles capital, so no needs to feel left out on Valentine's Day. If you aren't in the mood for roses and hearts, you could spend this day with your friends or treat yourself too ;).
Berlin is a culinary surprise bag. This is also true for breakfast. Whether hearty, cosy, trendy, or traditional: It has something for every taste and every time of day (or night!). Here are a few of my favorite breakfast cafés: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It is also a meal that many Berliners skip. This is a shame because so many cafes in the German capital create and do some amazing things before 11:00. Whether it's with a civilized traditional breakfast, bagels with extraordinary toppings or outrageously good banana pancakes, here's my 'Top 5 places for breakfast in Berlin' - where to start a day off right. Affordable, creative or straightforward. If you want to have more coffee recommendations check out my CoffeeBerlin map.
Moms-to-be can find their center during calming prenatal yoga classes designed just for them at studios throughout the city. Due to Corona I would like to introduce you to my favorite online yoga classes. There's no doubt that Berlin is a lovely place to raise a family, but city life can be a lot to handle when you're expecting. Luckily, future moms looking for a yoga retreat have some incredible prenatal yoga classes to choose from. These yoga studios provide stretching and breathing exercises to prepare women for labor, plus a much-needed dose of relaxation. Affordable, creative or straightforward. If you want to have more yoga studio recommendations check out my YogaBerlin map.
Where can I do some coworking in Hamburg? A question that people asked me quite a bit in the last few month. This is why I met with the Die Techniker. To find your perfect coworking space in Hamburg we created this map with coworking spaces, partly accessible with day tickets as well as partly open during the weekend. In this article you will find our "Top 5 coworking spaces in Hamburg". More recommendations can be found on our free Hamburg Coworking Map, just order it.
As we are looking for things to do, I tried many new workshops to see, if I can start learning something new. Berlin offers many do-it-yourself workshops which I find really refreshing. From cooking and composting workshop as well as creating your on skincare: I've tried them all! I would definitely highly recommend workshops even for a gift. To put it in a nutshell, here are my Top 5 workshops in Berlin!
As restaurants in Berlin had to close during the lockdown, they also adapt quickly and offer takeaway and delivery service now. As I want to support local businesses in this case restaurants in Berlin, I wanted to give you five recommendations where to order. In this article I ordered food with WOLT and tried several Berlin restaurants!. Read on for food from awesome delivery restaurants in Berlin during corona.
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There's more to do in Berlin now than there's been since the 'hard' spring lockdown, including leaving the shops open in Berlin open (this time). This article shows you activities in Berlin, which are still possible; including a number of places where you can eat outside and get a coffee to go. Read on for things to do in Berlin during corona.
The Britzer Garten is a large park in the south of Berlin, named after Britz. Especially now it is very recommendable, as it is a little further of than other parks ;). The park offers nature and garden architecture like rose garden and rhododendron woods, playgrounds, lakes and hills as well as multicolored flower patches, perfekt for a walk to calm yourself from the week. In the garden you will find a "Café am See" and "Britzer Museumsbahn" railroad, which runs on a narrow-gauge track through the garden.
Brunch is a Big Deal in Berlin. On the weekends, cafes in the twelve districts of Berlin contain an endless sea of midday breakfast options, so it’s not easy to tell which ones actually care about the food and the experience, or which are just serving some eggs and other brunch-y stuff to appease the masses. And of course, no one wants to travel far for the (kind of) brunch. With that in mind, here is a guide to excellent coffee and brunch, with options spread across Berlin - here are my 'Top 5 brunch places in Berlin'. Affordable, creative or straightforward. If you want to have more coffee recommendations check out my CoffeeBerlin map.
From museums to cafes, sights to restaurants, bars and more, you will find boundless options for every budget in Berlin Neukölln. To make the choice a little easier for you, I have selected some of my favourite hidden gems in the much-loved district of Berlin Neukölln and created a short walking tour for you. The entire walking tour and even more crafted walking tours through berlin can be explored in my soon to be released BertaWalks App. and the BertaBerlin map about Berlin Neukölln. If you want to stay up to date, register for my BertaBerlin newsletter below!
I am constantly scouting for new awesome locations in Berlin all of the time as I usually have a lot of coffee dates. I'm not complaining, I love it! But sometimes, I like to try out something new. Berlin offers many do-it-yourself workshops which I find really refreshing. From painting and making kombucha and bullet journal workshops: I've tried them all! I would definitely highly recommend workshops even for a unique birthday party or as a gift. To put it in a nutshell, here are my Top 5 workshops in Berlin!
When I was little my mom and I used to visit my aunt in Bern every year. After she passed away it took me twenty years, but this summer I decided to visit the beautiful capital of Switzerland one more time. Bern is built around a crook in the Aare River (in which not only the swiss love to float and swim). It traces its origins back to the 12th century, with medieval architecture preserved in the Altstadt (Old Town). So, here you go with things to do in Bern!
In Berlin you are able to enjoy a piece of France without having to leave home, because every two weeks you can read the French newspaper "La Gazette de Berlin" comfortably at the kitchen table while eating a croissant and drinking a café crème. If you do want to leave your home, however, I have summarised the best French delicatessens, bakery and destinations in this article. I want you to get a taste of France in Berlin by introducing my "Top 5 French shops in Berlin".
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Berlin is home to a vibrant and delicious food-scene with restaurants here that serve cuisine from all over the globe. We all have our favourite dinner go-to spots but I'm always looking out for a new spot or two to blow me away. Over the past few weeks, I’ve been scouring Berlin the best Thai cuisine in the city so that I can bring my top 5 Thai restaurants to you! From authentic food to cooking workshops and the most welcoming atmospheres continue reading to discover a Thai paradise in Berlin!
From museums to cafes, sights, restaurants, bars and more, you will find boundless options for every budget in Berlin, Kreuzberg. To make the choice a little easier for you, I have selected some of my favourite hidden gems in the much-loved district of Berlin Kreuzberg and created a short walking tour for you. The entire walking tour and more crafted walking tours through Berlin can be explored in my BertaWalks App and in my BertaBerlin map for Berlin Kreuzberg. If you want to be stay informed, register for my BertaBerlin newsletter.
In Germany, about as many people die from suicide as from traffic accidents, AIDS, illegal drugs and acts of violence combined. In order to make the public aware of the largely suppressed problem of suicidality, the World Day of Suicide Prevention is organised every year on the 10th of September. Emmora, the platform for all topics concerning end-of-life, wants to shed light on the taboo topic depression and suicide with a themed week consisting of articles, posts and concrete offerings of help. The following Top 5 Counselling centres in Berlin offer contact points and guidance for people who are suffering, or have been suffering from depression, know someone who does or just need someone to talk to.
Berlin has the largest Turkish community outside of Turkey, with most Turks living in Kreuzberg and Neukölln, after having come to the city in the 1950s, 60s and 70s as part of a post-war employment treaty called ‘guest worker’. Bringing their cultural flare to Berlin, they’ve made the city into the world’s second Turkish capital. This is why I would like to take you on a trip through Turkey in Berlin.
In my book, I have compiled the most beautiful Turkish places in Berlin. For now I want you to get a taste of Turkey in Berlin by introducing my "Top 5 places to experience Turkish culture in Berlin".
In case you want to order the book,
just check out my online shop for "TRAVEL THE WORLD IN BERLIN".
From museums to cafes, sights to restaurants, bars and more, you will find boundless options for every budget in Berlin Mitte. To make the choice a little easier for you, I have selected some of my favourite hidden gems in the much-loved district of Berlin Mitte and created a short walking tour for you. The entire walking tour and even more crafted walking tours through berlin can be explored in my soon to be released BertaWalks App. If you want to be stay informed, register for my BertaBerlin newsletter.
This week I'm taking you to five alternative museums in Berlin. Berlin is home to many exciting museums to keep all people happy, but I've picked out my top 5 to share with you this week! Here you'll find many ideas to fill up those weekends and to spend some quality time all together. You can find more playful hidden gems of Berlin in my BertaBerlin map.