Posts tagged berlin
Berlin Culture

You may have heard before (even from our previous blog!) that Berlin is one of the coolest cities in Europe. Recent history has left its scars on the city and in the case of Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church literally so, even if in a beautiful manner (the blue glass bricks were put up due to the original walls being destroyed in World War II).

People always ask us for tips of what to do in Berlin that is different from norm. A little bit off the beaten track. On this blog we are going to explore 3 things that you should do in Berlin if you have been a few times before, or if you fancy a break from the (fascinating) history.

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Fall of the Berlin Wall

Last week we had the pleasure of visiting a city that always seems to be up there on the list of 'coolest', 'trendiest' or 'hippest' city. Berlin seems to carry this weight of expectation that it fulfils on time and time again. It has enough cool bars and restaurants to make every skinny jeaned person satisfied, whilst the art and museums will keep the culture vultures happy. However, we were there for a very special event. The phrase 'once in a lifetime opportunity' gets thrown around too much for our liking, but this event did justify it. We were there for the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

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