Wednesday, 18. January 2017

travel

Through the looking glass: a night in the GDR themed hotel Ostel

Want to transport yourself back to life in the GDR? Okay, well maybe just for one night. Since 2007, a Berlin-based hostel has been serving up a sid...

Vintage trains come out of retirement on Berlin’s U55 line

There’s a big market for Ostalgie – artifacts from the days of East Germany, like a GDR themed hotel. But now, Berlin has revealed they will be introd...

Gogoro scooters will start buzzing through Berlin’s streets soon

Berlin’s streets are buzzing – with life, culture, entertainment, activities – and now Gogoro scooters. Bringing a bit of Taiwan to the heart of th...

Charlottenburg Palace: A Royal Residence Throughout Generations

Just west of Berlin, in the quaint village of Charlottenburg, you’ll find one of the most beautiful, largest and oldest palaces still standing in the ...

Last but not least, part 3 of Berlin’s abandoned spaces…

And finally, the last three on the list of Berlin's ultimate abandoned spaces just waiting to be explored. In case you missed it, here's parts one and...

Turn up the scare factor: More creepy abandoned spaces in Berlin! (part 2)

Can't get enough of Berlin's abandoned spaces? Here are three more you don't want to miss. Rüdersdorf Chemical Factory What the abandoned chemic...

Berlin’s eeriest abandoned spaces (part 1)

“I’m a little creeped out...” If you would finish this phrase with “…and I love it!” then you definitely want to read on... A tumultuous history o...

Don’t Miss the Berlin Wall Trail!

The Berlin Wall divided the city for 28 years. With nearly as much time passed since the reunification in 1990, the Berlin Wall Trail is one journey y...

A small victory for owners against Berlin’s Airbnb ban

For the past few months, a heated argument has been playing out between Berlin residents, Airbnb (and other home sharing platforms) and the city gover...

5 Day trip ideas from Berlin

Looking to escape the urban jungle for a day? Check out these cool places easily accessible from Berlin. 1. Wannsee A favorite destination durin...

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