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Alternative Shopping in East Berlin

Posted on 14. Apr, 2014 by .

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Picture this: indie record shops, up and coming designers, eco-friendly labels, quirky trinkets and vintage treasures.  Worlds away from the high street brands and generic items, East Berlin – and Prenzlauer Berg in particular – will fulfil the needs of even the most hip shopper. The once battered and disregarded part of the capital morphed [...]

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The Many Different Christmas Markets of Berlin

Posted on 11. Nov, 2013 by .

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Touring the Christmas Markets of Berlin is something worthy of any bucket list, not unlike touring the wineries of France or eating tapas in Spain. And while markets can be found all over the country, even in the smallest of villages, Berlin truly is the Christmas market capital of the world and simply cannot be surpassed [...]

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best hostels in europe

Where To Stay in Berlin: Plus Hostel Berlin

Posted on 17. Mar, 2013 by .

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If you think that this is just another review of a European hostel, you are dead wrong. This hostel isn’t anything like the others. It will ruin hostel experiences for anyone because, well, it’s just too good, and few other hostels around the world can boast being equally cool, and luxurious. Yes, a luxurious hostel. [...]

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berlin in winter

Beautiful Berlin in Winter - In Photos

Posted on 01. Feb, 2013 by .

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When one thinks of winter in Germany, one of the first things to come to mind is, naturally, the Christmas Markets. What’s not to like? Warm glühwein, delicious guilt-free treats, festive decor and music, and endless shopping possibilities. But coming from a Nordic country myself, I was glad I got to experience Berlin under (and, [...]

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Hotel Concorde Berlin

Where to stay in Berlin: Hotel Concorde Berlin

Posted on 14. Dec, 2012 by .

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Few things sound better to my ears than a luxurious 5* hotel in the heart of West Berlin. Add to that a raging snowstorm and freezing fingers, and I’m more than sold. Suffice to say that my experience at Hotel Concorde Berlin was more than positive, if only for the warm (and dry!) shelter it offered [...]

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World War II locations in Europe, normandy, d-day beaches, american cemetery

World War II Sites in Europe – Key Locations

Posted on 21. Oct, 2011 by .

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When most people think of Europe, they think of its long, agitated history. Kings and queens, wars and battles. It consequently doesn’t come as a surprise that the continent would be pretty high on any history buff’s bucket list. However, very few events gathered as much attention as World War II did, and still does, [...]

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