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Category: Entertainment

A Tip-top Night Out

For the final blog of 2016 here is something joyful – a recommendation for a tip-top night out to a Berlin comic operetta; something to …

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City Centre Magic Christmas

Last December I wrote about two fairy-tale Christmas markets on the outer edges of West Berlin. For this year, here are four city centre markets with …

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Railway Triangle Park

With its vast tracts of forests and parks, Berlin has always been a green metropolis. Now the city centre has a growing number of urban …

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Putting on the Ritz – at Berlin’s Admiralspalast

A night out at the Admiralspalast The words ‘Berlin’ and ‘cabaret’ are synonymous. The songs from the 1920s and 1930s echo down the years, and capture …

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The Konzerthaus – Unwrapped

The Gendarmenmarkt is the most beautiful square in Berlin and its glorious central building, the Konzerthaus, is an architectural gem and the musical soul of …

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Where we are now: Berlin 2016

This is the first post of 2016 so I wish all readers, ‘einen guten Rutsch ins neue Jahr’. In English this translates as, ‘Slide well into the …

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Fairy-tale Christmas markets

For Christmas markets with authentic atmosphere and fewer tourists, it’s best to escape the city centre and head for the Berlin ‘countryside’. Public transport links …

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A Christmas Treat

The Advent atmosphere is in full swing in Berlin. Bright white lights sparkle in the trees and shop windows glitter with gold and silver. Over …

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Young Berlin

October half-term is fast approaching, a time when many school trips and families head for Berlin. The weather is usually perfect for sightseeing – still …

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Tips for top terraces

Rooftop terraces are all the rage in Berlin this summer. Clear blue evening skies, with just wisps of pink cloud promising more fine weather for …

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