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Category: Entertainment

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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Summer Jewels

There’s a heatwave in Berlin this week, with temperatures well over 30 degrees every day. But even in the city centre, there are some cool …

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Step back in time, to the music

Want to catch that unique Berlin feeling? Then head straight for Clärchens Ballhaus. This legendary dance hall and beer garden was first opened in 1913 …

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Hot Bodies and Dangerous Times

The centre of Berlin was packed with football fans last weekend. They had flown in from all over Europe for the Championship League Final in the …

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Divine Decadence

The iconic film ‘Cabaret’ was released in 1972, two years before I first set foot in Berlin. I watched it over and over again, completely …

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Hot tickets

For fans of classical music, a trip to Berlin wouldn’t be complete without tickets to hear the Berlin Philharmoniker. Ranked second last year in the …

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Berlinale City Break

A visit to the Berlin Film Festival is a must. What better way to lift the spirits in the bleak mid-winter. Online tickets go on …

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Merry Christmas Markets

A German Christmas is something special and Berlin rises to the occasion every year. Throughout December thousands of trees across the city are bedecked with …

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Classical Cool

When it comes to shabby chic, Berlin takes all the prizes. But it’s not just cool clubs, hotels, restaurants and bars that have moved into …

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Moonlit Movies

It has been a long, hot summer in Berlin and the Freiluftkinos (literally, ‘free air cinemas’) have been doing a roaring trade.  Nothing beats sitting …

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