My Berlin Blog

In-depth reviews and articles about this unique city.

Charlotte’s Amazing House of Treasures

The Gründerzeitmuseum, tucked away in Mahlsdorf on the eastern edge of Berlin, is home to a unique collection of furniture, antiques and curios. Its name …

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The Art of Society

Berlin’s Neue Nationalgalerie is back after almost six years of reconstruction. I can’t imagine a more fitting exhibition space for 20th Century visual arts.  With …

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Berlin Global

“Only Connect” “Only connect and both shall be exalted” is the essence of the Humboldt Forum. When E.M.Forster famously used these words he was linking …

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The Humboldt Forum – a Palace for all Peoples

The Berlin Palace (Stadtschloss) is back in Berlin, a least in part. The opening ceremony took place on 20th July 2021 and the golden cross …

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The Fantastic Futurium

And now for something completely different – a museum that looks forward to the future rather than back to the past. Called the ‘Futurium’ or …

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Making a Grand Entrance

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Bauhaus 100

The famous Bauhaus art school opened in Weimar in 1919 and during its short lifespan it moved to Dessau and then to Berlin. The demands …

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Berlin’s ‘Jewish Switzerland’

The story of Jewish Berlin will be forever tragically linked to the Holocaust. Nothing can change this statement, but today’s Berliners are still making efforts to …

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Romantic Art and Wanderlust

Berlin’s Alte Nationalgalerie is an exquitiste three-storey showcase of 19th Century European art. It is also one of the German capital’s iconic buildings and part of …

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The Beauty of Berlin

Berlin is not among the prettiest cities in Europe, at least not on the surface. But it is undeniably one of the most fascinating. Much of its beauty lies entangled in …

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