Tag Archives: Berlin

What Do You Do With Only 48 Hours in Berlin

Selfie for 48 Hours in Berlin

As the fifth-largest city in Europe, it can be very hard to decide how to spend only 48 hours in Berlin. There are dozens of activities to choose from, each one better than the last. Some are seasonal, some are weather-dependent, some are strenuous, and some might make you fat. When to Visit Berlin Visiting Berlin in the summer has …

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Budget Travel Guide: How Expensive is Berlin on a Budget?

Berlin Cathedral (Berlin on a Budget)

Back in 2016, I spent a week exploring Berlin on a budget without really knowing what I should be doing there. I had originally planned to go to Hamburg and only changed my plans at the last second. Now I’ve gone back for the holiday season, once again without a plan. Getting to Berlin Both times I’ve traveled to Berlin, …

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A Review of Miniatur Wunderland – The World’s Largest Model Railway

Kuffingen at Miniatur Wunderland

Can you imagine a model railway with 10 miles of track? That’s just what Miniatur Wunderland has in Hamburg, Germany…along with over a third of an acre of miniature model cities from around the world. 20 Years in the Making Construction started on Miniatur Wunderland in December 2000 by the twin brothers Frederik and Gerrit Braun. By August 2001, they …

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Learning About German Cuisine on the Secret Food Tour in Berlin

Schnitzel on the Secret Food Tour in Berlin

What food comes to mind when you think of German cuisine? Sausages? Kebabs? Beer? The truth is that, just like most countries, German cuisine varies by region and city. Recently, I did the Secret Food Tour in Berlin and discovered several of the amazing restaurants and dishes served in Germany’s capital. Please note, this article is not a substitute for …

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Do You Dare to Explore an the Abandoned Spreepark?

Abandoned Spreepark, Photo Credit Daniel Heitz

Believe it or not, Berlin is one of the most unique cities I’ve ever explored. Between memorials and relics from World War II, one hell of a street art culture, and abandoned airports, Olympic villages and Spreepark amusement park, the city never ceased to amaze me. Someday I’ll have to write a full blog post about my week there, but …

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