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How to enjoy MyFest Kreuzberg in the best way possible

For me, MyFest Kreuzberg is the unofficial open air party that marks the beginning of summer in Berlin. The trees are all green, and you can see people on the streets for the first time in a while. It marks a new season, a new beginning and, since 2012, I try to go there and enjoy myself in the best way possible. During all these years, I learned a lot about MyFest Kreuzberg and how thing work during this lovely day. My first time there was in 2012, and I was living in Berlin for less than two months...

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North Korean food at Arirang Berlin in Kreuzberg

You may remember Arirang from our post North Korean food at Arirang Berlin in Wedding. But Arirang Restaurant in Wedding is now closed and there’s a new branch in Kreuzberg called Arirang Two. Arirang is a North Korean restaurant that used hide in the depths of Wedding like I said, than moved to Charlottenburg and now has another convenient branch in Kreuzberg. This restaurant have some most authentic and well-cooked Korean food in Berlin. The dishes come in a huge quantity and will definitely make you’re more than happy if you’re searching for a serious Korean experience. A North Korean experience, I might add. Arirang Berlin...

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This was Kreuzberg in 1979

I watched this short video from Kreuzberg in 1979 and wonder how much can a neighborhood change. I walk around the Kreuzberg streets of the video below without thinking about how different this neighborhood was less than 35 years ago. But everything was different back then. Kreuzberg in 1979 The Berlin Wall used to stand across the Spree and the Oberbaumbrucke was still in ruins between two countries that don’t exist anymore. On the video above, filmed in 1979, you can see how empty Schlesisches Tor used to be. Why would anybody want to live so close to where the...

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Nick Cave in Berlin: Stranger in a Strange Land

During the years where Nick Cave was living in Berlin, back in the 1980’s, he was filmed for a Dutch documentary called Stranger in a Strange Land. Produced by Bram van Splunteren for the Dutch TV channel VPRO, you get a glimpse of the life of Nick Cave in Berlin even though some parts of the movie are voice-over in dutch. But you don’t need to worry about it, all the interviews with Nick Cave are in English. Stranger in a Strange Land is a Dutch short documentary about Nick Cave in Berlin that also includes his friends and...

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Best Berlin Books — A Christmas Gift Guide for Berlin Lovers

Christmas is coming, and you might have a friend that loves book and Berlin in the same way. If you are looking for the best Berlin books, this article is for you. Below we’ll be pointing out some of the best books we bought in the last couple of years. If you want even more books about Berlin, we wrote an article about more books back in Christmas 2014, check it out. Notmsparker’s Berlin Companion Between all the books we read about Berlin, one of our favorite ones is the Berlin Companion by the fantastic Beata Gontarczyk-Krampe aka Notmsparker....

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Best areas to stay in Berlin

The best hotels to stay in Berlin plus a comprehensive guide of Berlin's prime areas divided in neighborhoods    Welcome to Fotostrasse’s comprehensive guide to the best areas to stay in Berlin, the best hotels and more. All the hotels and hostels we’ll show you here have been personally chosen and tested by us or our friends to ensure you’ll have a great time. We want to avoid traps, you know? Nothing worse than coming to a cool city like Berlin and having a bad experience with the place we are staying. This can ruin the whole trip....

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Rüya Gemüse Kebab is the Best Chicken Döner in Berlin

Rüya is one of many hidden secrets that Berlin keeps at plain sight. I have been in front of this diner kebab imbiss in Schöneberg too many times to count but I finally visited the place in late September 2017, and now I know why so many people consider it to have the best chicken döner in Berlin. Rüya can be found on Haupstraße, close to where David Bowie used to live in Berlin, and needs to be visited by more people since its döner is delicious. But most people that visit Berlin will continue to make the mistake...

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The Best Photo Spots in Berlin: Where to take pictures in the German Capital

If you’re like us, you travel with a camera and carry it all the time. With smartphones becoming cheaper, everybody takes a camera with them, but we only see selfies everywhere. Because of all this, it became hard to surprise somebody with travel pictures since most people only go to the same places and take the same pictures. But we’re here to solve this problem with our list of the best photo spots in Berlin. Most people come to Berlin and visit the same places. This is one of the reasons why we started Fotostrasse. We want to bring...

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