In the aftermath of 1945, Berlin was left in ruins, bearing witness to the devastating impact of World War II. Even today, the city still bears the scars and bullet holes that serve as poignant reminders of that tumultuous period.
Barbecuing is a popular pastime in Berlin, and you can enjoy a good grill in plenty of places. Whether you’re looking for a park or a forest, the city has something for everyone. So, grab your grill and head to one of these great spots to enjoy a day of barbecuing in Berlin.
The Berlin Wall symbolized the Cold War and split the city into East and West for nearly three decades. Today, it stands as a powerful reminder of the tumultuous past and is a popular destination spot for Berlin tourists.
Berlin has a rich history and plenty of cultural attractions, but it’s also a city with some fantastic views. Whether you’re looking to take in the city skyline or get a bird’s eye view of some of the best views of Berlin, there are plenty of great places to go to see Berlin from above.
In September 2022, we went to Urban Nation to participate in JR’s Berlin version of the Inside Out Project. The goal was to display the diversity of the German capital, and we thought it would be exciting to take part.
Our own list of the best Berlin books everybody needs to have as a way to see and understand the city a little better. We bought these books over the years we have been here, and we promise you they are worth every penny.
Fotostrasse’s Guide To Brutalism In Berlin is a simple and easy way to explore the beauty of concrete in the German capital. From the weird shaped Bierpinsel in Steglitz to the battleship style construction of the Mäusebunker in Lichterfelde, Berlin has some of the best examples of Brutalism architecture in Europe; here guide you through some of the places.
Like everyone else that watches Netflix way too much, we have been following the hype around the Queen’s Gambit. But it wasn’t just about the exciting plot and Anya Taylor-Joy as Beth Harmon. It was personal because we knew that most of the scenes in the Queen’s Gambit were filmed in Berlin.