World War Two Sites in Berlin

It seems that no other city has had a roller coaster-like Berlin. Each street seems to hold another piece of history. Here we have a…

Where was the Netflix series Dark filmed?

Dark filming locations in Germany We recently discovered the filming locations for Netflix series’ The Queen’s Gambit and Dogs of Berlin, and now Dark has introduced…

Filming locations for The Queen’s Gambit

Where was The Queen’s Gambit filmed?   Netflix has grabbed audiences with The Queen’s Gambit, which is an adaptation of Walter Tevis’s 1983 novel of…

David Černý in Prague

Where to find the work of David Černý   David Černý is the Czech Republic’s most notorious sculptor and artist.  Here is a brief guide…

Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp, Oranienburg, Berlin

Concentration camp near Berlin Visiting anywhere in Europe brings you near to remains of World War Two.  In Germany, these sites are generally named “Gedenksätte”…

Travel: Checkpoint Charlie, Berlin

Achtung Charlie Checkpoint Charlie is surely the best-known crossing point between East and West Berlin.  But is it worth visiting? History The name comes from…

Travel: The Spree Tunnel, Berlin

Walking under the river in Berlin (pub crawl optional) Many cities have pedestrian tunnels under their main rivers, like our home town of Glasgow, London…

German Russian Museum, Berlin

See the end of World War II The German-Russian Museum Berlin-Karlshorst is a museum dedicated to German-Soviet relations with a focus on the German-Soviet war 1941-1945. …

Travel: The Tränenpalast (Palace of Tears)

Tearful partings at former East-West Berlin crossing point The Tränenpalast (Palace of Tears) is a former border crossing point between East and West Berlin and…

Travel: Pallasstrasse Bunker and Pallasseum, Berlin

The unusual architecture of the Social Palace Pallasstrasse bunker in Schöneberg in southern Berlin is a former air-raid shelter built in 1943 by forced labourers.…

Travel: Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Berlin’s Holocaust Memorial Located between Brandenburg Gate and Potsdamer Platz is a striking and impressive memorial, unlike any we had seen before, to the Jews…

Travel: The Town Musicians of Bremen

Bremen’s most famous residents The most well-known landmark of the Hanseatic city of Bremen are the town musicians but they are not your typical musicians,…

Currywurst in Berlin at Curry 36

Currywurst at the Zoo There are two things you must eat in Berlin,  currywurst mit soße is one of them, the other is a doner…

Brandenburg Gate | History, Transport and Photos

Visiting Brandenburg Gate in Berlin The Brandenburg Gate (In German Brandenburger Tor) was built in the 18th-century on the orders of Prussian king Frederick William…