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…

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…

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…

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…

11 places to see the remains of the Berlin Wall

Where can you see the remains of the Berlin Wall today? From 1961 until 1989 Berlin was cut in half by a wall which surrounded…

East Berlin Stasi Trail

Guide to the Stasi sights of East Berlin Discover life in East Berlin during the time of the Stasi secret police with our…Stasi Trail! What…

Travel: Visiting the Bundestag (Reichstag)

Everything you need to know to visit the German Parliament The German Parliament, the Bundestag or you may know it as the Reichstag, captures the…

The Barn at Cafe Kranzler, Berlin

Freshly roasted coffee from The Barn at Cafe Kranzler This famous West Berlin café has been given a new lease of life has become the…

Travel: The Ernst Thälmann Monument, Berlin

A remaining Soviet Monument Whilst searching for a pub (no surprise there from Mr Foodie) we stumbled across a remnant of the German Democratic Republic. …

Berlin horizontal bed-bike tour!

The best way to see Berlin is by bed! Who doesn’t love their bed? We are big fans of sleeping but we are also big…

Travel: Killing Eve Berlin Locations to visit

Crime and Berlin, I was in heaven and of course, my geekery kicked in for some mapping action, and to find out where Villanelle had…