Why tour Berlin by Bike

  Seeing Berlin by bike gives you a whole new outlook on the city.  Should I say that again? The best, and I mean the best, way to tour Berlin is by bike. This is why. 1) Berlin is one of the friendliest places in the world to cycle. The famous Copenhagenize Index that measures […]

The Berlin Wall: Facts I Bet You Never Knew

It is a bit unfortunate that a city as amazing as Berlin has ended up being largely defined by the Berlin Wall. That said, this was a pretty stark division of a city in living memory and its traces are still everywhere, not just in the city’s architecture but also in the minds of its […]

Summer in Berlin: A Few Watery Tips to Fill the Lazy Days

Berlin’s natives can be laconic at the best of times. Ask them about summer in the city and they will shrug or mumble. A few might even complain about the weather. I think it is all because they are intent on trying to keep a secret — that while tourists flock to Berlin for the […]

Berlin’s New Airport Will Be Delayed

I just saw a statement that the new Berlin Airport (BER) has delayed its opening. That will be good news for all those who love good old Tegel. Meanwhile flights are still going into Schoenefeld as usual. Here is their full statement: Berlin, 8 May 2012 Flughafen Berlin-Brandenburg GmbH announced today that the new airport […]

Relaxing Yoga Weekend 150km outside Berlin

For those who are in need of some quiet time, nature, yoga, ‘me time’, and/or relaxation, we recommend a yoga weekend with Erinbell Fanore at the Salvey Mühle. Her last weekend in November quickly sold out as was a complete success. She is offering two this Spring. The March one is sold out but there […]

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