The Berlin Zoo in Tiergarten is not only a beautifully designed Zoo and a great way to spend a beautiful Berlin day, but it also has a really interesting history and has quite a few distinctions. As . . .
There are many walking tours of Berlin, from your usual tours to pub crawls and the underground clubbing scene. One tour that I can recommend for people who are interested in street art and . . .
The Koenigliche Gartenakademie or Royal Garden Academy in Berlin is the product of a dream and a lot of handwork against many odds of its award-winning founders, Gabriella Pape and plant . . .
I've always wanted to check out the Christopher Street Day (CSD) Parade. When we arrived last year we weren't able to attend because we were busy trying to lock down and move into a flat. We made sure . . .
The Ministry for State Security or the Stasi, the GDR's Secret Police is something that is always mentioned in any material about that time. I know about it from what I've seen and heard in a general . . .
For many people the oddly shaped, very modern Humboltbox offends their sense of sight because it is like a sore thumb sticking out in the middle of the very beautiful old buildings in Museum Insel. I . . .
My friend Alex said that International Greenweek Berlin is like taking a world tour in one place. And after I went around, I totally agree! It's definitely worth the entrance fee... French Champagne . . .
Many Weihnachtsmarkt or Christmas Markets are closed after December 26 but there are some Christmas Markets that are still open like Gendarmenmarkt, which we went to last night. I went there before . . .
For December the Group Leaders of First Steps in Berlin (an activity group within the Willkommen in Berlin) decided to take us to their favorite traditional German Christmas Market in Schloss . . .
Another fascinating tour we enjoyed thanks to the group leaders of Wilkommen in Berlin's UKNOWN BERLIN group leaders, Karla and Sonny! We had a special tour of one of the 3 antiaircraft or "Flak" . . .
Happy Halloween! I thought a post on cute little monsters would be perfect for today! I found this super cute Art Gallery after attending the Alternative Berlin Walking Tour with some visiting . . .
On a skype conversation, I was telling my best friend Tala about not meeting many people of the same age yet in Berlin, she encouraged me to look for activities wherein I can meet people with the same . . .
Just want to share with you a photoblog of the monuments we saw lit up in Berlin's Festival of Lights 2013. It really is a great way for Berlin to welcome the cold season - it made Berliners and . . .
I want to share another recent discovery care of a Singaporean friend living in Jakarta. She shared with me this writeup about Markthalle Neun (or Markethall Nine) This is a photoblog of our visit to . . .
Living in Europe might be expensive in many ways, but there are also many wonderful things you can enjoy for free like Berlin's beautiful parks. Berlin is a green city with many parks in the different . . .
Berlin is such a historic city that I would be remiss if I didn't write about the significant historical places I have had the privilege to visit. Track 17 or Gleis 17 is a small and quiet but . . .
Though the Berlin Festival of Lights 2013 officially starts on 9 October, there are some buildings that are already lit up! Yesterday we made our way to Hackeschermarkt to see the lights and sounds . . .
A Tour of the Grand Landlodge of the Freemasons of Germany Today I attended a tour of the historical and mysterious Grosse Landesloge der Freimaurer von Deutschland. It was the very first activity of . . .
Hi there! I am so excited to be able to say that the Philippine Team, Dragon Fireworks, won the 2013 Pyronale Fireworks World Championships! AND we were there to witness their phenomenal performance . . .
When we first arrived we kept on hearing about Pinoy and other Asian Food (mostly Thai food) being sold at the Thai Park. During some of our walks we would pass by this park. On the outside it looks . . .