2022 UPDATE: I was finally able to take TD & DiploBaby to the Berlin Zoo The Berlin Zoo in Tiergarten is not only a beautifully designed Zoo and a great way to spend a beautiful Berlin day, but . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
Our 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 . . .
We were invited to an art gallery opening nearby a few weeks ago. It's so exciting to be invited to one that is nearby and I do so look forward to returning! Berlin is a city of art and to be able to . . .
Yesterday I attended the WILLKOMMEN IN BERLIN First Steps in Berlin tour of Wilmersdorf, the heart of West Berlin. I learned from my Deutsch Integration Class that Ku'damm (part of Wilmersdorf) is . . .