When I travelled from Berlin Schoenefeld Airport to the city centre by S-Bahn, I was approached by a woman outside the station who tried to get me to buy a used rail ticket. I had heard of this scam... more
Berlin is a wonderful city, the sights I mean. Public building stay open later than most cities I've visited and prices are relatively cheap, however, the people are so rude.
I've read so many reviews... more
While in Berlin, I encountered this scam a number of times around the main tourist sites, particularly in the Museum Island district and Unter den Linden. A young boy or girl pretending to be deaf... more
The east of berlin aint "dangerous",
like some of the People above me wrote, I am from BERLIN and this kind of "half-knowledge"
realy pisses me of, cuz it simply aint the truth.
First of all, most of... more
As I stood close to the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedachtnis-Kirche I noticed a group of women stood around talking. They were joined a few minutes later by some men who started shouting at them; well they were... more
Pedestrians: they have no rights on major crosswalks. If a pedestrian is ahead of you, and steps into the road, drive on, speed up, honk, or yell loudly and chase him back up on the curb. Never, ever... more
Watch out for the beer, especially when you are from Belgium and a beer lover.
I tasted twice a local beer - called Berliner Weisse mit Schuss
It is presented in two colours, green or red, the green... more
A warning that no longer is a warning :-).
We had to pass Helmstedt before reaching West Berlin.
We had to come in and show our passport. I had just lit a cigarette and did not want to throw it away... more
If you are walking near the Spree in Fall and Winter be careful of sudden, strong gusts of wind. I was walking near the Markiisches Museum when a gust blew the lightweight glasses I was wearing into... more
Just remember to take some Euro coins with you when you travel, especially by train, as the restrooms usually require 50 Euro Cents to 1 Euro. When you've been sampling all the Beer, sometimes it is... more
On the East side of Berlin, right where the famous painting of the presidents kissing, there is an opening where squatters live. Take precaution, they are very protective of their lifestyle. As it may... more
First Visit-May 2003
Berlin was the first place that I visited in what I call my ‘solo’ holiday phase in 2003, and it seems such a time ago I can’t remember why I choice to go there first. Though......
This page is more or less finished. I will add some little tips, but you will be able to survive in Berlin without them. I have only published tips which I could illustrate with digital photos - and...
In spite of bad weather conditions, it was too cold, I've spend an pleasant weekend in Berlin, the town which has so many faces. It is attractive, cosmopolitan, multicultural and multiethnic city with...
Berlin, one of the greenest cities in the world with one third of the city being made up of forest and lakes.
Summer here is not to be missed with many festivals and of course weather permitting beer...