Category Archive: Germany

Coffee in Berlin.

There is no shortage of quality, third-wave coffee creeping into the otherwise push button machine coffee industry in Berlin.

Markthalle Neun in Kreuzberg

Pockets full of hipsters and hidden food gems Kreuzberg is far from shy when it comes to expressing itself about the food industry. Even before reunification in 1990, the artistic and bohemian west… Continue reading

Le Corbusier in Berlin

Born Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris, Corbusier (6 Oct. 1887 – 27 Aug. 1965) renamed himself in the early 1920s as his design ideas around urban housing and standards of living began to trend. Not an… Continue reading

Tempelhofer Feld

Standing at 1.2 kilometres long, the terminal at Tempelhofer Feld in Berlin’s west was the beginnings of Hitler’s Welthauptstadt Germania in the 1930s, becoming the largest building in continental Europe and still one… Continue reading

Berlin Art Week 2015: ABC Contemporary

As part of Berlin Art Week 2015, the ABC Contemporary show at Station Berlin in the heart of the industrial parkland at Gleisdreieck UBahn in Kreuzberg’s far west is on again. This annual… Continue reading

Dots in Neukölln

Hidden under scaffolding for most of this year, Dots is an inconspicuous delight amongst the dive bars along Weserstraße in Neukölln. Literally dotted with graffiti art the façade can only have proved as… Continue reading

Hamburg.

As the second largest city in Germany, Hamburg is armed with the second biggest port in Europe, keeping no one wondering how the city is flushed with opportunity, money and visitors. A sovereign… Continue reading

Spice makes its way to Berlin this summer.

Gone are the days of bland (but necessary) wurst and brot and enter the new phase of expatriate flavour, spice and zing: Jamaican. Jerk. Chicken. All over Berlin, Jamaican cuisine is popping up… Continue reading

56 hours in München this summer

Will that be weiß oder dunkel bier bitte? Munich, in the heartland of Bavaria is pouring with beer and culture. Home of Oktoberfest; Germany’s biggest export since beer itself, Munch is a plethora… Continue reading

District Mot – a long way from Vietnam

Since it’s opening in early 2013, District Mot has been thrust into becoming one of the hottest restaurants in town thanks to its hawker themed interior and menu. Covered in kitsch-Viet style, the… Continue reading

Potsdam: A quirky day trip from Berlin.

Potsdam is a great day trip from the city bustle and just forty minutes from Berlin on the S-Bahn. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1990, the greater area of Potsdam… Continue reading