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Chillin’ at Mauerpark

A strange and lovely day. Broke out the bike and headed for the Mauerpark flea market with big visions of a DIY project I spotted on Pinterest this morning. Homemade lampshades from upcycled materials like old photo slides and vintage lampshade wireframes. Unfortunately I didn’t find what I was looking for, and had to hide […]

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Adorable cat

Urgent Veterinary Care and Pet Emergencies in Berlin

Being an expat and not speaking German can be extremely frustrating when your pet becomes sick or injured and needs urgent care. Who can help? Where can we go? Can they come to my pet? And a question that you don’t want to think about but must anyway, how much does it cost? My beloved […]

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Best of Berlin Blogs: Roundup Feb 2013

During January I took a respite from my online life and as such got a big behind (oops…haha…typo..ummm…well maybe that too with all the EATING), I mean a BIT behind on reading all the awesome blogs out there about Berlin. Considering the amount of time I usually spend reading them, I thought I’d mention some […]

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Iron Beauty On Gendarmenmarkt In Berlin

Kiss Your Honey On Gendarmenmarkt At Night

Have the city’s best wiener schnitzel for dinner at Lutter & Wegner, and then take your honey for a stroll around Gendarmenmarkt at night.  The beautifully lit architecture is impressive to behold and the center of the plaza is the perfect place for a sweep-em-of-their-feet kind of kiss.  Has that ever happened to me?  Not […]

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Rosinenbomber, Berlin Airlift

The German Museum Of Technology In Berlin

The weather’s gotten cold cold cold in Berlin and that means it is time to start loving our indoor attractions! A lesser known museum choice is one that I was surprised to have enjoyed as much as I did. Don’t be turned off by the entrance to the German Museum of Technology (Deutsches Technikmuseum Berlin), […]

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Sandy and the Fernsehturm

I Want to Wash the Windows of the Fernsehturm

So I was sitting in the revolving restaurant in the Fernsehturm, sipping a lovely glass of champagne with a friend, admiring the setting sun and the vastness of Berlin sprawling to the horizon in every direction, and a thought occurred to me: How do they wash the windows? I mean, check out this short video […]

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Don’t Hate Me For Hating Currywurst!

I hate currywurst.  There.  I said it.  Being so in love with Berlin as I am means that sentence borders on — no, it is — blasphemy.  The people here go nuts for the (pork?) stuff, and I really cannot understand this gastronomic mystery.  In fact, I’ve been told that Germans eat more than 70 […]

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East Side Gallery on the remaining Berlin Wall

The Best Of Berlin’s Street Art Photos And Videos

One of the things I love the most about Berlin is the street art.  The expression of rebellious individuality and free-thinking is the very character of Berlin, and it’s graffiti is the badge it proudly wears.  With a glance around at any corner, I feel the energy and inspiration bubbling through the cobbled streets, in […]

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Celebrating Alba’s White Truffles In Berlin’s Bocca di Bacco Restaurant

White Alba truffles are world-renowned for their earthy gastronomic perfection. The harvest season opened this week in Piemonte (Piedmont), Italy. In Berlin, we celebrated with an exquisite truffle feast at Mitte’s exclusive Bocca di Bacco restaurant. The annual festival, called Fiera Internatzionale del Tartufo Bianco d’Alba, is occurring this year for the 82nd time. Beginning […]

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Bye Bye Monbijouplatz, I Will/Won’t Miss You

As they say here in Europe, it is with one sad eye and one glad eye that I am planning to move from my current home on Monbijouplatz in Mitte, up north into Prenzlauerberg. It’s hard to believe that I’ve been here nine months already, because I honestly never felt like I finished moving in. […]

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