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Sandy beaches and a tropical climate all year round? Head for Berlin – where else?

The ice-cold beer helped, it really did. The constant heat and humidity were taking their toll and it had only been ten minutes since I had emerged from the water. A few metres in front of me our daughter splashed around at the water’s edge, gathering a mound of fine sand to build some creation […]

6 of the best…breakfast joints in Berlin

Berlin’s lack of strict licensing laws means that many bars and clubs stay open round the clock and late nights mean late breakfasts. Indeed breakfast in Berlin often means brunch – there’s no real distinction between the two. As many hotels charge extra for a somewhat lame variant save your money and enjoy a real […]

Grown-up Travel Guide’s Best Photos: Former watchtower, Berlin, Germany

There aren’t many of these left nowadays – but at Schlesischer Park between Kreuzberg and Treptow a former watchtower has been preserved. In 1990 things were different, and when visiting Berlin with a friend we stayed the night in a watchtower overlooking the Reichstag, but that’s another story…