View from the former eastern side of the river – note the memorial crosses to people killed trying to get from one side to the other.
Les dette – og alt om Berlin – på norsk! Besøk vår nettside Reis-Berlin.no Ah, summer in Berlin. After the biting winds and bitter cold of the winter and the short but welcome spring, the city is transformed and it’s time to get out and take advantage of the warm weather. There’s plenty of open spaces. [...]
Les dette – og alt om Berlin – på norsk! Besøk vår nettside Reis-Berlin.no Ostalgie? What’s that, some kind of infection? Not exactly. In the words of Wikipedia, Ostalgie is a German term referring to nostalgia for aspects of life in East Germany. It is derived from the German words Ost (east) and Nostalgie (nostalgia). [...]
Les dette – og alt om Berlin – på norsk! Besøk vår nettside Reis-Berlin.no Having lived and worked in Berlin for a couple of years right after the fall of the Wall and visited several times in the years since, I’ve had the chance to witness huge changes to the city which is now the German [...]
Say you’re a town planner. You need to build lots of apartments but in your prime area of choice there’s an enormous, above-ground WWII air-raid bunker which cannot be destroyed. What do you do? Well, if you’re a certain Berliner, you just build right over it. Mind-boggling…
Every visitor to the German capital should take the walk around the amazing dome of the Reichstag. You can skip the queues by booking a table at the rooftop restaurant
What to do in Berlin? Let’s face it, the German capital has more to offer than the cold war, clubbing and currywurst you know. It’s one of a shrinking number of major cities with a wide range of unusual and specialist shops, which means you are spoilt for choice when looking for something different to [...]