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Corona diaries: How life in Berlin was changed by a pandemic

Paul Sullivan, long-time Berlin resident and founder of Slow Travel Berlin, reflects on the surrealism of life in the city…

vor 2 Jahren

Drive-in cinemas in Berlin: There’s hope for film fans this summer

While Berlin’s galleries and museums start to cautiously reopen, the city’s cinemas remain geschlossen thanks to the corona crisis. But!…

vor 2 Jahren

Empty nights in Berlin: Photo series shows the clubs without the people

Berlin’s pulsing techno heartbeat has stopped. The clubs are empty. Berlin-based photographer Emmanuele Contini went out on a Saturday night…

vor 2 Jahren

The end of WWII: Berlin’s landmarks pictured in 1945 and 2020

It’s been a monumental 75 years since WWII ended and the rubble of Berlin lay quiet. After the Battle of…

vor 2 Jahren

Love in times of corona: A couples’ counsellor on break-ups, sex and ‘corona babies’

Sex, break-ups, fighting and rekindled closeness. For many couples, the corona crisis also means spending more time at home together…

vor 2 Jahren

Beyond Cabaret: Berlin through the eyes of Christopher Isherwood

Comprised of two short novels—“Mr. Norris Changes Trains” and “Goodbye To Berlin”— Christopher Isherwood’s “Berlin Stories” has been thrilling readers with its fascinating…

vor 2 Jahren

Corona quarantine: Home workouts to keep you physically (and mentally) fit

Gyms are closed. Outdoors is basically closed. Instead, we’ve been assigned corona quarantine and social distancing. But! Spending days on…

vor 2 Jahren

Corona crisis: The impact for Berlin’s expat gastronomy workers

People from all over the world work in Berlin’s kitchens. But how are expats in gastronomy dealing with the corona…

vor 2 Jahren

9 things you can do at home during coronavirus quarantine

Coronavirus has brought the world to a standstill. Berlin’s bars, shops, clubs, schools, museums and restaurants are closed; landmarks deserted,…

vor 2 Jahren

Digital dancing: Berlin’s clubs launch collective streaming platform

Breaking (good) news from Berlin's Club Commission! In an act of virtual genius, the city’s clubs have devised a way…

vor 2 Jahren

Corona in Berlin: Pictures of a deserted city

How quickly things change. Just weeks ago Berlin was a bustling capital, a city of culture and hedonism that never…

vor 2 Jahren

Rave The Planet: Date for Love Parade 2.0 is set

It’s an ambitious project — for which there is now a set date. ‘Rave The Planet’, the resurrection of legendary…

vor 2 Jahren

Planet Berlin: Dudu — Family-run Vietnamese fusion food in Mitte

The Vietnamese fusion of Dudu restaurant is beloved by celebrities, hipsters and families alike. Run by Nam Cao Hoai, who…

vor 2 Jahren

The best places to visit in spring in Berlin

Surviving the winter is something of a rite of passage in Berlin. Even though the ice-covered winters of yore have…

vor 2 Jahren

“I was ahead of my time”: Cartoonist Julie Doucet on dealing with gender

Montreal-born underground cartoonist Julie Doucet was addressing sexuality, gender and violence in her illustrations decades before the #MeToo movement was…

vor 2 Jahren

10 cool places in Wedding where locals actually go

Last year, British magazine Time Out named Berlin’s Wedding the fourth coolest district in the world. Eat that, Neukölln! The…

vor 2 Jahren

Planet Berlin: Meta Mate Bar — Café and Brazilian mate specialist

Krithika and Fabricio do Canto met seventeen years ago in India, where Fabricio introduced ‘mate’ — the earthy-tasting, caffeinated drink…

vor 2 Jahren

Citizens’ group wants to rebuild Anhalter Bahnhof

A citizens’ group wants to rebuild Anhalter Bahnhof, the central Berlin train station that burned down during WWII — but…

vor 2 Jahren

Currywurst & beyond: Our 10 favourite places to eat real Berlin food

Let’s be honest — German cuisine doesn't have the best reputation. And Berlin's local fare, in particular, isn’t typically regarded…

vor 2 Jahren

Planet Berlin: South Embassy — High quality products from South America

Cecilia Fuentes Ibarburu brings her passion for South America and its bespoke, artisan products to her chic store in Mitte.…

vor 2 Jahren

Climate crisis: Berlin to go car free by 2030?

A city without cars? This dream could become reality in Berlin in the next ten years. At least according to…

vor 2 Jahren

A guide to Berlin’s best Prussian architecture

As Berlin’s reconstructed Royal Palace prepares to open this year, Paul Sullivan rounds up some of the city’s best Prussian…

vor 2 Jahren

The 10 best public swimming pools in Berlin

Athletes, mermaids, surfers and water babies of all kinds: Berlin has a pool to suit your needs. And our editors…

vor 3 Jahren

Planet Berlin: Kochu Karu —Korean-Spanish fusion in Prenzlauer Berg

Bin Lee-Zauner arrived in Berlin to study music — but it was food that made her stay. After crossing paths…

vor 3 Jahren

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