Travel Blogs from Berlin, Germany

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Berlin Mayhem, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Berlin Mayhem

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... we have seen each other plenty since college and I'm enjoying my time outside yet again.  We venture over to see the Berlin wall which isn't quite what I had expected but still turns out to be a very cool tourist site.  The paintings ...

Bubu's Berlin, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Bubu's Berlin

A travel blog entry by emtyadventures

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... our lack of knowledge of the city as Bubu’s sentences overwhelmed us; “West Berlin was surrounded by East Berlin, in East Germany - You can tell because they have trams”, “American quarter”, “The Soviet influence can ...

Looking for Freedom, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Looking for Freedom

A travel blog entry by danly

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... from all different times in Berlin’s history.  We were shown statues and buildings from during the communist times in East Germany like a large sculpture of Marx and Engels and the huge TV Tower which was built during this time and remains the ...

The Calm Before The Storm, Berlin, Germany travel blog

The Calm Before The Storm

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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... spent a quality two days in Berlin with Karim and Polly, who managed to get us beds in their hostel - the little angels. Berlin has gone pretty football crazy. They've closed off about half a mile of street from the Brandenberg Gate all the way down ...

Wunderbar, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Wunderbar

A travel blog entry by danly

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... flavour here which includes chocolate and pieces of brownie, so nice.  Might have to go back there tomorrow too... I think Berlin is a really cool city, there is a lot to see, it’s international, has amazing architecture and the people are ...

Bustling Berlin, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Bustling Berlin

A travel blog entry by kimandmartin

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... of different languages. (Actually there is, but it's not widely spoken.) We've noticed a lot of graffiti in the Netherlands and Germany, but Berlin has to beat all! From the moment we arrived on the bus, we saw it on every wall or vertical surface in ...

Trip to Central Europe - Berlin, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Trip to Central Europe - Berlin

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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In late July, we traveled by car from Amsterdam to Berlin, Germany; Kracow, Poland; Budapest, Hungary and then to Vienna, Austria before making the journey back to Amsterdam. Unlike previous trips, we actually were able to leave half a day EARLY on this ...

Berlin., Berlin, Germany travel blog

Berlin.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Berlin. ...

Berlin, Germany, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Berlin, Germany

A travel blog entry by tbassplayer

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... had always imagined that the wall surrounded East Berlin and they were trying to keep from getting out of the east into western Germany. Instead, Berlin is in East Germany, and the wall was actually built around the west side, to keep people from getting ...

Guess where I come from, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Guess where I come from

A travel blog entry by daveaway

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... an incident that happened in Spain. In Mallorca there are lots of Germans. The Champions league final between Bayern Munich (Germany) and Chelsea (England) had recently been played, with Chelsea winning. Bayern are like the Collingwood of German football, ...

Berlin bound, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Berlin bound

A travel blog entry by jawad

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Eating and Sleeping in Berlin, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Eating and Sleeping in Berlin

A travel blog entry by sfrtw

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... is from Berlin, will just list some of Shari's pros and cons so far of what little she has seen of Berlin. Pros: - Cool artsy neighborhoods, - Interesting architecture, - Lots of good eats  (bakeries are awesome, as well as good ...

Chapter 53: In America We Get Bags., Berlin, Germany travel blog

Chapter 53: In America We Get Bags.

A travel blog entry by easyread

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My first night in Germany was a good time. I scoped out the city on foot, had an awesome local dinner of pork medallions and spätzle noodles at Fraunhofer Restaurant, drank some fine Munich beer, practiced mein Deutsch, and slept well in one of the ...

The Fateful Return, Berlin, Germany travel blog

The Fateful Return

A travel blog entry by danblank

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... day was some sort of public holiday in Germany. Not only was it some public holiday, it was the public holiday in Germany and Berlin was the place to be. October 3 I learned, was the anniversary of the reunification of Germany, and therefore Berlin as ...

Berlin, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Berlin

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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... city to rebuild, the price tag is enormous.  On top of that the unemployment rate is at 17%!  Despite this, Berlin is exceptionally clean, incredibly friendly, has arguably the greatest transportation system in the world, and is intensely policed.  We ...

Thank God for the final leg..., Berlin, Germany travel blog

Thank God for the final leg...

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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... Cockerel'. Decent performance although no awe-inspiring by any means. The upside was that, due to the entirepopulation of Berlin watching Germany v Portgual, my budget of budget ticket, which should have meant a seat directly, and i mean directly, ...

Arriving in Berlin, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Arriving in Berlin

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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... ride, but we did eat some more of the cheese we bought at the cheese markte, and it was delicious!! Once we arrived in Berlin it was a few blocks walk to our hostel and for some reason Berlin was HOT! We were absolutely drenched in sweat by the time we ...

Arrived in Berlin, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Arrived in Berlin

A travel blog entry by clintonb

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... Checkpoint Charlie. Just a normal street now, but it still has the checkpoint station where the allies crossed over to east Germany. Here i learnt of all the standoff's and action between the two sides and how important this position actually was. ...

Berlin, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Berlin

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... a while and wind up losing their party as they, along with us, lost track of time.  It was a relaxed, yet entertaining introduction to Berlin.  I can tell that a majority of the time will be spent outdoors while I'm in Europe and I like it! ...

Sport, culture & sexuality mostly on two wheels, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Sport, culture & sexuality mostly on two wheels

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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... in the German national colours. We met two very interesting ladies who weren't big soccer fans at all but were fanatical about Germany winning anything. We soon sampled some of the beer and local foods, a wide choice of sausages, other meats and ...

Free Love, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Free Love

A travel blog entry by danblank

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... living, but don't you dare touch our traffic light guy. We then went by the Stasi Museum about the secret police of East Germany (a FREE museum as well, but all in German -- they have a book in English, but it only translates about half the displays) ...

Chris' parents visit, Prague, Krakow, Berlin and Quedlinburg, Germany travel blog

Chris' parents visit

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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... Chris' parents came to visit. Having spent enough time in Amsterdam already they drove with Chris to Prague and Krakow, then back to Berlin where Melanie joined for a 4 day weekend. After Berlin, we all drove to the small town of Quedlinburg in the Hartz ...

Another flu... what the?, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Another flu... what the?

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... ve come down with the flu because I can't see myself going out tonight which is a real pain given it's Saturday night in Berlin (save money though). I'm off to Paris tomorrow on the 10:42 train... get into Paris around 8pm. I think I'm more excited ...

3 days in Berlin, Berlin, Germany travel blog

3 days in Berlin

A travel blog entry by faff

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... furnished and with everything we need on a monthly basis. This means that we are not committing to a regular apartment which in Germany is typically unfurnished, no kitchen and minimum 3 months rent for a bond. A short-term apartment allows us to focus ...

Jet Lak Hostel, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Jet Lak Hostel

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... ... I won't rate it as being my favourite yet because I've just arrived but my first impressions are very good. I've arrived in Berlin, and very happy to get off the train. It was horrible sitting up for the entire 13 hours, but I still managed to get ...

The führer and the flood., Berlin, Germany travel blog

The führer and the flood.

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

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... here on the road towards Potsdam and enjoyed some great german food, beer and friendly people at a local place along the road.  Germany is SO EASY to eat in. After a beautiful day of walking ALL OVER Berlin, up and down the Unter den Linden, over ...

My day off..., Berlin, Germany travel blog

My day off...

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... .  The outdoor picnic tables filled up fast during the first match as people prepared for the late game which featured a Germany victory over Poland.  I enjoyed large beers and sausages until I couldn't eat anymore, at which point we headed to ...

East Side Gallery, Berlin, Germany travel blog

East Side Gallery

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... jumped on the metro across town to one of the last remaining sections of the Berlin Wall called the East Side Gallery. The Gallery was painted after the fall of the Wall and as has happened pretty much the entire time we've been in Germany, it ...

the final push west to Berlin..., Berlin, Germany travel blog

the final push west to Berlin...

A travel blog entry by youngieonsafari

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... apparently! the approaching winter was gathering momentum but there were only a few more days to endure.. leaving Poland for Germany i decided this time to take the more sensible option of the day train to Berlin to avoid another midnight robbery like ...

Fairwell Berlin dashing through closin train doors, Berlin, Germany travel blog

Fairwell Berlin dashing through closin train doors

A travel blog entry by clintonb

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... other... I'm glad i went though. Only a very small insignificant amount of 'neo nazi' activity still exists in far eastern germany where its frowned upon by everyone. One thing i found interesting was the place where Hitler was last standing before he ...

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