Travel Blogs from Berlin
... according to Resident Advisor is the best club in Berlin. The line in was a solid couple of hundred metres long so I ended up bailing with some girls from our room and got some takeaway beers and smokes (pretty partial to the odd cigarette whilst drunk these days..) Ended up climbing up some scaffolding of a building and drinking beers up there, plenty of locals doing it. Really sums up the laidback culture here.
So the next day was the last day of Josh, soo stoked! ...
... to Go in Hackescher Markt, but it's just one of probably thousands of places that serve up "the original!", "the best!" or "#1!" currywurst in the city. At the grocery store we were very pleasantly surprised by the more reasonable prices for our picnic meals. Germany has caused a much appreciated sticker shock after the Nordic leg of our trip. Our picnics are more nutritious here.
Today we visited Topography of Terror, ...
... it's a big deal).
On the way to the hotel we visited the longest remaining piece of the berlin wall, which has been painted with loads of cool artwork. After arriving at the hotel, we had some free time to look around, but me and a few of the other girls only made it as far as the cafe across the street, which had the best brownies ever! After freshening up from our long trip we all headed to Hofbrńuhaus, the largest beer hall ...
... to kill beforehand. We wanted to shower and change but didn’t need an hour and a half for that so we went out in search of an aperitif and perhaps another bottle of vodka to replace the Absolut Pepper that we thought we might only consume in extremis.
There were bars down Rosenthaler Strasse including one called CCCP that sounded promising because it was a vodka bar and there’s a chance in a city like Berlin that vodka might be served properly (if you ...
... we didn't either understand or hear.
We asked someone else who was on the platform who advised us we needed to go to the information desk to see what our options were.
It turns out our options were as follows:
- Go to the ticket office and see if they could get us on to the next train