Travel Blogs from Berlin
While employed at Zimmer, I traveled to Berlin for an orthopedic conference. I really enjoyed the sights and sounds of my adventure and got the travel bug.
... our walking tour we were off to the Rittersport chocolate shop which was a chocolate shop that enabled you to create your own flavours. The concept was quite simple you choose dark or milk chocolate then you choose from a large variety of ingredients including biscuits, lollies etc and then they put it all in a chocolate mould for you and you come back half an hour later and collect your personalised chocolate block. We made 3 blocks, I did one, Shaun did one and ...
... Consequently there is the kind of atmospheric singing and chanting that is rapidly dying out in the Premier League.
The next day it was all about Christmas markets, of which there are many in Berlin spread over several locations. The popularity of the Weihnachtsmarkt has widened to the point where there are now several in Britain every December. This is normally the point where I roll out all the reasons why these do not replicate the ...
... or any tour really. Make sure you scope out your own restaurants to eat at, local or just quick meals, even ask a local or tour guide if you need to. The Intrepid guides take you to places where they'll get a free meal for taking a large group and the meals are never cheep. So! many times we were able to find better and cheaper with authentic food and good experiences by just speaking up and doing our own thing. Also in retrospect I would have done the tour ...
... out, plenty of violence and aggression people, this bus is only half full! We got there and it was freezing. He gave us a really interesting talk in the first building. We were talking about the psychology of evil and that the training he went through in officer training wasn't dissimilar to the brain washing of the SS who were normal adults, turned into killers. Very interesting. I asked if many claimed insanity at the Nuremberg trials or if they ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsInterContinental Berlin
Fantastic location, service and room. I would recommend this hotel to anyone staying in Berlin.
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