Schlosshotel Im Grunewald
Travel Blogs from Berlin
We got home late last evening as we took the kids to see spiderman in Sony Center in Potsdamer Platez..a huge state of the art entertaiment center. However, before that we took walk through the city, visitng the jewish war memorial and having lunch across Gendarmenmarkt Square at Malatesta, a nice Italian patio. It was fairly warm so we decided to …
... difficulty. I am staying at The Hotel Domicil, which I highly recommend if you ever find yourself in Berlin. The rooms are beautiful and big and although you have to pay for wi-fi, and its patchy at best, I was able to blog while I waited for Mark Brown to arrive. Mark is one of my fellow Monterey teachers who just finished up a tour through Germany with another group of teachers and it was awesome to see a familiar face. We relaxed ...
... when they asked me "möchten Sie etwas trinken?" Would you like something to drink? The flight lasted 7 and a half hours and they served a so-called“typical” German meal of a loaf of bread with assorted cold cuts, cheese, butter and a pickle. As appetizing as that sounds, I thankfully came prepared with a homemade pesto turkey and feta wrap that I ate to the probable jealousy of the other passengers ...
... on the wrong platform and then at the wrong tram stop. We didn’t waste any time though and our tram arrived seconds after we arrived on the correct platform. We got off on Freidreichstrasse and joined the throngs heading towards Unter den Linden. There were throngs heading the other way, too, but ours was the biggest.
As expected, access via the Brandenburger Tor was blocked (there were people entreating with the security personnel to be allowed through but they were ...
... try and filter out the ignorant. Thankfully there are very few who think I’m British. Most will say either Australian or New Zealand within two guesses. But I’ve had some classic responses. One girl said white Jamaican, and another girl actually said Antarctica. Someone even thought I was an Italian bloke who just happened to speak very good English. Apparently I look Italian now. But the best response I’ve had by far was from a girl in Iceland. She simply stared ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet