Travel Blogs from Berlin
The first thing that was noticeable coming through Germany towards Berlin on the autobahn. Was that all German drive German made cars - BMW, Audi, Mercedes or Volkswagen. Some cars are going so quick opinion the fast lane it's crazy! The countryside has heaps of wind turbines, even more than Netherlands. The bus ride was made interesting by everyone getting up to the front one by one and doing an intro about themselves (name, age, what you do at home, relationship status, 2 truths 1 ...
... the first mega-city in human history, when we went to the Pergamon museum. At this museum we saw real life reconstructions of a Roman market, Greek temple, Babylonian gate, and Muslim artifacts. We also saw artifacts back to the time of Gilgamesh, a king of Mesopotamia. We ended the day by doing our laundry, and eating some more typical German food, Wiener schnitzel, sausages, Bavarian potato salad, and Austrian ...
... to finally get started and work for CDS. Am so excited about the next months ahead, people to meet and things to learn…
Whoever followed my blog, I hope you enjoyed reading it. Unfortunately, I have to say – this is it. I might write a book some day, as even the blog is only marginal to what we experienced. If so, I let you know.
Best from Berlin,
... to get dinner in the nearby park and enjoy the last of the sunlight. The cafe there turned out to be Swiss, so we had some nice mountain food to refresh ourselves and then retired to bed ready to attack Berlin properly the next day.
The hostel took their sightseeing very seriously and had a little in house intranet listing all the sights and including a huge, ten kilometre walking tour around forty plus sights in the middle of Berlin. With this information ...
... but Malou, Chris, William, and I had a few drinks at the hostel and then headed out to the bar. We had looked up a few and had a good one in mind. But Berlin's night life can be a little odd. They claim to have the best clubs and such in the world, but they also make up weird rules on the spot. I'd heard of guys getting turned away because they were dressed too nice and needed sneakers, and I've heard the opposite happening. Sometimes they just look at a ...
Other places to stay in Berlin
Charlottenburg, Berlin | 5 star hotelfrom $137
- Stunning modern hotel fabulous room every area superb design.
- A touch of the old DDR
- Great rooms but falling short in other areas
Tiergarten, Berlin | 5 star hotelfrom $198
- Best hotel ever seen; every year again!!!
- Great experience
- Spacious rooms, quiet, and centrally located
Mitte, Berlin | 5 star hotelfrom $156
- We'll go back to Berlin.... just for this hotel!
- Utterly lovely
Charlottenburg, Berlin | 5 star hotelfrom $138
- Great Location, Beautiful Hotel, Excellent Staff
- Best location, great return on money, sparkling clean and beautiful
Mitte, Berlin | 5 star hotelfrom $115
- An excellent all round experience
- Good and convenient hotel
- Very good but not amazing
Tempelhof-Schöneberg, Berlin | 4 star hotelfrom $106
- Excellent Hotel
- Very good hotel
- Great location
Mitte, Berlin | 5 star hotelfrom $150
- Bestin Westin.
- What an Awesome Hotel!
- Perfect First Class all the Way!
Mitte, Berlin | 4 star hotelfrom $99
- Pleasantly surprised
- Where have these people being staying?
- Amazing Views of East Meets West
Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, Berlin | 5 star hotelfrom $124
- Great stay
- I am ver hard to please but........
Tiergarten, Berlin | 5 star hotelfrom $178
- 5 Star excellence
- Great situation, great hotel !
- Good for trios/families
Spandau, Berlin | 4 star hotelfrom $54
Alt-Hohenschönhausen, Berlin | 4 star hotelfrom $66
Tiergarten, Berlin | 4 star hotelfrom $138
- A Short Summer Break In Berlin
- Very mixed
- Good Standard
Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, Berlin | 5 star hotelfrom $108
- Not a 5-Star Hotel
- Elegance without stuffiness
- Tranquil oasis
Mitte, Berlin | 4 star hotelfrom $127
Mitte, Berlin | 5 star hotelfrom $148
- Excellent service and lovely location
- Fantastic Berlin Hilton
- Ist Class Hotel
Tempelhof-Schöneberg, Berlin | 4 star hotelfrom $97
Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, Berlin | 4 star hotelfrom $92
Mitte, Berlin | 4 star hotelfrom $89
- Great hotel
- Excellent location and comfort
- Lovely Hotel But ..
Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, Berlin | 3 star hotelfrom $102
- Good value all round
- Best choice in Berlin for good value
Mitte, Berlin | 5 star hotelfrom $161
- Nice hotel, prime location, friendly staff
- Great Hotel!
- Great Location and a Great Hotel
Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, Berlin | 4 star hotelfrom $44
- Ok for the money
- Stay away from this thing
- Small Rooms, bad AC
Mitte, Berlin | 4 star hotelfrom $90
- Pleasant surprise!
- Check out the 8th floor
Mitte, Berlin | 4 star hotelfrom $96
- Best buy in town
- Great hotel
- Love it!
Neukölln, Berlin | 4 star hotelfrom $126
Mitte, Berlin | 4 star hotelfrom $134
- Good With A Few Exceptions
- New Hotel, Great Location