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Berlin Sledging Map – Where to hit the slopes

It would seem that Berlin made a New Year’s Resolution and it was to provide the winter wonderland that many were hoping for.  The only question now is where to make the most of the snow and Locafox has provided the answer with an interactive Berlin sledging map. After a positively balmy Christmas in Berlin, […]


Sunday Documentary: Speaking Gardens

Exploring the concept of urban gardening in Berlin, the documentary film, Speaking Gardens by Teresa Beck and René Reichelt shows the different ways Berliners are finding to use or create green spaces in the city. Speaking Gardens introduces six different urban gardening projects across Berlin: Wuhlegarten: Interkultureller Garten Berlin Köpenick – an intercultural community gardening […]


Autumn Colours in Berlin

There is something magical about autumn in Berlin.  Pushing aside all thoughts of a hangover after the first Schmankerl-Hüttn of the year in order to take advantage of the sunshine and unseasonably warm Berlin weather we headed for Gemeindepark Lankwitz yesterday. The sun brought out the best in the autumn foliage and having picked the […]


Plötzensee – an inner city Berlin lake

Plötzensee is a small and pretty glacial lake in the residential area of Wedding in the north of Berlin with a Freibad (lido) on its western shore. I have Cihan to thank for suggesting I visit Plötzensee, and the wonderful afternoon and early evening I spent there last week. Smaller than many of Berlin’s more famous […]


Natur-Park Schöneberger Südgelände

An abundance of green space, the proliferation of graffiti and street art and the wealth of old industrial buildings are just some of the reasons why I love Berlin and Natur-Park Schöneberger Südgelände is the embodiment of all three. The most prominent feature of the park, visible as you enter, is the 50m tall water […]