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The Tiergarten

Berlin’s largest park, the Tiergarten, seemed like the perfect place to spend a sunny Sunday afternoon.  So yesterday, with Berlin enjoying some much needed sunshine, that’s exactly where I went. And I wasn’t the only one. Some people chose a spot on the banks of the canal and were absorbed in a book, others lay […]


Tempelhof Airport

A tour of the disused Tempelhof Airport in Berlin offers a fascinating insight into the city’s history, an example of public space being put to good use, if only temporarily, and leaves unanswered questions about the area’s future. During Berlin Fashion Week I was lucky enough to get the chance to go to the Bread […]


Soviet War Memorial in Treptower Park

One thing I learned from visiting the Soviet War Memorial in Treptower Park is that the Soviets knew how to honour their dead. The memorial in Treptower Park is the largest of the three main Soviet war memorials in Berlin – the other two are on Strasse des 17 Juni and in Schönholzer Heide. When I got my first […]


Volkspark Friedrichshain

The sun was shining on Berlin yesterday and despite a slight drop in the temperature I still thought it was a perfect day to explore one of Berlin’s many parks.  I’ve passed Volkspark Friedrichshain on the tram a number of times and spotted joggers making their way into, around or out of it but yesterday […]