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The Volksbühne and surrounding area in Berlin from the Fernehturm (TV Tower) at Alexanderplatz

Berlin From Above: The Sunset From The Fernsehturm

A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to take a VIP trip up the Fernsehturm in Berlin’s Alexanderplatz and to make it even more special I got to watch the sunset form Berlin’s highest vantage point. I had been out for the afternoon with my friend Bine doing the Schnitzeljagd (Scavenger Hunt) around […]


Sunset Over Wannsee

After spending the sunny part of Saturday being silly and getting sunburnt at Slow Travel Berlin’s sports day for adults, the Slowlympics, watching the sunset over the Wannsee from a small sandy beach was a relaxing way to end the day. Berlin has many lakes and on sunny summer days Berliners flock to them to […]


Berliner Dom (Berlin Cathedral)

I’m not a religious person but I’ve always been drawn to churches and cathedrals for their architecture and character.  The Berliner Dom (Berlin Cathedral) is certainly an impressive sight and one of Berlin’s iconic landmarks. Located as it is on the Museuminsel (Museum Island), the cathedral is guaranteed a high footfall and anyone walking past […]


Siegessäule (Gold Else) – Berlin’s Victory Column

After a successful trip to the Französischer Dom I decided it was time to tackle the Siegessäule (Victory Column) and get some more great views over Berlin. Known by the locals as Gold Else (Berliners have a fondness for giving their public buildings nicknames), the column is topped by a gilded bronze statue of the […]