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Best days with best friends

Phil had to leave for work after a week of the trip to Berlin and I know that traveling alone is character building but I infinitely prefer to share experiences.  There are nothing like the days spent with best friends – laughing, drinking, engaged in deep...

Can alternative Berlin survive

Walking tours are one of my favourite ways to see a city and one of the most fascinating features of Berlin is its street art scene.  Artists, musicians and all manner of creatives flocked to the areas that were left bereft after the war and subsequently the fall of...

Templehof Berlin Airlift

I was dubious about visiting Templehof but Phil has a genuine interest in Nazi architecture and really wanted to do this tour.  While you couldn’t call it beautiful, it is awe inspiring and we had a terrific guide to talk us through the intricacies of the Nazi...

Exploring Friedrichshain

A few photos from my wandering around lovely Friedrichshain just north of the river Spree.  It is sad to think that developers have bought the area around Urban Spree and intend to develop it into luxury apartments.  I am glad to have been and experienced Berlin now...

Hello Berlin and the perfect day

Our base for this trip to Berlin is Neukölln, an east Berlin suburb that is blossoming into one of the most interesting and cool places to live in the city.  I’m not a huge fan of perfectly rounded edges and sanitised life, I like to see the cracks so this...

Mizen Head

I think we were both a little overwhelmed by the stunning experience of our Schull pier adventure when we trundled up to Mizen Head so we were somewhat dubious.  It was misty and overcast when we arrived but by the time we paid for entry and made our way out to the...

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