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berlin, germany, travel

Sunday Singalong in Mauerpark

February 23, 2017

There’s only one place to be on a Sunday afternoon in Berlin and that’s Mauerpark. Why? Because of Bearpit Karaoke of course! It’s one of the few places where a portable, battery-powered karaoke machine in a field can attract hundreds of visitors willing to sit around for a couple of hours (or close to seven in my case!) and be entertained by singers with a wide range of abilities. Continue Reading…

adventure, berlin, germany, travel

Bouldering in a Bunker

January 10, 2017

I’m down in the hip area of Friedrichshain at Der Kegel, what was once an overground WWII bunker and since turned socialist hub. I’m ten feet in the air, clinging to the colourful rocks with no harness and there’s only the soft, bouncy floor beneath me. What a way to try out bouldering for the first time. Continue Reading…

berlin, germany, vegan, vegan berlin, vegan guide

Best Veggie Burgers in Berlin

December 19, 2016

I know, I know, the hamburger is more of a Hamburg thing but I didn’t visit Hamburg, I went to Berlin and I’m about to tell you something so true it might change your life forever. Berlin is the city where vegan dreams come true. It has an entirely vegan supermarket chain, you won’t be able to walk down a road in Kreuzberg without encountering at least one vegan restaurant, there’s even an all-vegan sex shop but there is nothing as heavenly as a good ol’ veggie burger from the vegetarian capital of the world. Continue Reading…

berlin, germany, travel

Wandering Through Grunewald Forest

December 6, 2016

Photographers, instagrammers and hipsters alike might know that Grunewald Forest is the home of the abandoned NSA listening station on Teufelsberg (Devil’s Mountian). I’ll admit I’m guilty of journeying out to Grunewald to find said listening station without realising the forest might have been what makes this area of Berlin so magical. Continue Reading…

cologne, germany, travel

15 Things to do in Cologne

December 1, 2016

Cologne is a charming city in West Germany famous for it’s Gothic architecture, a reconstructed old town and introducing the world to wearable fragrances. Although it may not be as big as Berlin or Munich, it’s charm lies in the details. From the Medieval spires to the well preserved Roman streets, there’s something so beautiful about this intricate city. Continue Reading…