by Alice Mariscotti-Wayatt Berlin is a treasure trove of out of the way, odd, old, abandoned buildings. But what to do if you want to explore this edgy side of Berlin, but don’t want to spend your city break on the run from the police? Happily, several of Berlin’s long-abandoned projects spotted an opportunity and… Read More How to Safely Explore Berlin’s Abandoned Icons
by Alice Mariscotti-Wyatt The Bathing Ship, a swimming pool which floats in the Spree, has long been one of my favourite places in Berlin. But since moving here I’ve discovered this city has a whole lot more weird, wonderful and beautiful pools. Perhaps it’s because Berlin is at least 2 hours from the coast, but… Read More Swim in Berlin
by Bianca Let me cut to the chase. Although Badeschiff translates as “bathing ship”, it is not really a ship. It is, however, a swimming pool submerged in a river next to a city beach. What’s not to love? Berlin really surprised me. In a good way. I wasn’t expecting it to be such an… Read More Badeschiff Swimming Pool: All Aboard!
by Bianca Berlin’s nightlife is notorious for its incredible clubs and strict door policies. Bouncers guard their club doors fiercely. It’s not quite Checkpoint Charlie, but things can get pretty tense at the front of the line. Clubs with strict door policies in the rest of the world usually refer to things like not being… Read More A Guide to Getting into Berlin’s Clubs & Bars