Spotlight: Berlin

September 27, 2023 - Petra Albrecht

Berlin, a city that blends its historical past with its modern cosmopolitan present. The German capital has so much to offer, to so many people that it can often be hard to know where to start when you are planning a trip. I am thrilled to share with you my must-see sights, unforgettable experiences, and insider tips to help you transform your Berlin trip into an unforgettable adventure.

My must-see sights:


An exterior shot of Museum Island in Berlin at sunset

Museum Island, Berlin

My unforgettable moment: Embracing Kreuzberg


People on a busy street in Kreuzberg, Berlin, with street art in the background

Street art in Kreuzberg

Tips & tricks for getting around:

What makes Berlin so special:

Berlin is undeniably one of Europe’s most captivating metropolises, a city that beckons you with its irresistible allure. Its vibrant, multicultural essence ensures that every visit is a fresh adventure waiting to unfold. With a constant influx of new exhibitions, burgeoning neighbourhoods, and an ever-evolving culinary scene, Berlin promises a never-ending journey of discovery. Whether you’re drawn to its rich historical tapestry or its contemporary art scene, Berlin offers a treasure trove of sights to explore, allowing you to craft your ideal itinerary.

This remarkable city is a year-round gem, whether you’re immersing yourself in the festive spirit of Christmas markets, cooling off by pristine lakes and lidos during the summer, or embarking on leisurely walking tours amidst the gentle breezes of spring and autumn. Berlin’s magnetic charm is boundless, and it’s a place that leaves an indelible mark, compelling you to return, again and again, to uncover its many secrets.

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