Cosy Travels of the Viking and his Kitten
Sachsenhausen – Part 1
For our last destination of day 2, Lars and I went to Oranienburg: The city is located to the north of Berlin and is especially known for the Sachsenhausen concentration … Continue reading →
The Jewish Cemetery – Part 2
If you want to visit the Weißensee Cemetery, you have to go to the Herbert-Baum-Straße: The cemetery is located at the end of the street. These are the opening hours: Sunday–Thursday 10 am–5 …...
The Jewish Cemetery – Part 1
I read somewhere that Jewish graves are forever. According to their beliefs and traditions, a grave should not be replaced. You will seldom see flowers in a Jewish cemetery, but … Continue reading →
I am not referring to Berlin’s official airports, but to Berlin Tempelhof Airport. According to Wikipedia, Berlin Tempelhof Airport (German: Flughafen Berlin-Tempelhof) (IATA: THF, ICAO: EDDI)) was...
The Creepiest Place Ever
The second day of our stay in Berlin Lars and I wanted to see less touristic places. We decided to start with the Plötzensee Memorial. According to Wikipedia, During the … Continue reading →
The last place that we visited during our first day in Berlin was the Hackesche Höfe. According to Wikipedia, The Hackesche Höfe is a notable courtyard complex situated adjacent to the Hackescher...
Weekly Photo Challenge – Fleeting
The advantage of this weekly challenge is that I can publish pictures that I can’t use anywhere else on my blog. Like this one. I took it last Saturday when … Continue reading →
Looking For A Bridge
Lars was looking for a bridge. It was called the Freedom Bridge or Liberty Bridge or something like that. We searched for it on our GPS device, but couldn’t find … Continue reading →
A Big Surprise
Maybe you have heard or even seen the movie, Olympia, directed by Leni Riefenstahl: If you don’t know the movie, it actually documents the Summer Olympics of 1936, which were … Continue reading →
Another memorial, but quite a different one this time. I am referring to the Soviet War Memorial: The Soviet War Memorial (Tiergarten) is one of several war memorials in Berlin, capital city of...
The Controversial Memorial
I am referring to the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, also known as the Holocaust Memorial. According to Wikipedia, The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe (German: Denkmal für die...
Looking for Charlie
Checkpoint Charlie, that is. Finding it was very easy, since the streets were abandoned so early in the morning. What exactly is this checkpoint? Wikipedia gives the answer again: Checkpoint …...
Berlin in Vibrant Colors
Let’s put some color back into the blog! Bittersweet memories from the past, given a new life through all the colors of the rainbow. I am referring to the Trabant … Continue reading →
What’s That Big Building?
Once Lars and I had walked through the Brandenburger Tor, I saw a big building at the right. Lars recognized it immediately; it was the Reichstag building: The Reichstag building (German:...
Berlin wakes up
This was my first time in Berlin. Visiting this city and not seeing the Brandenburger Tor is like going to Paris for the first time and not seeing the Eiffel … Continue reading →
The Saint-Géry Walk – The Urge to Pee
Brussels seems to have a bit of an obsession with peeing. There is the famous Manneken Pis. And there is even a female version, called Jeanneke Pis. And that’s not … Continue reading →
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