• Berlin

    Berlin – Shopping paradise

    by  • November 25, 2015 • Berlin, City Breaks, Shopping

    Berlin’s top shopping districts are also ideal for combining with sightseeing. Shopping in Berlin is an exciting mix of traditional department stores and malls, local stores offering unique finds and vibrant markets featuring the best regional produce and crafts. Conventional shopping can be found in the West around the Kurfurstendamm with chic boutiques and up...

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    From Hockney to Holbein in Berlin

    by  • September 10, 2015 • Art, Berlin, City Breaks, Exhibitions

    A new exhibition opens in the German capital. Berlin’s Martin-Gropius-Bau has undoubtedly been busy preparing for it’s grand unveiling of its latest exhibition. ‘From Hockney to Holbein. The Würth Collection in Berlin’ showcases a selection of over 400 works from one of the largest private art collections in Europe, containing in total just shy...

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    The Telegraph’s Short-Haul Bucket List

    by  • September 7, 2015 • Architecture, Art, Athens, Berlin, City Breaks, Moscow, Nature, Paris, Prague, Religious Sites, Rome, St Petersburg

    From Ephesus in Turkey to the Eiffel Tower, Venice to Versailles, The Telegraph selects its top 30 European places to visit before you die. Travel awards and top ten lists always greatly interest me and The Telegraph’s bucket list is no exception. Described as “the ultimate collection of places to see and things to...

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    Berlin is a fascinating city, with something for everyone.

    by  • June 22, 2015 • Berlin, City Breaks, Hotels

    After years of division, Berlin re-emerged as one of Europe’s edgiest cities, becoming an exciting mix of grit, glamour, culture and history. The city offers over 150 museums and galleries that cover subjects as diverse as old-master paintings, contemporary art, Bauhaus design and architecture, ancient Egypt, technology and of course, Berlin’s history. Berlin also...

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    Football, Art, Fashion, Music and Beer – Berlin’s a City of Many Attractions

    by  • June 5, 2015 • Art, Berlin, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Fashion, Festivals, Food & Drink, Music, Sport

    From the clash of the footballing titans in tomorrow’s UEFA Champions League final to the musical mayhem of Lollapalooza and artistic masterpieces of Botticelli, Berlin’s got a lot going on over the next few months. The giants of European football are preparing to descend on the German capital tomorrow as FC Barcelona get ready...

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    Mario Testino in Berlin

    by  • February 24, 2015 • Berlin, City Breaks, Exhibitions

    Mario Testino – The Master of Celebrity Photography comes to the German Capital. If you happen to be city breaking in Berlin over the coming months, why not pop over to the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin’s Kulturforum where currently on display is a fabulous exhibition devoted to the photographic portfolio of esteemed, world-famous celebrity photographer,...

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