• Posts Tagged ‘Brandenburg Gate’

    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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    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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    Berlin Prepares for the Annual Berlinale

    by  • February 1, 2015 • Berlin, Film

    Berlin’s International Film Festival, the Berlinale, celebrates its 65th birthday in 2015 Berlin is known as being a cosmopolitan, exciting capital with international appeal. The excitement reaches an even higher level during the Berlinale, one of the most important events in the international film industry’s calendar.  Between February 5th and 15th more than 19,000 film professionals and critics as...

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    Celebrating German Unity Day

    by  • October 3, 2014 • Art, Berlin, City Breaks, Cologne, Dresden, Festivals, Frankfurt, Munich

    Special Events in Berlin, Munich, Frankfurt, Dresden & Cologne. October 3rd marks German Unity Day, commemorating the anniversary of German reunification in 1990 when the former GDR officially joined the Federal Republic of Germany. Many often consider the 9th of November, 1989, the day upon which the Berlin Wall fell, as the moment when...

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    Dalí, Kennedy and the Ramones – Berlin’s very unique cultural offerings

    by  • September 22, 2013 • Art, Berlin, City Breaks, Culture Breaks, Music • 0 Comments

    With the Germans taking to the polls today in their national elections, we thought we’d take a look at three of the capital’s more unusual museums. With 170 in the city, there’s every chance you might miss this quirky trio, yet if you’re looking for some unusual additions to your sightseeing itinerary whilst on...

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    Picasso in Berlin: Women – Bulls – Old Masters

    by  • September 12, 2013 • Art, Berlin, City Breaks, Culture Breaks, Exhibitions • 0 Comments

    Think of sightseeing in Berlin and chances are you’ll imagine Checkpoint Charlie, the Reichstag building, Berlin Wall or Brandenburg Gate. And with over 170 museums and galleries from which to visit, the potential for a dose of heritage or culture is quite literally massive. Yet whilst the Alte Nationalgalerie, Neue Nationalgalerie, Pergamon Museum and...

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