June 2017

Lovely and vegan Vietnamese food at Con Tho

The recently opened vegan Vietnamese restaurant Con Tho on Hasenheide in Neukölln delivers an experimental twist on old flavors.
27 Jun ’17 by Sara Food

Spindlersfeld and the abandoned ruins of a 19th century factory

A visit to the abandoned chemical cleaning factory at the Spree.
23 Jun ’17 by Sara Architecture

Roaming through Berlin during Fête de la Musique 2017

The holy trinity of public summer parties - 1st of May, Karneval der Kulturen, Fête de La Musique - has been completed.
22 Jun ’17 by Sara Community, Events

It’s summer, it’s hot, and you should rent a motorboat on Müggelsee

If it's too hot to squeeze your sweaty skin between strangers at the public pool, rent a license-free motorboat and escape to the Eastern shores of Berlin.
19 Jun ’17 by Sara Places

Einstein Unter den Linden, a formidable classic in a vast sea of nothing

Einstein Unter den Linden is the newest addition to the Grill Royal dynasty. The new management has certainly brought a fresh whiff into the menu, staff and interior of the restaurant, although without diverting at all from the classic Viennese Kaffeehaus theme.
12 Jun ’17 by Sara Food

Taking a time out at Bleiche Spa in Spreewald

The Spreewald region of Brandenburg is famous for exactly three things: the sour pickles, the vast network of canals, and the luxury spa and resort Die Bleiche. Last winter, I spent a couple of days there to unwind and relax.
7 Jun ’17 by Sara Travel

4 BLOCKS, finally a good reason to learn German (and Arabic)

4 BLOCKS is a drama crime series about an Arabic drug mafia based in Neukölln. Finally you can put your B-level German to good use.