There are some fantastic, wildly unusual and overwhelmingly creative spaces and places in Berlin. Whether it’s a restaurant or a secret hideout for a romantic picknick, we love strolling around our little Metropolis to find fresh places with an exciting story.

Summer at Pfaueninsel

The Pfaueninsel is worth at trip at any time of the year for a leisurely walk, a nice picnic, no traffic and some peacocks for garnish. Not actual garnish. tl;dr: this island was once a brothel LOL j/k
14 Jul ’16 by Sara Places

Naturkundemuseum Berlin: A Field Trip

I wanted to see the T-Rex on a Saturday afternoon, and, to quote GOB, "I made a big mistake". Except it was kinda cool and I was able to push over at least 3 annoying brats without being noticed.
25 Jan ’16 by Sara Places

Fleischfabrik in Lichtenberg

The old Fleischfabrik in Lichtenberg, as we figured out later, is decaying slowly. Many street artists have perpetuated the places with their names and artworks, and a Sunday afternoon stroll yielded pictures and thoughts on the matter.
20 Nov ’15 by Sara Places

Stasimuseum Berlin

The Stasimuseum of Berlin depicts the history and downfall of the GDR in a very authentic setting: the headquarters of the former Ministry of State Security of the GDR.
16 Nov ’15 by Sara Architecture, Places

The Vacancy: A “Berlin Experience”?

The Vacancy was an exhibition that ran til October 2015 as part of a joint venture between ZeitMagazin and Galerie Crone. It was displayed in an old, rundown hotel before constructions work continued in the building.
26 Oct ’15 by Sara Places

Club Doors: Day & Night 2015

Clubs: hotspots by night and invisible by day. Our series of Club Doors by day from 2011 is returning with a thorough update that actually resembles an inventory list.
29 Jul ’15 by Sara Places

The Zoo-Aquarium Berlin

A review to a visit to the Berliner Zoo-Aquarium, a place that could be magically romantic, but is mostly an exercise in dodging middle schoolers during their field trip.
23 Mar ’15 by Sara Places

Neukölln: Vintage Shopping

Vintage shopping in is pretty much the only quality shopping you can do in Neukölln. Indulge in Lucas list of favorites.
18 Feb ’15 by Luca Places

Gräfekiez: Favorite Places

Half Kreuzberg, half Charlottenburg: the Gräfekiez is the little oasis between Kreuzberg and Neukölln that will have you know what "savoir vivre" means.
12 Jan ’15 by Sara Places

Mall of Shame

Now I would've had a couple of ideas on how to make Potsdamer Platz less detached from "real life in Berlin", but apparently, every urban issue can be solved with a - you guessed it - ANOTHER MALL.
16 Dec ’14 by Sara Architecture, Places

Things to Do: Winter in Berlin

I am usually very dramatic about winter in Berlin, but I'll try to restraint myself. Here are a few ideas on how to spend cold days. Spoiler: don't spend them in the cold.
9 Dec ’14 by Sara Places, Street Life

Good Bookstores in Berlin

Let Luca guide you around Berlins best bookstores.
19 Nov ’14 by Luca Places

Mandy’s Bar

Luca finds his new favorite bar in Kreuzberg.
27 Oct ’14 by Luca Places

MJs Foodshop (Closed)

To nobody's surprise, MJs Foodshop had to close down about a year after opening. It made way for a new oriental barber shop, if I recall correctly.
14 Oct ’14 by Sara Food, Places