Exploring Sri Lanka, the raw diamond of the Indian Ocean

After traveling the little island of Sri Lanka for 3 weeks in April, I returned to Berlin with mixed feelings.
8 Jul ’17 by Sara Travel

Art, architecture and science at the Tieranatomisches Theater

The Veterinary School’s Anatomical Theatre is the oldest educational building in Berlin and currently used as an interdisciplinary space for art and sciences.
5 Jul ’17 by Sara Architecture, Events

Our top 5 (wine) bars in Berlin & why it’s important to drink from cork bottles* only

What we learned at our wine tasting with Rakhshan Zhouleh.
3 Jul ’17 by Sara Events, Food

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.

Refugees? Musicians! The Berlin Symphony & their Syrian guests

Watchmaker Lilienthal Berlin gave me the great opportunity to see the concert of the Berlin Symphony and their guests from Syria from up above.
29 May ’17 by Sara Community, Events

LUNAR, A SERIES OF NEW TERRESTRIAL FORMS

Our resident artist Jan Herdlicka is back with another impressive photo montage series.
29 May ’17 by Jan Herdlicka Other

We adopted a raccoon in Brandenburg because raccoons are awesome

A story about seven human adults who transformed into squeaking puddles of mush when they met raccoons for the first time in their life.
22 May ’17 by Sara Community, Other

The best things to do when it’s finally summer in Berlin (updated 2017)

If you're experiencing temperatures over 25° C, remember: that's probably the last time this year.
18 May ’17 by Sara Other, Street Life