Brandenburg

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

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

Fontane Therme Neuruppin: Spa, Pools & Saunas in Brandenburg

Berlin can be tough in the muddy months. The Fontane Therme Neuruppin in Brandenburg are a perfect day spa to escape to.
22 Nov ’16 by Sara Places, Travel

Welcome to the Sacred Ground festival, the most intimate party in Berlin-Brandenburg

I went to the Sacred Ground Festival outside of Berlin for one night and experienced an almost perfect vision of an exclusive, intimate and community-focused show. And that's a big compliment coming from someone who hates festivals.
2 Aug ’16 by Sara Events, Music

Spreewald, a destination full of pickles, canals and serene boredom

Lovely Fousieh and I went to the Spreewald for a little escape to re-charge our batteries. We encountered weird Germanism and hypnotic boredom. And some cows. Many selfies were taken.
2 Jul ’15 by Sara Travel

The best trips and most interesting places to visit outside of Berlin

Stuck in a city rut? Get out of Berlin! Only a few hours on a bike, car or train ride gets you to amazing places for a day, a weekend or for a whole vacation.
2 Mar ’14 by Sara Travel

Beelitz Heilstätten, Berlins creepy haunted hospital

On our mission to forage mushrooms in the Brandenburg wilderness, we decided to make a detour to the Beelitz Heilstätten to discover the abandoned hospital.
27 Aug ’13 by Sara Places

Liepnitzsee, the cleanest lake near Berlin

Take a day trip out to the Liepnitzsee on a hot summer day. Easily reachable by train, car and bike.
20 Jun ’13 by Sara Places