Of late, Berlin has become a favorite destination for the rich and famous. This place has all the expensive yet exhilarating adventures, the exquisite cuisine, and the glitzy hotels that only the well-heeled class gallantly splurge for. It is thus not surprising that the luxurious Ritz Carlton Hotel in Berlin did not flinch a bit […]
Let me introduce you to the Ampelmann. You will be firm friends in no time. It is no secret that I am a huge fan of the Ampelmann, so much so that I even have a full sized Ampelmann pedestrian-crossing light in my house. It only made sense, therefore, that I would visit the Ampelmann […]
Why Go? Berlin is heaving with culture and many of Germany’s most significant historical events took place in this once-divided capital city. It is one part old, one part new, as well as everything else in between. Berlin is artistic, it is trendy, it has a world-famous electronic music scene, and together with its seemingly […]
Warm weather is not the only thing which stirs up Germany in the springtime. Perhaps more important than that is asparagus, or in German – Spargel. The asparagus season runs from mid-April to June 24th and while this is too short for a nation that can’t get enough of the ‘royal vegetable’, Germans make the most of it and […]
In the Black Forest region at the southwest end of Germany, eating a slice of Black Forest Gateau is almost poetic.
Asparagus is loved throughout the world, but perhaps no more so than it is in Germany. Find out all you need to know about how to eat asparagus.
Almost everyone has heard the name and it’s a festival now celebrated in cities all over the world, however, the uninitiated can be forgiven for thinking Oktoberfest starts in the month of October – the name might be slightly misleading, after all. In fact, the original, authentic Oktoberfest (called die Wiesn by the locals) begins […]
Travel Glutton Moments are moments in time when travel and food merge together so perfectly well that you almost can’t believe it and have to pinch yourself to make sure it is all real. In 1996 I moved to Estonia as a Rotary Youth Ambassador. Amongst all the new learning experiences were also lots of […]
The neighbourhood of Spandauer Vorstadt, located in the district of Berlin-Mitte, has long been a centre of interest in a city with such an extensive history. It is home to various galleries, trendy shops, and many historical points of interest. The New Synagogue, a richly ornamented architectural wonder, can be found on the Oranienburger Straße and […]