Berlin Part 2: Unter den Linden and the best view in town

When you’re out and about in a new city, it’s hard not to compare it to your own. So I was pretty baffled when we ventured into the centre of Berlin to find it was, well, quiet… The roads weren’t jammed, we weren’t viciously ploughing through crowds just to get from A to B, and during rush hour the U-Bahn (their version of the tube) … Continue reading Berlin Part 2: Unter den Linden and the best view in town

Berlin Part 1: Around Kreuzberg, Checkpoint Charlie and the East Side Gallery

I’ve been on a few travels recently, hence why my blog has been a bit sparse …but I’m about to bombard it as there’s a lot planned in the lead up to Christmas! But before things get too festive, the subject is my trip to Berlin. I had been to Berlin before but on a school trip, so we covered all the WW2 historical sites … Continue reading Berlin Part 1: Around Kreuzberg, Checkpoint Charlie and the East Side Gallery