Posts Tagged ‘Berlin’

Enter at your own risk in Berlin

Enter at your own risk in Berlin

Derelict hospitals, abandoned military installations, and other artfully crumbling ruins make the German capital a treasure trove for urban explorers. Leon, Marvin, and Dennis arrive at the wrought-iron gates of Ballhaus Grünau, a boarded-up dance pavilion on the sleepy outskirts of Berlin. Ignoring the “NO ENTRY” sign, they slip in through a gap in the

Bike the Berlin Wall

Bike the Berlin Wall

Guided Berlin Wall cycling tours are a great way to experience sights like the Brandenburg Gate, the Reichstag and Checkpoint Charlie. It’s also a fun way to gain insights into the history of Germany’s bustling, bohemian capital. “It helps that Berlin’s cycle paths have improved a lot and we have no big hills,” says biking

Spring has arrived in Berlin

Spring has arrived in Berlin

I was sipping my coffee and watching the sunrise from an airplane window two weeks ago. The sky seemed as if the sun rays were dancing on top of the clouds, like it was a painting. As we landed to Tegel Airport, there was no choice but to put on sunglasses and to find the

Finnair’s Service Angels out and about in Düsseldorf and Berlin

Service Angels work at Düsseldorf and Berlin airports in Spring 2012. The Service Angels’ job is to solve passengers’ problems both big and small, while at the same time conjuring up memorable experiences. Queuing for check-in or security goes quicker when sweetened with a gift of chocolate or brightened with an exchange of travel stories.