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In the interest of science and procrastination, I've been prodding around Berlin's more obscure corners and, with this site, I hope to slowly peel back the layers of the city's history, as well as bringing a flavour of modern life in Germany's capital. You'll find a fair bit about the more well known landmarks here, but you can also count on me to serve up a good helping of reports from where the guidebooks are afraid to tread...

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  • And I only just finished writing about ice cream and all... 1 week 5 days ago
  • Dare I mention that my Christmas Markets page is ready for 2016? It's already popular! https://t.co/fnrlDskWyK https://t.co/7YuiSkgSuK 1 week 5 days ago
  • While there's still a chance of summery weather, it's a good time to explore the Müggelsee! https://t.co/YUR11WyspW 3 weeks 3 days ago
  • One of the more unique vehicles you can travel on with your BVG ticket - the F11 solar catamaran ferry. https://t.co/E1J5e4tphF 1 month 2 weeks ago
  • Enjoying the Milchbar at Funkhaus Nalepastraße after a tour - great for audio enthusiasts! https://t.co/qJfWvWY0ZC https://t.co/cV0fceO7U5 1 month 2 weeks ago
  • "Your bag must fit comfortably within the baggage gauge" - my bag said it was OK, but it'd be better if it had a cushion...does that count? 1 month 2 weeks ago
  • An unexpected find in the book swap at Acton Central station... https://t.co/5IHC4VtZJs 2 months 3 weeks ago
  • Is it just me, or does 'Brexit' sound like it ought to be some sort of laxative breakfast cereal? 3 months 1 day ago
  • My tours have always been mindful really...read more about them here! https://t.co/vmoNGaS1aj 5 months 3 weeks ago
  • So apparently 'Mindful Travel' is now a thing. Anyone fancy a mindful tour of ? ;) 5 months 3 weeks ago