CONTRIBUTED BY HEATHER LIDOWSKI When I started to plan a family trip to Berlin, I was surprised when my nine year old son asked to see the Berlin Wall. It hadn’t occurred to me that he had ever heard of the wall since it was torn down years before he was born. It turns out … Continue reading Berlin Wall Memorial
CONTRIBUTED BY HEATHER LIDOWSKI Berlin is a city stuffed with things to do and locations to visit. It’s easy to quickly fill up an itinerary for a visit to Germany’s capital. I have a suggestion for something to include on the itinerary for your next trip to Berlin. Nestled in the heart of the city … Continue reading Berlin’s Ottobock Science Center
CONTRIBUTED BY HEATHER LIDOWSKI Sometimes, I experience a moment that reminds me of just how lucky I am. Most of us have moments like that throughout our lifetimes, but it’s nice to take a step back and acknowledge when one of those moments is happening. I am lucky, at this moment in my life, to … Continue reading Berlin’s Museum Island
CONTRIBUTED BY VANESSA ABEL Jason and I lived in Japan collectively for 8 years and so of course we are obsessed with Japanese food! We have been hunting around Berlin for some good Japanese food and we have had one absolutely horrendous experience and a few good ones. However, there is one place that we … Continue reading Ishin – Best Japanese Restaurant in Berlin?
PHOTO BY CASSANDRA POPE, CONTRIBUTED BY JESSICA November 9, 2014 marked the 25th anniversary of of the fall of the Berlin Wall. To celebrate, brother artists Christopher and Marc Bauder placed balloons to mark where the wall once stood dividing the city. They said they wanted to mark the wall's placement with something very different than the concrete divider. The … Continue reading Photo of the Week: Lichtgrenze Celebration of the Fall of the Berlin Wall
CONTRIBUTED BY SARAH FORTE What do this and this have in common? Would you believe they are the same place?!? Yep! And best of all, it’s in Germany! About 10 years ago a company bought a huge aircraft hanger south of Berlin. It was used for dirigibles like the zeppelin. The building itself is so … Continue reading Tropical Islands Resort