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Berlin Neighbourhood Guide: Neukölln

By Jessica Sattabongkot

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Berlin’s characteristic identity lies in the diversity of its neighbourhoods, so if you’re visiting Berlin but aren’t sure where to start, check out our neighbourhood guide to Neukölln. Our local Jess has put together a Berlin area guide to this artistic and progressive quarter in the south east of the city of the best spots to eat, drink, relax and party like a local Berliner! Neukölln, also known as ‘Little Istanbul’, is loved by locals for its laid back vibes, graffiti covered streets and self expression, so come and see for yourself why this is one of our favourite Berlin neighbourhoods!

 

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Berlin's Film Culture

By Jessica Sattabongkot

 

The Berlin International Film Festival may be over for this year, but if you love film culture, Berlin is a great city to be in all year round! Our local Jessica, a film-maker herself, shares some of her favourite indie cinemas where you can catch international films and indie new releases in their original language. . Check out Jess's profile and book her to explore more of Berlin’s film culture.

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5 Reasons To Visit Berlin In 2017

By Edited by Kathryn Foley

If January blues were a real thing, there’s a chance your minds might be drifting to thoughts of a city break round about now... Whether it’s time to get started on your January resolution to travel more, you just fancy a trip to look forward to or you want to tick a new city off your travel bucket list, we thought we’d throw a little bit of inspiration into the mix! Have you thought about Berlin? Maybe the German capital is on your list of must see destinations, or maybe you’re just looking to be inspired with ideas for a city break. So check out these top 5 reasons to visit Berlin in 2017 for a little nudge in the right direction!

And in case you needed any more persuasion, we're offering 10% all bookings with local hosts in Berlin until 30th June 2017! To make the most of your time in Berlin and discover the city through the eyes of a local, check out our Berlin Locals and just enter the code 'VISITBERLIN2017' when you book!

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Top 10 Things To Do In Berlin Recommended By Locals

By Edited by Kathryn Foley

We could list reasons why we love Berlin for days, so best not to get us started. But whether you’re into history or contemporary art and whether you prefer your architecture a little more Bauhaus than neoclassical, Berlin’s got it covered. So check out our top 10 things to do in Berlin ands let us steer you away from the Brandenburg Gate and towards the best places to soak up some of our favourite cultural spots. Our top 10 things to do has been recommended by our local Berliner Martin, so if you like the look of his suggestions check out his profile here!

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Just around the corner: the best kept secrets near Europe's top attractions

By Edited by Kathryn Foley

Here’s the situation: you’re visiting a new city, and even though you’ve convinced yourself that you’re way above getting caught up in the tourist traps, you don’t want to miss out on seeing the iconic sights. What a pickle. So how can you go about seeing the sights without feeling like a total tourist? That’s where we come in. We’ve put together a little alternative guide to the mainstream spots, something to help you get off the beaten path without getting your boots all muddy (metaphorically speaking, of course), so you can visit the main attractions and then soothe your tourist frazzled nerves by checking out an alternative spot nearby recommended by one of our locals!

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