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The Berlin Underworld Tours

Berlin Underworld

In the Berlin underground train system, there’s a particular green door. Thousands of people pass it everyday on the way to work, completely oblivious to what’s behind it. But here, where no one would think otherwise, you can get a taste of Berlin’s bizarre recent … Continue reading →

Useful Smartphone Apps to Explore Berlin

Everyone is getting one and if you have one it is one true reliable companion. I am talking about the smart phone. With the growing number of smart phone users more phone applications hit the market to make our life a bit easier.

Peculiarities of Berlin, Germany

Strange Berlin Germany

So far, we love Berlin. It’s right up there, next to Montreal, as one of our favourite cities on Earth. What makes both special is that people seem liberated enough to do their own thing. They don’t seem under the big brother spell, opposed to … Continue reading →

The Cost of Living in Europe (After 8 Months in Asia)

Europe Cost of Living

We just spent 8 months in developing Asian countries living quite cheaply. Before leaving, I wrote that we were somewhat anxious about our impending move to Europe; partly due to cost, but also in dealing with undesirable weather and straight-laced Europeans. Now, after a full … Continue reading →

Offbeat Travel Guide to Berlin

Things to do in Berlin

We’re spending three months in Berlin soon, so it’s about time I found some cool things to do while we’re there.¬†We’re not so much into sight seeing or endless wandering around museums, but we love to get random crash courses in culture and city life. … Continue reading →