A beautiful sunset over Zionskirche in Berlin Mitte. On sundays you can actually climb the bell tower of the church – Zionskirche has a nice little observation platform with a view to Prenzlauer Berg and Mitte. See also: Berlin observation decks and panorama platforms Follow me on Instagram
Last weekend – hanging out at Weinbergspark. The weather was friendly enough to hang out in the park, only a few drops of rain – but that was just refreshing. And I took the opportunity to test my new long-exposure app – and I think the result is quite ok.
Since 2012 the inner city area around Schlossplatz is a gigantic construction site: the Humboldtforum is built where Berlin’s City Palace once was. I know, most people refer to the new building as ‘The City Castle’ or just “The Castle” – but only because it looks like a castle and it’s located where the old […]
This eight minute film , shot in Pre War Berlin 1936 is what we would today probably call an Image Film. The film is showing some every day scenes from Berlin in all its beauty – and in all its color – before the Second World War broke out and large parts of Berlin were […]
On friday it’s again the First of May – and the night before it’s Walpurgis Night. And just like in many german and european communities both are celebrated in Berlin. However – you might have heard already that Walpurgis Night and especially First of May have a bit their own ‘rituals’. I’ll try to explain […]
The Berlin International Film Festival Berlinale 2015 took off already last wednesday. Maybe you already went – and saw the one or the other movie? Maybe you still don’t know if you want to go – and maybe you even think you won’t have a chance to get tickets anyways. While it is true that […]
In Berlin almost every flat object can be a billboard – and almost every round object can be a poster pillar. And ‘everybody‘ thinks, “it’s just me – hanging a single poster on that pillar” then lamp poles and traffic signal poles can easiely become huge round objects that may look like ‘real poster pillars’, […]
The Berlin Landesarchiv (Archives of the Land Berlin) in Reinickendorf / Tegel have recently opened an exhibition worth seeing. On display: historical maps of Berlin by Julius Straube, as well as historical photos and posters of Berlin of the 19th century. One particular map from the year 1897 for example resembles what today would probably […]