Urban Travel Blog

Author: Craig Robinson

Craig Robinson is an American refugee who has lived in Europe for more than 15 years, including London, Dublin, Prague and now Berlin. Craig is a writer and professional photographer who dabbles in web design, when not lamenting the effect of gentrification on his favourite cities.

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Iggy and Bowie lived there, the first German punk Mohawk follicles sprouted there, and a network of canals — where Nazis chucked their victims/martyrs — runs through it. You will never get to live there because it is too überhip for you. If you read this and claim to live there...

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With its relentless reinvention, creativity and ‘anything goes’ attitude, Berlin is more of a state of mind than a city. Thankfully, resident writer/photographer Craig Robinson is on hand to teach us how to “Be Berlin”… Before you arrive in the capital for the weekend shake off any pre-conceived notions of…

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Imported sand, polluted waters and factory vistas. The Bahamas is ain’t, but Craig Robinson discovers that, nonetheless, he does love to be beside the Spree-side. Come join him for a Pina Colada… The nearest ocean to Berlin is over 200km away — and North Sea beaches aren’t known for Caribbean…