Germany

leipzig-weekend-break

Hailed as the ‘new Berlin’ and ‘Hypezig’, Leipzig is a post industrial city positively brimming with creativity, from visual arts to the world’s largest Goth festival. Sasha Arms, author of guidebook Carl Goes Leipzig, reports with pen and lens. Leipzig is a former industrial city of the German Democratic Republic…

Berlin-panoramas

With his project Panorama Streetline, Jorg Dietrich creates composite photos dedicated to showing a city’s architectural identity. We invited him to share his new perspective of the German capital… Berlin might not be the first city one thinks of in terms of grand metropolitan architecture. Sure you have the icons, like Brandenburg…

Berlin-coffee-houses-cafes

You can have your cake and eat it! Unless you accidentally drop it on the floor of Bully’s Bakery, in which case the resident French bulldog will snap it right up. Laura Harker shares the best beans and biscuits in Berlin… The tradition of afternoon Kaffee und Kuchen (coffee and…

prenzlauer-berg-berlin

Found in the former East Berlin, Prenzlauer Berg became a hub for young West Berliners after the wall fell. They squatted in buildings and led artsy, bohemian lifestyles. In the last decade or so, these Berliner beatniks have grown up and earned a little money...

things-to-do-in-berlin

Whether it’s camping indoors, or karaoke-ing outdoors, Berliners like to do things differently. In our latest Secret Seven post, Sasha Arms reveals her favourite offbeat activities in the German capital.