Gendarmenmarkt

Another cold December weekend, another Christmas market! This time I went to the Gendarmenmarkt, another big and well-known Christmas market of Berlin. I ate roasted chestnuts, and cheesy fatty amazing food, and of course drank mulled wine. I decided to try white mulled wine, but honestly red mulled wine reigns supreme. I also bought some [...]

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Charlottenburg Christmas Market

There are I don't know how many Christmas markets in Berlin, but the one that was repeatedly recommended to me was the one found at Charlottenberg Palace, so after Potsdam we headed over for some more Christmas festivities. There were so may edible and non-edible treats to drool over. The backdrop of the palace was [...]

Potsdam

Within communting distance of Berlin, and frankly closer to my flat then the centre of Berlin is, is Potsdam - a traditional looking city that is recommended by many to visit. It is also very popular for it's Christmas markets, and this weekend just gone it had many to offer, so a friend and I [...]

Berlin Street Art

Berlin is famous for it's street art, and after the walking tour I took - it comes as little surprise. The tour started at a hostel, and is free, so at the end you pay how much you want (or not at all). Our tour guide studied art and discovered a passion for street art [...]

Berlin Cathedral

On the Friday of the first week of classes, I was super excited to attend a class on Postcolonialism in the Middle East - something perfect for my Master's Dissertation (Theoretical Perspectives of Human Rights in the Middle East - including Postcolonial theory). Sadly, I was an unorganised mess and got the time of the [...]

East Side Gallery, Berlin

The famous East Side Gallery! It features the remains of the Berlin Wall, turned into works of art by various artists from all over the world - to represent hope, change, and dreams of a better world. Some featured inspirational quotes, some were more obviously political than others, some were darker in theme than others. [...]