The 8 Windmills of Berlin

The 8 Windmills of Berlin

Berlin used to be swamped with Windmills. It might be hard to believe but by the year 1860, over 150 Windmills sprouted up in and around Berlin. But whats left […]

Berlins Shortest Street

Berlins Shortest Street

Berlin is full of famous streets. The illustrious Kurfürstendam with its luxury shops. The historical “Unter den Linden” lined with Embassies leading up to the Brandenburg Gate, or the Oranienburger […]

The Jaczoturm

The Jaczoturm

Not many Berliners know of the Jaczoturm – and even amongst the locals in Spandau it remains somewhat unknown. Hidden along the entrance of the Jaczoschlucht at the border of Wilhelmstadt […]

What to do with 4 Kilos worth of change?

What to do with 4 Kilos worth of change?

Im an accidental Numismatic. Over the course of +3 years, ive been collecting all the 1,2 and 5 Cent coins that have crossed my path. What do you do with these […]

111 Places in Berlin – Nr 205: The Spitteleck

111 Places in Berlin – Nr 205: The Spitteleck

Spittelmarkt. East Berlin still feels like East Berlin here. The massive 6 Lane Leipziger Straße cuts through the city  while the “Komplex Leipziger Straße” – an Octuplet Set of Plattenbauten […]

The Paris Bird Market

The Paris Bird Market

You can hear the whistles and tweets before you even reach the last step of the Cité Metro Station. If you got off at this station on a Sunday with […]

Paris Point Zéro

Paris Point Zéro

Trampled by the hordes of tourists crossing the Place Jean-Paul II in front of the Notre Dame Cathedral lies a small piece of hidden French history – the Point Zéro. What […]

The German Christmas Pickle Myth

The German Christmas Pickle Myth

A few years back when my family was living in San Francisco, I encountered this interesting  so-called, “German” tradition – The German Christmas Pickle.  My Mother, on the hunt for […]

The Tallest Jesus Statue In The World

The Tallest Jesus Statue In The World

 Its far too depressing to be Rio. The lack of Palm Trees and an abundance of Ukrainian Trucks could be more than a slight give away that something isn’t right. […]

Flugzeughallen Karlshorst

Flugzeughallen Karlshorst

Berlin-Karlshorst has always had a long history in aviation. Between 1907 and 1911, Georg Wilhelm von Siemens ordered the construction of the first rotating Airship Hangar on a plot of land in […]

111 Places in Berlin – Nr 212: The Tuileriensäule

111 Places in Berlin – Nr 212: The Tuileriensäule

This Island isn’t meant for visitors. 250.000 m² large, a few dozen villas and a single road that goes around in a circle.  There isn’t much to see here if it weren’t […]

The School of Anatomy

The School of Anatomy

Despite having only closed its doors a few years ago – vandals have found their way into this abandoned anatomy school.  All that remains are the shards of glass and […]