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One of the great things about Berlin is that it is a city in the making. When something big is being built, a provisional building serves as a temporary museum, viewing platform and teaser for the real thing that will be there in the future. Now we have the hugely unusual, if not slightly ugly [...]

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There are a number of Christmas markets in Berlin which you may find interesting as they are less jingle bellsy and more unusual in terms of what they sell and how they are organised. Holy Shit Shopping takes place on December 11-12 in two locations,  Spandauerstrasse 2 and Karl Liebknechtstrasse 9-10. 12-7pm. You will find [...]

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The somewhat bizarre idea of reindeer pulling a corpulent man in a beard on a flying sleigh was dreamt up by American poet Clement C. Moore in the poem “A night before Christmas” created for his children. Rudolph was not one of those eight reindeer, but was the subsequent creation of writer Robert May, who [...]

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If Berliners have a problem, than it is the fact that there are no mountains anywhere near them. Hey, but that is not a problem anymore! Today they kick-start their winter season right in the heart of town at the ultra modern Potsdamer Platz. It is quite impossible these days to image this area of [...]

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