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    Markets and more

    It’s a testimony to German efficiency that a market spanning two city blocks can be set up and taken down every day. The transition from

    Something old, something new

    One of the many things that make Berlin interesting is the juxtaposition of old and new. Streets in the city are lined with alternate old

    Which way is east?

    Before last week, what I knew about Berlin would have fit on the back of a milk carton. Think Berlin – think the wall. Visiting

    A tale of two cities

    It seemed as if there were two cities. One that I could touch and feel. Another that I only caught the occasional glimpse of. A

    A splash of colour

    Berlin never struck me as city that would be particularly colourful. When I think of colour and cities in the same sentence, I think of

    Bumping into Beethoven

    I doubt there is anywhere in Bonn you can go and not see a picture of the man himself. And credit where credit is due…if

    From Budafok to Bonn

    Apart from the fact that I’m having an increasingly hard time imagining sweet nothings whispered in German actually sounding remotely romantic, I was quite taken

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