Berlin

Berlin vs. Budapest

Alexia Cowley | Posted 16.05.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Alexia Cowley

Visas and Vaccinations The great news is that as a British citizen, you do not need a holiday visa or any particular vaccinations for visiting Berlin...

Poisoning, Unexpected Nomadism and Just Keeping Right on Walking

Roberta Verdant | Posted 29.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Roberta Verdant

I spent a year living in Bristol. Bristol was my move back into a city after a couple of years in Devon. I found Devon spectacularly beautiful. I ran workshops, swam in rivers, took acting classes. Finally, I left. Didn't look back.

Berlin in 48 Hours

Alexia Cowley | Posted 06.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Alexia Cowley

So you've just spontaneously booked a plane ticket to spend a weekend away in Berlin. But you are not so sure of what to expect, what to do and where to go... Here are some top cultural sights and cultural tips to consider when exploring Germany's capital!

Berlin Does it Better at Secret Cinema X Event

Amelia Amin | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Entertainment
Amelia Amin

If you're after a clubbing experience like this though you might be saddened to know that these one-night-only events are as secret as the more widely known Secret Cinema nights. Before you get there you'll only know that you're in for a good night, but nothing else is given away.

Eight Iconic Music Cities

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 02.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Trivago.co.uk

Music is a cornerstone of all of our lives, whether it's a song playing on the radio during the morning drive to work, an intimate gig with 100 people on the top floor of a pub, or a festival in a muddy field at the height of summer.

Stag Party Refused Booze Mid-Flight, Becomes So Aggressive Plane Has To Divert

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 28.02.2016 | UK

A pilot was forced to land his plane in Berlin after a British stag party caused problems on board after being refused alcohol. Newspaper reports i...

Germany Thanks David Bowie For 'Helping To Bring Down The Berlin Wall'

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 11.01.2016 | UK

The German Foreign Office has thanked David Bowie for "helping to bring down the Berlin Wall", referencing the late legendary rock star's iconic 1987 ...

Top Ten Cities to Celebrate New Year's Eve

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 29.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Trivago.co.uk

The year's end is soon upon us, and millions of revellers from around the world will be taking to the streets on December 31 to celebrate the end of 2015 and herald the beginning of 2016. But how do people celebrate the New Year around the world? We've picked 10 of the best cities to celebrate in - from Tokyo shrines to the beaches of Rio de Janeiro...

Seven of the Best Lesser-Known Attractions In Berlin

Tom McLoughlin | Posted 16.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tom McLoughlin

Berlin is a city steeped in rich history and is famous for its stunning architecture and creative industry that has produced some fantastic fashion, music and art. The streets are littered with monuments, tributes and reminders of the city's turbulent past.

Berlin Police Shoot Islamic Extremist After Knife Attack

The HuffingtonPost UK | Paul Vale | Posted 18.09.2015 | UK

An Islamic extremist, once imprisoned for plotting to assassinate the former prime minister of Iraq, was shot and killed by police in Berlin on Thursd...

Huge Granite Head Of Russian Revolutionary Exhumed In Berlin

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 11.09.2015 | UK

A giant granite bust of Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, better known as Lenin, has been unearthed in Berlin ahead of a new exhibition to be held in the city....

Berlin - The Chocolate, the Cake and the Cookies

Judith Lewis | Posted 03.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Judith Lewis

Within about a five minute walk of both hotels is Bunte Schokowelt or Ritter Sport World. I could have spent ages here in the café alone with their Ritter Sport inspired pastries and cakes. You'll find this venue by looking for the brightly coloured flags.

Across Borders: Gustavo Aceves Exhibits Monumental Horses

Theodora Clarke | Posted 22.05.2016 | UK Entertainment
Theodora Clarke

Monumental horses have taken up residence in Berlin in front of the Brandenberg Gate. Mexican artist Gustavo Aceves continues to tour Europe with his unique travelling exhibition 'Lapidarium'. The open-air show is another successful example of public art in the open air.

A Tale of Two Cities: Amsterdam and Berlin

Arabella Noortman | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Arabella Noortman

If being around really tall people is your kind of thing, go to Holland. The average man is 6'3". And that's without clogs on. As well as clogs, several other C-words can be ascribed to the Netherlands' capital city: canals, coffee shops and culture, for instance; all of which Amsterdam has in abundance.

Have a Great Hotel Stay in Berlin With the Kids

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

When most people think of Berlin, it's of the city's legendary club scene, or its culture and history - not that it's a great place to take children. But it is, and exceptionally so. Here, The Good Hotel Guide lists five ways to make the most of a family visit to Berlin.

Tales From the Middle of Nowhere: The Good, the Bad and the Bubbly Pt 5

Noel Gallagher | Posted 17.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Noel Gallagher

After about six months we left the TV studio and were taken out to some swanky restaurant, which was indeed a night club, which was indeed the preferred hang out for yer Milanese footballer. All the women (and there was a LOT of women) looked like Mick Jagger when Mick Jagger looked like an Italian woman (1965-1969!).

Europe's Emerging Quality Hostels: Part Three - Germany

Peter Yeung | Posted 15.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Peter Yeung

Despite the country's rich and gripping, war-torn history, none of Deutschland's cities have tended to have the iconic draw of the real urban heavyweights - Paris's picturebook charm, London's vibrant swing, or Rome's devastating beauty.

Present-Day Berlin Is Building Itself on the Scars of History

Tomo Taka | Posted 10.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tomo Taka

Reminders of World War II present themselves everywhere in Berlin. A brick line twists throughout the city's roads indicating where the Berlin Wall once stood. Checkpoint Charlie, a crossing point between the East and West, remains intact and one of the city's most popular tourist hotspots.

Looking for Meaning in Your Life? There's No App for That.

Dr Aaron Balick | Posted 03.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Aaron Balick

In today's results driven, evidenced based, now-now-now culture, the idea of a 'slow burn' psychotherapy is much maligned. If people have problems, they want them fixed, if people have questions, they want them answered. But what about those problems you can't quite put your finger on?

I Know Your Fear Anti-Vaxxers, But This Isn't Your Choice

Lucy Unwin | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK
Lucy Unwin

The crux of my problem with the current debate is that this just isn't one of those decisions we make for our families alone. This isn't one of the times where you get to weigh it up and make the call. This isn't about your individual freedom, its about basic community responsibility.

Jack Sommers

Thousands Of Jews Have Broken The Taboo Of Returning To Germany

HuffingtonPost.com | Jack Sommers | Posted 29.01.2015 | UK

On the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the Huffington Post UK is running a series of pieces looking at how we remember the H...

Hitler's Bunker To Be Rebuilt

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 10.01.2015 | UK

A German museum is to rebuild Hitler’s bunker as a tourist attraction. Replicating five rooms from the Führerbunker in which the Nazi leader lived ...

A Book You Should All Read

Rose Gibbs | Posted 15.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Rose Gibbs

The fact of rape is a terrible one: it's the inhumanity of deriving sexual pleasure in the face of another person's pain. Where sex might please in the pleasing of others, rape is its opposite. It becomes a violence like none other, a nightmare extreme of Schadenfreude.

Jessica Elgot

Germany's Most Prominent Eurosceptic Tells Britain 'Don't Leave The EU'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 06.12.2014 | UK Politics

STRASBOURG -- Germany's most prominent Eurosceptic has said it would be "dangerous" for the UK to leave the European Union, calling on Britain to stay...

Student Dies After Confronting Men For Harassing Teenage Girls

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Germans are paying tribute to 23-year-old student Tugce Albayrak, who died on Friday after attempting to stop the harassment of two teenage girls. ...