Allyn Wetendorf has written 56 articles:

Allyn Wetendorf

has always had her heart and her home in Berlin. She likes to let her legs dangle at Rummelsburger Bucht bay and dreams of her own house boat. She would then cruise through the canals of the German capital, listen to club music from the beach or discover an abandoned amusement park. At the end of the day, there is only one harbour for her: Berlin.

 

The best jogging routes in Berlin

Berlin Marathon c visitBerlin, Foto: Wolfgang Scholvien

Berlin Marathon c visitBerlin, Foto: Wolfgang Scholvien

Berlin is running – whether for the half marathon in spring, for the marathon in autumn or for all these little intermediate races. And since it isn’t every day that 21 or 42 kilometres of Berlin’s city centre will be blocked off for me and the other participants, here are my recommendations for the most beautiful jogging routes in the capital:

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The 11+1 least-known places in Berlin

Skywalk Marzahn © degewo, Foto: Catrin Bach

Skywalk Marzahn © degewo, Foto: Catrin Bach

Think you already know every corner in Berlin? Let us show you some really hidden places! After all, there are some places in Berlin that have yet to be found (by many). They might be off the beaten path, hidden in nondescript buildings, or seem so inconsequential that we walk right past them at first. They tell open up whole new perspectives on the city or tell hidden stories of its past.

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It is going to be a party! Weekend tips on Berlin from 9 to 11 December 2016

Weihnachten am Brandenburger Tor © visumate

Weihnachten am Brandenburger Tor © visumate

Match at hand, light the third candle! We are counting the days to Christmas. That means that even this third Sunday in Advent can be a party, with singing, fairytale readings and unusual gift ideas. Here is a summary of all the festive events in and around Berlin. Advent Singing Singing for Christmas – where better than in the Deutsche Oper, Berlin’s opera house? In the carpentry shop, the seating cushions are set out, Advent stories are read and the…

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12 beautiful viewpoints in the neighbourhoods Berlin's various districts from above

Volkspark Humboldthain © visumate

Volkspark Humboldthain © visumate

Twelve districts of Berlin, twelve different perspectives on the capital. Sometimes of treetops, sometimes of roofs of old buildings, but somehow always of the TV Tower. Climb with us to the highest peaks in the neighbourhood. Most importantly: this is not for you if you’re afraid of heights!

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Berlin’s special football pubs Where the neighbourhood’s cheering the national team on for the 2016 European Championships

Berlins Fußballkneipen © Der Panenka, Foto: Björn Leffler

Berlins Fußballkneipen © Der Panenka, Foto: Björn Leffler

1972, 1980, 1996… 2016?! From June, we will be eagerly cheering on the German national team to what we hope will be its fourth European title. And there’s no better place to do that in one of Berlin’s football pubs. Fans speculate about who’s going to be in the day’s line-up, get into the occasional argument, cry with happiness, and toast their team’s good fortune. Now, not all football pubs are created equal, as Björn and Axel well know. Both…

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