Welcome to Berlin: The land of beer, bratwurst and bizarreness by Anna Taylor

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Welcome to Berlin – the land of beer, bratwurst and bizarreness By Anna Taylor Flying in from party town Mykonos, there was little chance that I wasn’t going to be sick in Berlin, but just how sick was unexpected. On my first morning in East Berlin, I woke up feeling like an A380 airbus had […]

Best cities to see by bike by Jen McDermott

Best cities to see by bike By Jen McDermott Despite some of Sydney’s most high-profile politicians – Clover Moore and Kristina Keneally – regularly publicising the positives of getting around by bike, the relationship between cyclist and motorist in this city remains strained at best. Which is a shame really, because travelling around Europe proves […]

Exploring Berlin by Thea Easterby

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Exploring Berlin By Thea Easterby Normally I prefer to explore a new city on foot, however due to the sheer size of Berlin, I purchased a day ticket for one of the hop on/hop off bus services.  This tour allows you to explore what once was the East and West sides of the city. With […]

Berlin Zoo

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Berlin Zoo By Thea Easterby It was definitely love at first sight.  The moment I walked into the Berlin Zoo and laid eyes on my first giant panda, I was in love. Luckily my timing was perfect.  For Bao Bao, it was feeding time.  After snacking on an apple, it was onto the main course […]

Twenty years after the wall

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Can you believe it’s been twenty years since the fall of the Berlin Wall? One of my friends, photographer Enzo Amato was there the night the wall came down. Here is his story; ‘One night, while wandering around the eastern part of Berlin, I witnessed that very moment that would change our world forever. I never […]