The Best Markets in Berlin

Neue Heimat Markets, Berlin

Summer in Berlin is finally here, and market season is well and truly upon us.

Never have I met a city with so many local food, farmers’ and flea markets. Each Berlin borough, along with an ever-prevalent green space, seems to hold its own colourful bazaar, whether community-run or organised by the city.

Some are cool, some are real, and each one has a distinct style and appeal. And, of course, the food is absolutely phenomenal.

We love them all, but here are some of our favourites.

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Spring in Berlin: a Photo Gallery

Bike in Berlin

Winter is finally over and the city is alive and green. The residents have emerged from their dark caves and now flood the city streets, beers and cigarettes in hand. Our days are spent drinking coffee in the sunshine, lunching in parks with friends, drinking beers by the river and taking lengthy walks in the widespread green space that covers Berlin. Continue reading

Lost in Translation: How to Learn a Foreign Language.

Graffiti in Berlin

It makes me feel lazy. I’m sitting in a room with 15 other Internationals and I’m the only one limited to one language. They’re communicating with me in English, their third or fourth language, and I don’t even have the option to sift through several vocabularies looking for the right word to use; I’m limited to one and I feel like the laziest person in the world. Continue reading