Tag Archives: Berlin

November 23

7 DAYS IN GERMANY: LEAVING BERLIN

Berlin has a hipster element and yes it is decidedly gritty in parts. It is a city where graffiti isn’t vandalism, it is art. It is a city and a people who had embraced the past no matter how bad it was and are running with it headlong into the future. Today I leave the […]

November 22

7 DAYS IN GERMANY: THE CHRISTMAS MARKET IN POTSDAMER PLATZ

The Christmas Markets (Christkindlmarkt) were a fine way to end the trip. We went by Potsdamer Platz to visit the stalls and drink some warm mulled wine. For those fellow Jewish kids out there, the Christmas Markets are street markets throughout Europe that are held during the four weeks of Advent. Generally held in the […]