Posts Tagged ‘berlin’

Plane Spotting at Berlin-Gatow’s Historic Airfield

Happy Museum Monday! Today we have a great recommendation for all the plane spotters among you. I have a little bit of a soft spot for aviation museums, ever since one of my first projects working for National Museums of Scotland was evaluating the Concorde Experience at the National Museum of Flight. So when we […] Read more…

Game On! Berlin’s Computer Games Museum

Happy Museum Monday! Today I have a fun museum to share with you, that we visited during our time living in Berlin: the Computerspielemuseum (or Computer Games Museum in English). The museum claims to be Europe’s first museum for video and computer games, with over 300 exhibits including rare originals, playable classics and digital art works. […] Read more…

‘Die Mauer’ – The Berlin Wall Panorama

This past weekend, Saturday 9th November, marked the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. I don’t think it’s an historical event that needs much introduction. It’s one of those ‘where were you?’ moments. On 9th November 1989, I was 11 years old, we were living in Scotland, and I remember it being on […] Read more…

Learning About Nature at Berlin’s Forest Museum

Happy Museum Monday everyone! I’ve got another great little hidden gem from Berlin for you today. It’s been a couple of years since we visited this museum, but I am reassured it’s still there and even if some little details may have changed the essence of it is still the same. Tucked away in Berlin’s […] Read more…

On track at the U-Bahn Museum Berlin

Happy Museum Monday! Today we have a great family-friendly museum from our old stomping grounds in Berlin to share with you. Berlin has well over a hundred museums, so we very quite spoilt for choice, and as well as visiting all the popular museum attractions, we also liked to hunt down hidden gems and off […] Read more…

The Jewish Museum Berlin with Kids

Hey, February! How did we get here so quickly already? To mark the new month, I’ve decided to introduce a new feature to the blog. As you may or may not know, I’m very passionate about taking kids to museums, so I’m going to introduce a regular ‘Museum Monday’ slot, where I will be both […] Read more…

{Berlin} Our Top 3 Ice Cream Shops in Schöneberg

So, I’ve told you all about the amazing Gleisdreick Park, shared out favourite themed kids playgrounds with you, all that’s missing for a family weekend in Berlin Schöneberg this summer – apart from the usual sightseeing spots – are some tips on where to get the best ice cream! After all, I post so many […] Read more…

Kids Books About Berlin

Keeping in with this week’s Berlin theme, I thought it was about time to share some of our favourite Berlin kids books. Whether you live here, are planning a visit, or simply want to introduce your kids to other places around the world, these books are perfect for toddlers, pre-schoolers and also one recommendation for […] Read more…

{Berlin} Our Top 3 Playgrounds in Schöneberg

One of the things Berlin has going for it for families, is the number of pretty cool, themed playgrounds we have throughout the city. Not just your average slide plus a swing and maybe a roundabout if you’re lucky. No. Pirate ships, dragon lairs, fairy tale forests – you name it, Berlin has it. We […] Read more…

{Berlin} Park am Gleisdreieck

Last week I shared our ‘Park & Playground Kit’ with you, after which many people asked if we had a good park near us. So I thought I’d take the opportunity to share our favourite park with you, which has everything you need for a day out and is a great destination to head to […] Read more…

Harvesting Potatoes at Berlin’s Domäne Dahlem

I’ve mentioned the Domäne Dahlem – an agricultural museum and working form in the South of Berlin – before. Since our move, it’s just an easy door-to-door subway ride away, so we have become more frequent guests over the past year. The highlights are definitely their special seasonal fairs, which take place throughout the year. […] Read more…

Medieval Fun at Berlin’s Domäne Dahlem

Last weekend we visited  Domäne Dahlem again – a working farm and museum in the south if Berlin – this time to attend their Medieval Festival. But first we made some quick Knights’ costumes so the boys could dress for the occasion. Edit: I have now shared a tutorial showing you how to make these! […] Read more…

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