Posts Tagged ‘berlin’

{Berlin} “Plansche” Water Playground

As you’ve heard me mention now a couple of times, it gets really REALLY hot here in Berlin in summer. When I was at high school in Germany, summers basically consisted of deciding whether to go to the ice cream parlour or the open air swimming pool after school (well, I may be romanticising that […] Read more…

Berlin from Above

Ever since we moved to Berlin, we’ve been watching the “Weltballon” – one of the world’s largest tethered balloons, go up and down a couple of blocks from our house. It runs according to the weather, and a ride takes about 15 mins in total. At 19 Euro per person, that’s more than 1 Euro […] Read more…

Berlin by Boat

One thing we’ve been wanting to do for ages, is take a boat ride down the Spree and see Berlin from a different view point. And after spending most of summer watching from bridges as boats glide past us below, the boy’s wish finally came true. There are loads of different options, but we opted […] Read more…

Historical Funfair at Berlin’s Domäne Dahlem

Two weeks ago we took a day trip out to Domäne Dahlem, an estate and museum site in one of Berlin’s outer districts. Together, the estate’s working farm and the museum demonstrate the food chain from production and processing through to marketing and consumption. On this occasion they were holding an historical funfair, one of several […] Read more…

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