Over the last few years the memories of my visit to Berlin with my dad in 2006 haven’t faded away. The great Pergamon Museum in Berlin is still the coolest museum I’ve ever seen and the city’s history alone makes a visit to Berlin a unique experience. Berlin was and still is a wonderful city trip destination with culture, history and easy access for tourists all over town. Find out more about why you should visit Berlin too through reading Ivy’s guest post.”
6 reasons Berlin should be your next city break
A guest post by Ivy Oliver
Germany’s capital city of Berlin is one of the most pleasant and thriving regions of the European nation. As such, it’s little surprise the city stood out as the top urban destination in the country for 2016 – welcoming as many as 31 million visitors for overnight stays.
Today, let’s run through six of the many reasons why Berlin is definitely somewhere you should consider for your next city break. If you aren’t convinced already, you soon will be.
An adventurous cycle route by the Neckar, Kocher and Jagst
Straight away before the gates of Stuttgart in the city-triangle of Heidelberg, Karlsruhe and Nürnberg cyclists can enjoy many cycle paths. There is little traffic and lots to explore which makes it great for cycling! Several playgrounds for kids are located beside the road. Small lakes for a pick-nick break and many other attractions make sure the road is always interesting. …read more!
Last weekend was special to me. I visited my close friend Sina who lives in the Southern parts of the Netherlands very close to the German border and unfortunately we don’t get to see each other that often. Basically due to our travel bug! However, when we do find a chance to meet up we always have a splendid day and most of the times we try to go abroad together. This time I visit her at home and we do a little road trip to Aachen for a wonderful German weihnachtsmarkt experience. We walk around at the center of Aachen and see plenty of cute little Christmas stalls where lots of food and drinks are sold and not to forget the creative Christmas gifts of course. ...read more!
For 5 days long my Motormaus and I cruised next to the European rivers, such as the Meuse, Moselle and the Rhine, by motorcycle. We drove through Belgium, Germany, a tiny part of France and eventually went back to where life started; Holanda! ...read more!
Here I am, at Dusseldorf Airport, waiting for my delayed airplane to arrive and bring me to London Heathrow for my connecting flight. I already had a delay of 40 minutes for the same plane, but now they don’t even know when the aircraft will land. The plane flew to Cologne instead of Dusseldorf and I am waiting to hear some good news from the airline or I am afraid I’ll miss my connecting flight to Buenos Aires. Please oh please arrive on time British Airways. I know it’s the horrible weather conditions that don’t allow the plane to land at this moment, but hopefully that will change in a few minutes. ...read more!