A seven-minute tour through Berlin, Bavaria, and Alsace, with scenes from France after the 2018 World Cup win–the day after Bastille Day! Enjoy.
In the old Scheunenviertel of Berlin’s Mitte, surprising survivors of Berlin’s Jewish past–and markers of the future.
The Kulturzug (“Culture Train”) is the only direct connection from Berlin to the Polish city of Wrocław, formerly the German city of Breslau, and one with a formidable history behind it, as the route was one of the very first long-distance rail connections in Europe, going all the way back to 1842. I was luckyContinue reading “Take a Ride on the Berlin-Wrocław Railway”
A special edition of our “Changing Gears” posts: a Sunday bike tour of a forgotten corner of Berlin, along the Mauerweg immortalized by Tilda Swinton in the documentary film The Invisible Frame.
When I was in Berlin a few weeks ago, I checked out some of the places my parents were in the late 1960s, including Andrews Barracks and the Army swimming pool where my father was a lifeguard. Of course, this being Germany, the place turned out to have a rather interesting history.