Brandenburg Gate Fire Dancer

You will see a lot of stuff when you visit the Brandenburg Gate, even at night and while it’s getting cold outside and everyone is wearing their winter jackets, some brave fire dancers thought it would be interesting to deliver a fiery show, topless.

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Festival of Lights 2010

Again in 2010 more than 60 buildings will be illuminated during this years Festival of Lights. Many landmarks and buildings – including the Brandenburg Gate, Berlin Cathedral and the TV Tower – will be staged with light, events, projections and fireworks. The Potsdamer Platz will serve as the point of contact for visitors to get information about the locations and events of the Festival of Lights.

The Festival of Lights has become one of the most important international public events in Berlin. For nearly two weeks (From October 13th to October 24th 2010 from 7 pm to 12 am [core time]) , numerous illuminations and events transform the German capital into a sparkling metropolis, where Berlin’s world-famous landmarks, buildings and sites are the stars of the show.

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Open Pool Boat

Swimming in the Spree is refreshing but also dangerous, so if you don’t want to miss out on that experience, you must be inventive.

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Berlin Victory Column under construction

Due to restoration works, Berlin’s Victor Column (or Siegessäule) is completely scaffolded at the moment and will remain like this until Spring 2011. Only the golden statue of Victoria or Goldelse, like a Berliner would say, is visible.

The Victory Column stands at 61.5m high and provides excellent views of Berlin from the center of Tiergarten. The statue of the victory goddess Viktoria that stands on top of the Victory Column was created by F Drake and weighs an impressive 35 tonnes.

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Kitty Car

If you are a true fan of something, you want to show it, even if it means to paint your car with stars… and cats.

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A relaxing boat trip

The Summer has finally arrived in Berlin with temperatures around 32°C and people enjoying the sun on a relaxing boat trip on Berlin’s famous river, the Spree.

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The Pitfalls of Snow

With all these snowstorms recently, it’s not a good idea to let your bike outside. A little bit more snow and it will be hard to find it again. This could be really annoying if you have an important appointment.

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Merry Christmas 2012

Merry Christmas Everyone

It’s Christmas Eve in Berlin, people celebrating this day with their families and relatives, singing Christmas songs and giving presents (yep today, not tomorrow). Therefore and for the last time of this year I will show you some fancy Christmas decorations.

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