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Guidely: The apps that you need for major travel destinations like NYC, Berlin, London – and Sydney!

Tristan Rayner Editor

By Tristan Rayner in Tech on Monday 18 May 2015

In this mobile world, you can arrive at a destination not speaking the language or not knowing a local, and still get the most out of wherever you are – if you know which apps to get. These are the apps that will give you the best bang for your buck during your limited time travelling!

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This is what everyday life in Berlin looked like after WWII, in full colour

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Saturday 2 May 2015

In a short film called ‘Spirit of Berlin’, we get to see a rare sight: everyday life in the war-torn city in vivid colour. Captured just two months after the end of WWII, the film shows civilians attempting to return to normal life by cleaning the streets and picking up debris from fallen structures.

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Drink at this bar in Berlin, Germany, and pay whatever you want

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Cool Travel, New Food and Packaging on Thursday 13 November 2014

Presented by Busabout

In Berlin, you can be sucked into paying quite a few euros for a meal, let alone a glass of wine. But if you’re coming to this city, there’s a restaurant you need to try, not only for its food and wine, but for its ancient honour code. At Weinerei, you pay what you want.

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A new Berlin Wall will come up on November 7

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Events on Thursday 30 October 2014

It has been almost 25 years since the Berlin Wall came tumbling down. An oppressive symbol of division, its removal in 1989 reinstated free access between East and West Germany. To commemorate this historical event, a 10-mile reinterpretation of the wall will be installed by light artist Christopher Bauder and film maker Marc Bauder on November 7.

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Compelling video of a train arriving at Berlin station

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By Francis Andrews in Video on Friday 16 May 2014

Photographer and videographer Adam Magyar has created this oddly compelling video short taken from inside a train as it arrives into platform at a station in Berlin. It has a surreal and somewhat creepy edge to it, particularly the sight of two girls running between crowds standing on the platform.

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Berlin loft with built in furniture

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in Architecture on Thursday 30 January 2014

With a loft like this, who needs IKEA? Georg Bechter Architecture has designed a multi-story loft in Berlin that saves space with its smartly built-in furniture. At the centre of the room is a rounded white glossy panelled column that integrates a fireplace and a flat screen TV.

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Australian street artist, Rone, paints on a 5-story building in Berlin

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Wednesday 11 December 2013

Rone is a notable street artist who has created many works of art on the streets of Melbourne. Recently, he spent five days in Berlin to create a mural, which he says is one of the largest he has ever attempted. The mural is on a five-story building and is a portrait of fashion model […]

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Gourmet To Go: Berlin’s gourmet 24/7 vending machine

Cheyenne Tulsa Contributor

By Cheyenne Tulsa in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 26 June 2013

Late last year, Mitte’s Floris Feinkost shop launched Berlin’s first 24/7 one-stop gourmet vending machine. The automatic delicatessen offers freshly stocked, high-end products such as pint size bottles of Legras & Haas Champagne, a selection of Peter’s pralines and Dutch stroopwafles. The price range is between two Euros and 20 and can be paid by […]

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An Insider’s Guide to Berlin

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By Mr & Mrs Smith in Cool Travel on Tuesday 18 June 2013

Steeped in history, rich in culture, and awake all night long: breathtaking Berlin is the city that keeps getting better. Since its infamous Wall fell, Berlin’s creativity has flourished, with art galleries, bars, theatres, and iconic architecture springing up all over the formerly Soviet-era cityscape.

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An insiders guide to the Dance Music scene in Berlin

Russ Marshalek Contributor

By Russ Marshalek in New Music on Wednesday 1 May 2013

Dance music and Berlin nightlife are essentially synonymous in 2013. Home to some of the most important labels, producers and spaces in dance and electronic, Berlin is a clubber’s mecca. The “Berlin sound“, essentially minimal techno/”micro-house” music championed and produced by, amongst others, techno legend Richie Hawtin, began to trickle into mainstream night clubs in the US around around 2003, as progressive house and techno fused into something dark, repetitive and hypnotic.

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Projections of Berlin’s city landscape in rooms

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Friday 26 April 2013

We had our sights on French artist Clement Briend when he projected a hell lot of faces on trees for his Cambodian Trees project. Well, we are just as intrigued by his Berlin series. Here, he projected images of the city landscape in a much more intimate settings: people’s homes. In a way the projections […]

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Europe’s first music hotel: Nhow Berlin Hotel by Karim Rashid

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in Architecture on Thursday 11 April 2013

Nhow is Europes first music hotel. This gem is located in the center of Berlin and features two music studios. This is the place to stay if you want to do some recording, collaboration, or just soak up some inspiration.

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Pictoplasma: a contemporary character festival in Berlin

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By Andy Martin in New Events on Thursday 11 April 2013

The world’s leading festival of contemporary character culture, Pictoplasma kicks off today for three days of inspiring talks, screenings and more. It all happens in Berlin and runs until April 13.

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Hilfiger Denim presents Street Style Berlin

Lost At E Minor Contributor

By Lost At E Minor in Video on Tuesday 22 January 2013

Hilfiger Denim has teamed up with Yvan Rodic, photographer and founder of the Face Hunter blog, who has worn a live feed camera while exploring Berlin in search of the best street style. His footage is also being streamed to the Hilfiger Denim space to further complement the collection. Watch this video to see Rodic […]

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New art by Berlin’s Vermibus

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By Travis Garone in New Art on Saturday 1 December 2012

If you live in Berlin, you’re lucky. I like youth against establishment, I like defacing things, especially with moustaches. However, Vermibus, an artist and fast thinker from Berlin, has taken it to the next level. Do yourself a favor and go to Berlin.

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