Anne Wittig

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Juni 1, 2018
Berlin Audio Tours (GPS-enabled)

We are proud to be planning to offer our newest, affordable sightseeing option - AUDIO TOURS.  Can't make one of our guided tours? No problem, we have recorded some of our best tour guides giving their tours and put them on a GPS enabled app.  Launch date is for Mid-June. In the meantime, we recommend […]

September 9, 2017
Summary of Tours in Berlin

Berlin is a fascinating city with a complicated history and there is no better way to explore it than with a tour! In this post, we provide an overview of all of the different types of tours available in Berlin, and then go into detail regarding what to expect on each of these tours.  East […]

Juni 6, 2017
Tours of Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp

This post compares and reviews the various options to visit and tour the Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp, located just to the north of Berlin. Many terrible things happened at this location, and it might be difficult for a lot of visitors to experience some of those atrocities and see where they took place. With that said, […]

Juni 1, 2017
Which Berlin City Tour Is Best?

This post is an overview of the various introduction to Berlin tours available to you.  With so many different options, it can be difficult to choose just one tour. With that in mind, we've decided to offer you a comparison of each major Berlin Overview Tour available. Each of these trips is a wonderful way […]

März 23, 2017
A Tour of Nazi Berlin and World War 2 Sights

This post is a tour of Third Reich sights in Berlin.   In addition to the self-guided tour below, we also list several companies offering both pre-paid and pay-what-you-like guided Third Reich tours in Berlin.  Guided Walking Tours Guided Bike Tours Self-Guided Tour Where is Hitler's Bunker Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Berlin Bunker Tours

Juni 4, 2016
The Brandenburg Gate in Berlin

This post is about The Brandenburg Gate (Brandenburger Tor), its history, architecture, and what to see and do here. The Brandenburg Gate is the symbol of Berlin and the reunited Germany as well. Where is the Brandenburg Gate Located? The Brandenburg Gate is located in the western part of Berlin's city center.   The six […]

Mai 31, 2016
Topography of Terror

This post is a preview of the Topography of Terror Museum.  Berlin is a city with an extremely troubling past. As the location of the Nazis rise to political power, Hitler’s command center during World War II, and a fractured city split into two by the Cold War-era Wall, modern Berlin has many difficult tales […]

Mai 15, 2016
Top Things to do in Berlin at Night

This post lists some of the top things to do in Berlin at night.   Since the fall of the Wall, Berlin has established itself as one of Europe's cultural and party hotspots. Unsurprisingly, the city lights up at night, with areas like Kreuzberg, Friedrichshain, and Mitte at the center of the busy nightlife. However, […]

Mai 13, 2016
Gay Berlin: A Guide for LGBT Travelers

Berlin is the self-proclaimed gay and lesbian capital of Europe. Given the large number of gay bars and parties, gay-friendly hotels, street festivals and Pride events year-round, Berlin is a mecca for LGBT travelers.   We've created this post to navigate you to the gay Berlin resources and activities you'll want to know about. Gay […]

Februar 17, 2016
Free Things to Do in Berlin

This post provides ideas to enjoy Berlin absolutely for free, with a few almost free ideas mixed in.   Berlin is a great city, and what's best, is that you can enjoy it on whatever budget and at whatever pace you choose.   Brandenburg Gate This monumental ceremonial gate was modeled after the “Propylaea”, the […]

Januar 29, 2016
Berlin Graffiti and Street Art Tour

This is a self-guided tour of the varieties of graffiti and street art one can find on the streets of Berlin.  Graffiti and street art is very typical for Berlin and can be found everywhere. The former city mayor described Berlin as "poor and sexy". Graffiti and street art just fit right into this slogan. While […]

Oktober 21, 2015
Jewish Berlin Tour | Self-Guided

This self-guided Jewish Berlin Tour gives a short overview of the major sights in Jewish history in Berlin. For centuries, Berlin had a vibrant Jewish culture and was the birth place of important Jewish movements such as the Jewish Enlightenment in the 17th Century and the Reform and Modern Orthodox movements. Despite times of hardship, […]

Oktober 1, 2015
Spandauer Vorstadt - Self-guided tour of Historic Old Berlin

While the old historic center of Berlin was destroyed in World War II and most of the buildings are reconstructions, the Spandauer Vorstadt, between Alexanderplatz and the theater district (e.g. Friedrichstadtpalast with its Las Vegas-like shows) has the real old houses from the 18th and 19th century. This neighborhood had also been the center of […]

Oktober 1, 2015
Self Guided Berlin Walking Tours

We are happy to have produced several self guided Berlin walking tours and our collection is growing.  We designed these self guided tours to be used on your own time and your own pace or as companion pieces on our guided tours. Some tours are only available as a self-guided tour.  We hope these tours are helpful to you. […]

September 24, 2015
Self-Guided Tour Berlin-Charlottenburg

START at U-Bahn Richard-Wagner-Platz (U 7) Stop A - Cross Otto-Suhr-Allee and have a look at the huge building with the 89m (270 ft.) tower. This was Charlottenburg City Hall (Rathaus) when it opened in 1905 and Charlottenburg was still an independent (and rich) city. In 1920, Greater Berlin was established, and today Charlottenburg isn’t […]

August 25, 2015
Things to See in Berlin Mitte | A Self Guided Tour

Berlin-Mitte East START at Alexanderplatz (A) with the S-Bahn, several subways (U-Bahn), streetcars and buses. The square had been used as a market for livestock and was named Ochsenmarkt (oxen market) before it was named Alexanderplatz in 1805 on the occasion of the visit of the Russian Tsar Alexander I. Most of the buildings are […]

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