Notes from an author: Adrian Duncan on Berlin

Fast-paced and frenetic, the German capital is often associated with hustle and bustle. Dig deeper, however, to discover secluded pockets of peace, and a whole new side to the city reveals itself. 

Life in Berlin: meet the people making the city their home

German singer Jennifer Weist and Barry Burns of multi-instrumentalist of Scottish band Mogwai talk about their Berlin.

Eritrean beef and bubble waffles: discovering Berlin's street food scene at Markthalle Neun

Martkhalle Neun is transforming Berlin street food, introducing the likes of Eritrean beef stew and bubble waffles to a city weaned on currywurst and Pilsner.

Beyond Berghain in Berlin

Not cool enough to make it past the formidable doorman at Berghain, Berlin’s high temple of techno? No worries — your bar crawl options in Berlin never run dry.

11 ways to experience the best of Berlin

A city of all-night clubs and surprising street food, arthouse films and colourful graffiti, anything goes in Berlin. We meet the people and discover the places that make up one of Europe’s coolest — and most confident — capitals.

Meet the changemakers: Lorna Cannon from Refugee Voices Tours

In 2015, an estimated one million displaced people arrived in Europe seeking refuge. Berlin-based tour guide Lorna Cannon saw the opportunity to give them a platform to tell their stories.

How to spend 48 hours in Berlin as a vegan

From beetroot-glazed doughnuts to meat-free doner kebabs, vegan dining is revolutionising the German capital.

Travel video of the week: Berlin

This week, we're following the trail of musician, J. Bernardt, around Berlin

Berlin: Bottoms up

Germany's beer laws mean that most pints have been brewed the same way for around 500 years, but there are a few microbrewers experimenting with new flavours.

City life: Berlin

In a tale familiar to Londoners, the once mighty West Berlin has been overshadowed by the recent rise of the hip and trendy East. But while it may have lost some lustre, it remains full of history, faded charm and even renewed promise.

Berlin: Table to table

A many-headed culinary beast, Berlin’s foodie scene is full of surprises

Hip replacement: Pól Ó Conghaile

What to do when trendy hoods start to lose their X factor? Should they move on, or should we?

City life: Berlin

An alluring mix of the gritty and the glamorous, Berlin has survived revolution, war and division to become one of Europe’s coolest and most cosmopolitan destinations

Eat: Berlin

Home of the currywurst and the doner kebab, Berlin is undergoing a culinary renaissance, with quality and creativity very much on the up.

Like a local: Berlin

With its pop-ups and start-ups, ravers and renegades, Berlin is the European city on everyone's lips right now. You'd better save up some energy before you start pounding its historical streets

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