Best cities for showing your Pride

Best cities for showing your Pride

There are some cities that just know how to do Pride right. We’re talking going far beyond hanging a few rainbow flags in windows, and instead throwing the biggest, baddest parties to celebrate who you are — from sexual orientation to gender to race to age. Because while Pride started...

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Discover Mauerpark, Berlin’s biggest flea market and best karaoke party

Discover Mauerpark, Berlin’s biggest flea market and best karaoke party

While the local nightlife is world-famous, truth is Berlin isn’t just about hard-hitting parties. Seek and you shall find a more low-key way to spend your weekend. You can catch some sunshine, feel the city’s open-minded community spirit, and collect odd trinkets at Berlin’s biggest flea market, Mauerpark. Located in...

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Berlin: Exposed and off the beaten path

Berlin: Exposed and off the beaten path

Cities aren’t just places, they’re characters — so who is Berlin? I’d say the city is a gender-neutral individual with a dark past, clad in leather and piercings. This character is a little rough around the edges, but after you’ve watched some football over one too many beers with him/her, you’re...

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7 cities that are better at night

7 cities that are better at night

To really experience a city, you’ve got to get to know it when the sun goes down. That’s when secrets come out, when friends are made and when the adventure feels just a bit more real. These places already some of our favourites in daylight, but we love even more...

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Williamsburg v. Kreuzberg: Part IV

Williamsburg v. Kreuzberg: Part IV

Well, we’ve reached the climax in our Battle of the ‘Bergs –  so far our GM Tony has reviewed food, street art, and beer with Kreuzberg taking an early lead – will this be the tie-maker or tie-breaker? In the ultimate hipster neighbourhood showdown (ahem, apologies to Fitzroy) between Williamsburg in Brooklyn and Kreuzberg in Berlin,...

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Williamsburg v. Kreuzberg: Part III

Williamsburg v. Kreuzberg: Part III

It’s time for the third battle! We’ve pitted the food and street art against each other, and Kreuzberg is streaking away from its cool New York brother with wins in both categories. Say what?!  Now, here’ s the deal. The third category is beer, so you’d have to say it...

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Food Friday: Where to eat in Neukölln

Food Friday: Where to eat in Neukölln

The mostly Turkish neighbourhood of Neukölln makes for an interesting and vibrant stay in Berlin. Kebap shops, Middle Eastern Backerei (bakeries) and colorfully tinted window casino Cafes line Karl Marx Strasse. The bustling boulevard is lined with equally as many Turkish and Arabic language signs as German. Most of the...

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Williamsburg v. Kreuzberg: Part II

Williamsburg v. Kreuzberg: Part II

It’s time for the second round of the battle of the ‘bergs. (Or ‘burgs, depending on which city you’re supporting!). Last time, our GM Tony compared the amazing food in Williamsburg and Kreuzberg. Now, he’s talking street art. Nothing defines an up and coming trendy neighbourhood quite like street art. And I...

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Williamsburg v. Kreuzberg: Part I

Williamsburg v. Kreuzberg: Part I

Our GM Tony recently spent time in Brooklyn and Berlin, and is pitting two of its coolest neighbourhoods against each other. In the first part of the Williamsburg v. Kreuzberg shakedown, it’s all about the food. I was recently out visiting our amazing local experts around the globe and happily...

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