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Archive: April 2014

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Escape: Tornowsee

We parked our car just next to the restaurant and headed for a walk – we didn’t finish the whole tour surrounding the lake (appr. 8km ), since the dog was just too excited to go swimming and we stopped multiple times to enjoy the view on the lake. But nevertheless the forests were very enjoyable, offering innumerous detours and idyllic clearings to take a break. (And soon, go swimming ourselves!)

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Vietnamese in Berlin: Saigon Green

Just as I thought I did my fair share of Kantstraßen-exploring and covered all things worthwhile, I discover something so exciting, I couldn’t stop talking about it for days. I think I found the best Vietnamese food in Berlin, I repeated to my friends over and over again. But it’s true, I had the best Vietnamese lunch in Berlin ever.
And yes, I’ve been to Dong Xuan Center and ate at numerous restaurants there. But none of them was as fresh and flavorful as the Súp Rau I had at Saigon Green.

Links in Berlin: Easter happiness

Finding good links is like finding hidden eggs on Easter sunday, sometimes it takes you a long time, but in the end you get the Easter egg made of the best chocolate with the sweetest fillings.
This week, thanks to Easter, the Links in Berlin come early: a decorated basket full of lovely interviews, photo essays and some tips for delicious food…

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Guide: A Weekend in Berlin

Berlin is gorgeous these days, luscious green trees meet blush pink blossoms everywhere, people are radiating pure happiness thanks to superblue skies and abundance of sunshine, only interrupted by showers of rain to spruce up the thriving nature even more. It’s the best of times to visit our lovely city and I’ve got some tips to share for a sweet weekend in Berlin!

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Shop in Berlin: ting

What makes a shop a favorite? It should offer so many beautiful things to discover that you spend more time in it than you initially planned to, right? And on the top of it, everything should be reasonably priced, so that you just can’t decide what to go for. And then, after you’ve purchased a little something, you should be already excited to come back to get more – that’s ting!