Eavesdropping Berlin

Eavesdropping on all things Berlin related

Monthly Archives: February, 2012

Speaking of Sugar…

One of my favorite city guides for Berlin is Sugarhigh, a bilingual email publication offering daily blasts about the best stuff going on around town. Be it gallery openings, quirky little restaurants, speciality … Continue reading

February 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Cupcake Sugar Rush

As I write this, I am on a proper sugar high! The thanks goes to Cupcake Berlin, a cafe/cupcake bakery in Friedrichshain. Following the direction of the New York cupcake … Continue reading

February 25, 2012 · 1 Comment

A visit to Aunt Benny’s

Searching for a great sandwich in Berlin has its challenges. Most bakeries have standards on offer, but very few places actually experiment much at all. So I have made it … Continue reading

February 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

A drink at Würgeengel

Dresdener Straße, right next to the (notorious) Kottbusser Tor, is fricking amazing. There are a bunch of great places all squished together on this tiny street. Within 80 meters, there … Continue reading

February 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Berlin: Metropolis of Vice

Documentary series of 3 programmes produced by the Canadian Public Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). The whole series looks at Paris, Berlin and Shanghai between the wars. Here the video for Berlin … Continue reading

February 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Berlin Hotels: The Best in Budget

Part 4 of the 4-part series on Hotels in Berlin. In this post, I will explore the budget side of the city.  Berlin is a city of divisions, of opposing and … Continue reading

February 20, 2012 · 3 Comments

Berlin Hotels: The Delightful

Here is the 3rd installment of 4-part Hotels in Berlin series. This post will focus on a small selection of charming boutique hotels. They may not as daring as The Unusual, … Continue reading

February 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Berlin Hotels: The Unusual

Here is part 2 of the 4-part Hotels in Berlin series. In this post, I will present a small selection of hotels that channel the unusual side of Berlin, nostalgia for … Continue reading

February 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Berlin Hotels: The Swanky

When a visitor first comes to Berlin they can easily be thrown off by the empty spaces, the large run down areas, the weird cold new architecture in the government … Continue reading

February 20, 2012 · Leave a comment