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6 Amazing Places within Driving Distance of Berlin and Avis Discount Codes

Berlin is the kind of place where you could spend days just trying to see everything the city has to offer, but what if there was more? What about the areas around Berlin? The kinds of place you want to take a road trip to. If you ever find yourself in that situation then you might want to consider checking out these wonderful sites, all within driving distance of Berlin.

Avis UK Discount Codes

To help you get the best price on your car hire, we’ve found these great coupon codes for Avis. Avis has everything from your standard cars, nothing exciting but dependable, all the way up to sporty convertibles and other luxury vehicles. No matter what your budget is they will have something for you to explore the beautiful German countryside in.

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1) Spreewald

Home to a protected nature reserve Spreewald is the perfect place to get …

Budget Car Rental Coupons and Stuttgart: South Germany Car Culture.

Budget Car Rental Coupons = A Great Weekend in South Germany

We were given a really cool car rental discount code last week, so we decided we’d rent a car and do a quick road trip around the country known for making spectacular cars: Germany. But not just any part of Germany: south Germany.

Stuttgart – Car Culture and Museums in Southern Germany 

Stuttgart is one of Germany’s largest industrial cities usually associated with factories and heavy industry. However, many Germans know it for its culture, including world-class museums, opera and ballet, royal palaces and other historic buildings. The sprawling city also has plenty of wide-open spaces, with woodland and meadows comprising more than half of the area. Even the origins of its name are rural, a derivation from the words “stud farm.”

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A good place to start any visit to Stuttgart is with the spectacular view of the city

Car Hire in Berlin

Through the use of nearby vehicle hire in Berlin it is possible to reach some fascinating destinations, like the DDR Museum and also the Ferncenturn TELEVISION Tower for the sights. Remember that you can usually get a better weekday rate than on the weekend. You might actually have a push along with the Lake Spree to go to Memorial Isle and its own five globally acclaimed galleries or take a fast visit to go to the Reichstag.

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Within easy driving range of town are the Saschenhausen Concentration Camp Museum and Funeral and the Jewish Museum. Several enjoy each day of sight-seeing at the famed Olympic Arena, Zoo and Tiergarten, although others elect to push around to Charlottenburg or journey out to go to Potsdam.Considering there are all these items to do and observe car hire Berlin provides a easy and effective means to have around and out-of town.

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Car Hire in Germany

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By using a local hire in Berlin, you can easily access some amazing destinations around the city, including the DDR Museum and the Ferncentum TV Tower. You could even take a drive along the River Spree to visit Museum Island and its five internationally acclaimed museums….or take a quick trip to the Reichstag.

Why Use a Car Hire?

Sure you go the rental car route: maybe even use an Avis coupon to save a few bucks. But can you read German traffic signs? Do you know where the famous city landmarks are located in Berlin? Are you absolutely sure about which side of the road they drive on?…

Germany is actually a traditional vacation location for individuals who love the disciplines, tradition, background and exceptional food and beverage. Whether you go for that cutting edge city culture of the historical towns, the lovely northern beaches, Berlin and vineyards of the …

I am a Berliner.

After having run with the masses during today’s Marathon, I have a new definition of what it means to be a Berliner. I’d recently been told that merely living in Berlin does not necessarily warrant Berliner status. That to be from Berlin you must have been born and raised and have shed sweat and tears on its ground.

Apparently, it’s not like in New York, say, where you put in a year’s time, wear a little more black and drop your sidewalk smiling habit, and can proclaim yourself a New Yorker. After today’s international affair, though, I beg to differ. These aforementioned masses—the many Danes, the Scots, the Brazilians, the Japanese, die Welt—took Berlin in stride this morning. Everyone trod upon historically-laden land with surprising finesse and good humor. While it’s possible that this sort of merry bonding is characteristic of these Marathon events, I can’t help but …

Brauhaus Spandau – Bier!

The Braumeister of Brauhaus Spandau spoke to my literature class today (Brewery excursion!). Here’s what I got out of it :

Bier’s healthy. It’s a fact. It’s not the drink that gives you the belly, it’s the fact that it gets your hunger going and then you have to eat while drinking. And that then, after you’ve had some drink and had some to eat, well, then you’re satisfied and you don’t want to move. So you eat and you drink and you don’t move, but it’s not the bier, no, it’s you. You drank the bier and therefore you have the responsibility to keep moving after your morning pint. A pint a day keeps the doctor away, but a jog a day keeps the belly at bay.

So, it’s not the food that’s at fault, it’s your response to it that needs correcting. Nutrition–eh. That’s something for you to …

Joseph Pearson’s Piece

Never have I sat before a man as animated as he is intelligent. This afternoon, though, I had the opportunity to both hear historian Joseph Pearson speak on “Commemorating the Berlin Wall,” and watch his cinematic performance; his eyes bulged, his arms gestured and beyond all that, he offered a storyline—plot—a start and end. So generous, he was, to provide such a concrete trajectory, making temporary sense out of German temperament. In his allotted hour, he blazed through over a hundred years of German unification, de-unification, reunification and the sludgey, muddy, muddled realities binding these events together. It was then no surprise that as he opened for questions, the issues raised all seemed to deal with the fragmentation that Germany—Berlin, in particular—is still dealing with today. The residual effect, or one residual effect, of such chopping, dicing and consequent poor re-stitching of Berlin has manifested itself as a bit of

Collect the Shards

collect the shards 1As time passes here in Berlin, I’m finding myself increasingly intertwined in a complex web of global perspectives. It’s like I’m collecting debris of conversations that have already taken place and of issues that just want to be worn out but are forced to endure. Amidst the rubble, however, there are strings of connectivity begging to be yanked into view of those averse to them.

On a day trip to Leipzig last week, NYU professor of Sociology, Thomas Ertman, led our group on a bit of an ad-hoc city tour. He guided us on a whirl-wind tour of the Saxon city, answering our questions between landmarks. Toward the beginning of our walk, he’d given us a quick debriefing on the previous, thriving fur industry that supported Leipzig’s economy. Jewish Leipzigers, actually, were the propellers of this long-running fur trade, but emergence of the Nazi power put an end to it

Berlin: Beginning at the End

While a singular, first encounter may set the tone for an experience, it’s a series of encounters that ultimately composes a symphony of revelation.

If it were possible to have a concise, uncomplicated thought about Berlin, then perhaps writing a reflection on my time spent in this city would come a little easier.

 

encounter berlin 1Yorckstraße S-bahn station

For the past three months I’ve lived in Schöneberg, a predominantly Turkish neighborhood in West Berlin. I have an Apotheke across the street, two discount grocery stores within a two-block radius, the Yorckstrasse S1, S2, S25 and U7 just a three-minute walk away and I have a variety of Turkish bodegas and eats just at my doorstep; on Wednesdays and Saturdays there’s a Turkish market just a block away, good ol’ Hisar’s—reigning favorite of Schöneberg Falafel fans—right by the S-Bahn, and then of course there’s Pasam’s Baklava, home of the best Baklava

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