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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 …

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, …

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

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

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