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Berlin’s best post-wall architecture


Atrium/work area at the central library of Humboldt University; Jacob- und Wilhelm-Grimm Zentrum in Mitte

Sightseeing Beyond Potsdamer Platz and the government Of course Berlin’s pace of development is nothing compared to big cities in emerging markets in Asia or Africa, but for European standards it was nothing short of staggering. If you look at this model of Berlin’s inner city, everything that is not white has either been built weiter…

Berlin Station


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Spooks on bikes Watching Hollywood movies or TV series set in Berlin is usually a huge pain in the ass for a tour guide. Suddenly cab drivers take a 5 km detour trying to get to the airport just so that Liam Neeson can fall off a particularly cineastic bridge (Unknown Identity), Kollwitzplatz might be weiter…

CNN macht eine Mauer Radtour


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Unterwegs mit unserem Guide Lauren Im gerade erst vergangenen Sommer (schnief) haben wir Besuch von Ryan Bergeron bekommen. Ryan ist Sonder-Reporter bei CNN füür ein Format namens „Off the clock“ und hat ein wirklich sehr schönes Video von seiner Tour gedreht. Leider wird unser Name nicht so super prominent genannt aber wir sind trotzdem mächtig weiter…

Berlin Bicycle Week: e-bike testride Berlin Wall


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  Explore The Berlin Wall with a Pedelec/eBike deutsch An event in co-operation with Berlin Bicycle Week E-mobility is now an ever-increasing feature of Berlin transport. Just like the fall of the Berlin Wall, E-mobility has become part of the perpetual state of flux and motion that uniquely characterizes Berlin. Berlin on Bike combines our city’s eventful past weiter…

The best job in the world (possibly) – guides wanted/gidsen gezocht


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[DEUTSCH] [ENGLISH] Nieuwe gidsen gezocht. De casting is gestart. Beeld je even in dat je elke dag kan fietsen door deze geweldige stad (soms zelfs onder de zon 😎), dat je leuke nieuwe mensen ontmoet, dat je daarbij ook nog eens deel uitmaakt van een geweldig team, dat je geregeld een staande ovatie krijgt en weiter…

Trondheim Bike Lift


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In the last days and weeks a lot blogs or generally transport-related sites were writing about the Trondheim Cyclo Cable or Trampe. As it turns this installation isn’t a new thing. In fact it has been around for over 20 years, so why does it pop up now? Well, one reason might be, that they weiter…

Flying around Tempelhof with Klara Geist


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Just found some pictures from an event in early summer that I wanted to share: our first ride with a boom bike – and what boom it had. For years we’ve known about Klara Geist and their amazing bike-mounted soundsystems.  Among others they equipped Joe Hatchiban, the guy running the Bearpit Karaoke at Mauerpark and weiter…

Happy Animals: Eurofurence 2014 Berlin


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Furry Fandom Takes Over Neukölln Before I’ll explain what this is actually about let me tell you that there is not much in this world thats better for your mood than being hugged by half a dozen strangers in cute, fluffy animal costumes. I can’t remember when I had so much fun taking pictures. It’s been weiter…

Art Spin in Berlin 1st Edition


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Touring Lichtenberg art-spaces with bikes – and a lot of Cops [tl;dr] Nice event, nice people with an embarassing police Thursday the week before last (July 31st) the first installement of Art Spin took place.  Originally established in Canada, Art Spin is an interactive, multi-disciplinary, art-related bike tour, or maybe a bicycle led art- tour. Whatever…. weiter…

Artspin bike tour, 1/2 price for rental bikes


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Since we could never put it as elaborately as the guys and gals from Art Spin (Event on Facebook) themselves, we’ll just quote from their website to give you an idea what this whole thing is about. Here comes: „Art Spin, is a bicycle-led art crawl of creative venues, art performances, and site-specific installations throughout weiter…