When visiting Berlin for the first time, many people’s instinct is to head for ‘the city centre’. However in Berlin this can be challenging. Is it Alexanderplatz in East Berlin? Or is it Europaplatz in West Berlin? Maybe it’s Pariser Platz, at one of Germany’s most recognised landmarks – the Brandenburg Gate. Whichever starting point … Continue Reading »
THE BERLIN APARTMENT BLOG
Welcome to the blog for Berlin Apartment. Here you can read stories about one of Europe's most fascinating cities and get inspired to visit us! We have lots of great photos on the blog, taken by locals so feel free to Pin It! If you see something 'Pinspirational' for your Pinterest boards. You can also share our posts on Facebook and Twitter and email them to friends. We are happy for our pictures and stories about Berlin to be shared and enjoyed by others.
We love to promote the city and all the great things to see and do here.
We have many interesting guests from all over the world and love to hear about their experiences in Berlin, so a booking at Berlin Apartment also gives you the chance to become published on our blog!
We invite our guests to contribute short stories, anecdotes and photos from their trip for us to share on the blog. Your experience helps others to discover Berlin in new ways and supports our intention that everyone who stays with us has a unique and engaging experience. If you are interested in contributing to the blog, please email us once you have made your booking and we will send you some blog contribution guidelines.
The Berllnale International Film Festival is one of the highlights of Berlin’s events calendar and the 66th Berlinale starts in just a few days! This year’s festival will be held from February 11th – February 21st at numerous locations across the city and as always the programme is diverse and fantastic. Don’t worry if you’ll … Continue Reading »
There are literally hundreds of museums in Berlin and you can find information anywhere about Berlin’s most visited museums such as the Pergamon Museum, the Neues Museum and the German History museum. So given that they already get a lot of press, we’ve decided to focus on the little guys: the unusual museums, the private … Continue Reading »
The UNESCO World Heritage Listed Museum Island is without a doubt the jewel in Berlin’s cultural crown and people travel from all over the globe to see its precious treasures and stunning architecture. However it’s not until after they arrive that many people discover the OTHER museums of Berlin. There are literally hundreds of them: … Continue Reading »
It can be overwhelming when you arrive in a new city to decide what to do with the time you have available. Sometimes you have a lot of time and not much you want to see and other times you have so much that is interesting but not enough time! Berlin is definitely a city … Continue Reading »
We get lots of good feedback from our guests and we love to hear about it when they are happy with their stay. Check out this and some of our other guest posts for a taste of what a stay at Berlin Apartment can be like. Being in Berlin we of course have visitors from all over the world … Continue Reading »
We have many guests who have enjoyed their stay so much, that Berlin Apartment is now their home away from home. One of them wrote this piece recently about one of their personal Berlin rituals – breakfast at a local bakery. Thanks John! One of my favourite things to do when visiting Berlin is to … Continue Reading »