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Check In: Review of Das Stue Hotel in Berlin, Germany

June 29, 2019
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NAME: SO/ Berlin Das Stue

ADDRESS: Drakestraße 1, 10787 Berlin

ROOMS: 78 rooms

Art meets luxury. Known as Berlin’s first luxury boutique hotel, Das Stue is housed in the former Royal Danish Embassy and much of its interior design and 1930s architecture still retains […]

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Autumn Love: The Best Cities to Visit in the Fall

September 7, 2016
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Autumn and I ignited a love affair long ago, and it’s still going strong. The air is crisply inviting. The colors are deeply vibrant. The food is soul-warming. The fashion is cozy chic. It’s the season that keeps on giving. Beyond that, it’s […]

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The Best Apfelstrudel in Berlin…

July 29, 2013
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awaits you at Augustiner am Gendarmenmarkt, a Bavarian-style restaurant in the charming upscale Gendarmenmarkt area near Friedrichstraβe. Typically from Vienna, Apfelstrudel is a dessert that consists of a cinnamon-spiced apple filling encrusted in layers of flaky pastry pieces and topped with creamy […]

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Sunday Snapshot: Berlin, Germany

May 26, 2013
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The historical Brandenburg Gate in Berlin serves as a symbol of both Germany’s tumultuous past and European unity and peace.
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Fireworks Exploding, Street Dancing, Party Crashing, Glühwein Drinking, and Snowball Fighting: Silvester (NYE) in Berlin

December 26, 2012
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One of my most memorable New Year’s Eve celebrations? Berlin, most definitely. Depending on the day, it wavers between #1 and #2, fiercely competing with London.

During my year in Berlin, I had received a few invitations for private NYE parties, and while they all seemed appealing […]

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Travel Souvenirs: Bringing the World Home

November 21, 2012
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I never consciously thought about what I’ve accumulated from my travels over the years or how my souvenir style has evolved over time until I read a recent NYT article and blog post regarding souvenirs (links below). I used to be an avid collector of shot […]

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Berlin: 3 Favorite Christmas Markets

November 16, 2012
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The Christmas markets (Weihnachtsmarkt) in Berlin are simply magical, and really the only reason to visit during the bitingly cold winter months. Starting in early November, the city shines in all its festive glory, transforming pockets into quaint, romantic, and idyllic city breaks.

At the risk of turning […]

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Guten Tag! Top 10 Movies About Berlin

October 28, 2012
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Lights, Camera, Berlin!

One of the perils of being a perpetual traveler is that you always have one foot here, and another foot somewhere else, making it slightly difficult at times to live 100% in the present. Today, though both feet were planted firmly in LA […]

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48 Hours in Berlin, Germany

October 25, 2012
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Berlin, often referred to as a “poor, but sexy” city is the political and cultural capital of Germany. Although it attracts a steady stream of artists, writers, and intellectuals, there is something for all tastes, interests, and budgets. After twenty years of the fall of the Berlin Wall […]

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An Ode to My Year in Deutschland [Germany]

October 24, 2012
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My, oh my, how time flies…

Deutschland, our one-year affair got off to a very rocky start, but it is with great happiness and pride that I say I truly feel blessed to have lived in such an incredible country. Sure, I bashed every inch of you […]

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