Berlin Guide for Newbies

Germany, Berlin Guide (B): Berlin Guide for Newbies

I always hated how some bloggers sound pretentious starting their blog posts with “everybody asked me to write about (some random topic), so finally here it is”. That’s why I was super hesitant to start in the same manner; but I can list at least several people who did ask me to post a detailed Berlin guide they could pass on to their friends traveling to the city. So okay, it wasn’t “everybody”, but it still made me feel so humble at times. And so—here it is. (Self-cringe!)

I love Berlin. I think that’s quite clear to anyone who has been around Wandering Polka Dot. But what now is an intense love started out not so great. Actually, I even wrote here a million years ago that Berlin didn’t sweep me off my feet, as I had anticipated. So many people told me I would love it, and when it didn’t happen in an instant, I felt confused. The architecture was meh, the feeling of, say, a great metropolis such as London was missing. 

What is it that awesome about this city and why don’t I see it? I had to detach for a while—literally. I moved to another country and then a few months later came back. This time it all struck me. All the layers. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Sights Map

Guide Name: Berlin Guide for Newbies
Guide Location: Germany » Berlin
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Alexanderplatz   TV tower   Rotes Rathaus   Brandenburger Gate   Berliner Dom   Humboldt University   Book Burning Memorial   Reichstag   Memorial of the Murdered Jews of Europe   Potsdamer Platz   Amrit Restaurant   Kiez Falafel   YamYam Berlin   Sababa   Yogi   Made in Berlin   Father Carpenter   Five Elephant   St. Oberholz   Urban Spree   East Side Gallery   Kotiwood   Aki Tatsu Sushi   Prinzessinnengarten   Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church   Kleidermarkt Garage   Curry 36   Markthalle Neun  
Author: Tihana Smiljanic
Read it on author's website: http://www.wanderingpolkadot.com/2017/10/berlin-guide-for-newbies.html

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