Berlin Brandenburg Airport empty
Living

Berlin’s Brandenburg Airport Used as Parking Lot for VW Cars

Berlin’s hopelessly delayed and much-maligned new airport, Brandenburg, which was originally scheduled to open in 2011, is now being used as a parking lot for thousands of unsold Volkswagen vehicles. According to dpa news agency in Berlin and rbb24, the German carmaker has leased around 8,000 spots in three parking …

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squirrel
Living

German Police Save Man from Squirrel

Help, I’m being chased by a squirrel! A man called German police for help on Thursday after a baby squirrel started to follow him and wouldn’t stop. According to police in Karlsruhe, south west Germany, officers dutifully responded and sent a patrol car to help.  They arrived to witness the end …

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Living

Zigzag Cycle Route a Challenge for Berliners

Cycling in most cities can be challenging enough, but one particular route in Berlin seems to be designed more for skiers than cyclists. The prize for Berlin’s most absurd bike route would, if it existed, currently go to the Berlin suburb of Zehlendorf. On the quiet Leo-Baeck-Straße cyclists are forced …

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Food & Drink

Hops & Heat – Berlin Beer Festival Gets Underway

Berlin Opens ‘world’s longest beer garden’ in 30+ Temperatures. As Berlin experiences sustained summer temperatures over 30 degrees Celsius, the city on Friday launched a weekend of beer-drinking at the International Beer Festival, which occupies a 2.2-kilometre stretch of a wide, central boulevard. The “world’s longest beer garden,” as the …

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Living

Germany’s Most Beautiful Pothole to be Peserved

Dazzling tropical colors, miniature plants and a tiny goldfish figure in the middle of it all. What at first glimpse appears to be a magical pond is actually a pothole in the middle of a street. Artist Maren Doerwaldt prompted debate across Germany when she transformed a pothole in a …

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