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Mauerpark Sunday Flea Market, Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin

Mauerpark Sunday Flea Market, Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin

Mauerpark (Wall Park) is a public space created along a section where the Berlin Wall once stood in Prenzlauer Berg, just a block from our apartment. On Sundays there’s a lively flohmarkt (flea market) here that follows the line of the former wall. Despite the...
Price Check: a Berlin Shopping List

Price Check: a Berlin Shopping List

It’s always a bit of a shock to the wallet going to Western Europe after spending time in Central or Eastern Europe, where the prices are significantly lower. Berliners swear their city is cheaper to live in than other European capitals, but while rents, utilities...
Our Apartment rental in Berlin

Our Apartment rental in Berlin

We had a distinct feeling of déjà vu when we arrived at our apartment rental in Berlin in Prenslauer Berg. It was our Krakow arrival all over again. We’d just spent another ten hours on a train – the heating and electricity off for part...