Potts disease, Consumption, White Plague…all names Tuberculosis has been known by throughout history. Call it what you will, by the end of the 19th century this merciless and rampaging disease was a huge issue for the health authorities of Berlin. The modern medical minds of the time believed that treatment and recovery would be best… Continue reading Beelitz Heilstatten: History, Healing & Treetops.
Berlin is famous for the cheerful bears you will spot everywhere…lesser known is the story behind the rabbits of Berlin.
Hello and welcome back…or just welcome, if your new around here. This post is part two, partner to the post I put up last week about travel on a budget and how to stretch your money (missed it? find it here. Your welcome!) . I’m writing this with family travel in mind because that’s what… Continue reading Family Travel on a Budget- Part 2.
I love Berlin. Love it . It’s a city that draws me back time and again. There is something about the place that calls me. I love the sense of creativity, history and optimism there. If ever there was a city to make you feel that whatever happens a new path can be forged, Berlin is it. I’m currently planning my… Continue reading Reasons to Love Berlin.
I am not, by any stretch of the imagination, a beauty blogger. In fact my whole beauty routine is pretty low-key. I love reading style and beauty blogs and have good intentions but realistically I don’t use that many products and am not a particularly loyal consumer. In fact, I can count on one hand… Continue reading Berlin Blogs 3: The World of Nivea
I’m an explorer at heart, although Im not against returning to the same places over and again, I like to find new corners to delve into. This isn’t hard to do in Berlin, given the way the city sprawls and evolves. On my last visit, the Hackesche Hof was my new corner. And what a… Continue reading Berlin Blogs 2: The Hackesche Hof
On our recent visit to Berlin, I came across this picture of a young woman fleeing to the west as the Berlin wall went up. The image captured me. I wanted to meet her, to know what happened next. The aspiring writer in me wants to craft her story. The image is part of the… Continue reading Berlin Blogs 1: Potsdamer Platz