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Oktoberfest

Our funny-talking compatriots down south are getting ready to put on another two-week celebration of that wonderful thing called beer this Saturday, and we’re getting in on the act. Oktoberfest at Heart of Gold from Saturday, September 21st: Oktoberfest-style beer … Continue reading

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We Were Giants Were Here

Many thanks to Irish band We Were Giants for treating us to a stupendous gig in our bar! If your band has the acoustic chops to entertain a bar full of backpackers, why not play at the Heart of Gold … Continue reading

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Good Times @ Heart of Gold Hostel Berlin

Life is good at the Heart of Gold Hostel Berlin.

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Why pick the Heart of Gold Hostel Berlin

When making arragements for accommodation in Berlin nowadays, one is faced with nearly infinite options. A myriad of hostels, hostel-hotels and budget hotels is sprouting up all over the city, and the big chains are constantly expanding. If all you … Continue reading

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Restaurants in Berlin

There are innumerable restaurants in Berlin. Just as pretty much every culture in the world is represented here, so is just about every cuisine. But you should not pass up the chance to try some of the local specialities. Here … Continue reading

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Fête de la Musique

Tomorrow, June 21st, is not only officially the first day of summer, but also World Music Day. This occasion has been celebrated in France since 1982 in the form of an annual free music festival called Fête de la Musique. In … Continue reading

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Live Music in Berlin

There is no arguing the fact that, in terms of sheer quantity, Berlin’s music scene is dominated by electronic fare. But that doesn’t mean that there is no room for those of us who like our tunes the old-fashioned way: … Continue reading

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Swabians on the Loose in Berlin

As the recently crowned Champions League winner Bayern Munich gets set to square off against Bundesliga rival VfB Stuttgart tonight in the final of the German soccer cup in Berlin’s Olympic Stadium, the city is bracing for a Swabian invasion. … Continue reading

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Karneval der Kulturen

Berlin is once again staging a giant street festival this weekend: the annual Karneval der Kulturen (“Carnival of Cultures”), which takes place over four days in the neighborhood of Kreuzberg. The main event is the parade on Sunday, where more than … Continue reading

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Museums in Berlin

Amid all the talk about Berlin’s nightlife, it is not mentioned nearly often enough how much Germany’s capital has to offer during the day. Here is a list of just a few of the many great museums in Berlin. Pergamon … Continue reading

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