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Holidays

Walter Crasshole on why those who stay in Berlin over the holidays have the gayest time of all. more

Dec 15, 2017 11:00 AM Opinion

Vay-cray time is upon us, and no matter whether you’ve opted for a quick getaway, or are sticking around for a staycation, there are a few Berlin-based start-ups that can help you out. more

Jul 3, 2017 11:00 AM Start-ups

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What to do if you don’t fancy schlepping along Ku’damm in the run-up to Christmas? Three Berlin shopping start-ups claim to make gift buying simple… more

Dec 19, 2016 1:00 PM Start-ups

Seven gift ideas to indulge the hipster granny in you… or your loved ones! more

Dec 7, 2016 3:30 PM , , , Features

Berlin has dozens of holiday markets, but which ones are actually worth a visit? Here are six that stand out. more

Nov 23, 2016 11:00 AM Sponsored

Holy roller or just hungry? We've got five brunch spots to take the hunt out of this Easter holiday. more

Mar 15, 2016 1:00 PM Food & Drink

You're never gonna beat the racists by saying that Mary and Joseph and baby Jesus were refugees (they weren't anyway). As every real Christian knows, there's only one thing that can win our hearts at Christmas: money. more

Dec 21, 2015 11:00 AM Opinion 2 Comments

We all know the typical family dramas that come with the Christmas season, but prolific playwright Roland Schimmelpfennig's newest piece, following a theme of “empty heaven”, packs some surprises. On at Deutsches Theater Dec 20 and 26. more

Dec 18, 2015 1:20 PM Theatre & Dance

INTERVIEW. Spend this year’s holidays with Einstürzende Neubauten leader Bargeld at Radialsystem V as his band performs Lament, a set of original compositions, covers and reworks marking 100 years since the beginning of World War I. more

Dec 17, 2015 11:00 AM Concerts & Parties

Are your nightmares dominated by overcrowded dining room tables and piles of dirty dishes? Berlin's restaurants come to rescue you from Christmas dinner toil. Here are five of the best places to eat out on Christmas Day. more

Dec 16, 2015 3:00 PM Food & Drink

Whether you say "Merry Christmas", "Happy Hanukkah" or "Eid Milad Majid", there's something for you in this month's issue: from gifts to Willkommenskultur, euthanasia to climate change, WWII explosives to German husband-hunting. On newsstands now! more

Nov 30, 2015 3:45 PM Features

All costumed, face-painted and dressed to kill (literally) with no place to go? Don't worry about it; Exberliner sorts through this year's haul of Halloween parties and separates the treats from the tricks. more

Oct 30, 2015 4:30 PM What's On

Be brave, dear readers, Gris has a few uplifting words for you. And those words? Be brave. more

Dec 23, 2014 1:45 PM Opinion

What's a family to do on Christmas when one of the flock converts to a different religion? Coming together under such circumstances can take a little effort. A Berlin Studentin recounts how her sibling’s sudden conversion changed their whole family. more

Dec 23, 2014 11:30 AM Zeitgeist 4 Comments

Is the hassle of Christmas dinner too much for you? Can't take the pressure of hosting all your orphaned friends trapped in Berlin for the holidays, let alone cooking for them? Here are five ideas that might just save your Christmas. more

Dec 19, 2014 2:00 PM Food & Drink

It seems like magic, right? You just push a button on your computer and a book appears out of thin air in your mailbox. But Amazon's magic may not be what it seems. more

Dec 17, 2014 12:00 PM Opinion 4 Comments

Jacinta isn't very pro when it comes to religion. She's no Richard Dawkins either, though. more

Apr 21, 2014 9:30 AM Opinion 12 Comments

Before shelling out your last €50 at Urban Outfitters for that special something for that special someone, think about buying them some posters, prints or paraphernalia at one of these indie art shops. more

Dec 13, 2013 1:00 PM , Art & Exhibitions

This holiday season is strike season. Fighting back against low wages and poor conditions, Berlin’s shop workers are hitting retailers where it hurts in a slow but steady battle. more

Dec 11, 2013 11:45 AM Features

Christmas lights are undoubtedly pretty, but realistically, how much are these explosions of illumination costing the city? How do we justify it, or can we settle for less than having the world's longest illuminated boulevard? more

Dec 6, 2013 12:00 PM Opinion

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