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Nicholas Potter goes on an overnight expedition to find out why one would hang out in a former airship hangar filled with tropical kitsch, flamingos and squealing brats- aka Tropical Islands. Read more

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Fancy an afternoon of sunbathing by the water, a boating excursion, or a quiet picnic after a game of pétanque? Look no further than Berlin’s Landwehrkanal! Kevin Caners takes us on a journey along the canal’s grassy shores. Read more

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Built in 1909, German impressionist Liebermann’s villa on Wannsee is where he spent his summers. Opened as a private museum, currently on show are oils and pastels by Liebermann of his garden at Wannsee presented alongside Paul Klee’s. Read more

Art & Exhibitions

You might not want to like Holzmarkt, but which would you rather have taking up the riverside real estate – another sleek luxury apartment bloc, or a collectively managed, treehouse/urban garden/what-have-you where Berliners can play? Read more

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Flee the city this weekend (Aug 11-13) for the summer’s most scenic boutique film festival, the fourth annual Mobile Kino Summer Camp, just outside Berlin. Read more

Film

Despite the schizophrenic summer weather this year, you, or your out-of-towner guests, are probably still looking for some green. Time for a trip to Marzahn and the Internationale Gartenaustellung 2017 (IGA). Catch it before it ends Oct 15. Read more

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It’s finally summer in Berlin, so get out of the museums and spend some time with art en plein air. Here's what to see. Read more

Looking to spend a final sunny weekend out on Tempelhof but don't have the gear to make it the ultimate? Hase rental shop, metres away from the park, rents everything from guitars to picnic blankets to cameras to even sunglasses. You're now set! Read more

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Summer isn’t just for relaxation – if you’re an adrenaline junkie, now’s your chance to go bungee jumping out in the Berlin suburbs. We tried it out. Read more

Zeitgeist

The temperature is set to soar for one more week this summer, so soak up the final days of sunshine at Liepnitzsee. Formerly the favourite spot of GDR political bigwigs, today the lake's open to campers, nudists and anyone willing to make the trek. Read more

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As summer nights continue to be warm, head over to your nearest open-air cinema. From roaring Hollywood action to lyrical music biopics, the variety of film on offer is vast. Read more

Film

Missing summer? Hanging out in a cosy authentic Mongolian yurt at the Strandbad Weißensee might be the best cure for those Berlin winter blues. Read more

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Looking to escape Berlin over the holidays? Here are our tips for places to go to in Berlin to prepare for your trip out of town, from coats to maps to getting your bod prepared for your packed schedule. Read more

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