The one Berlin building seen best in wet weather due to its open skylight through which the rain can fall and make patterns on the ground: the former palace guardhouse. Do you know what it’s called nowadays?
Who knows what the new chocolate sculpture at the amazing Rausch store (formerly Fassbender & Rausch store: you’ve definitely been there with me if you’ve done the All-In tour) is of?
Who knows the full name of this Holocaust monument in Berlin Mitte?
Good morning from Berlin! Today’s history mystery: by whom was a famous speech given from this building in 1963? Highlight the blank space below to see the answer! And Happy Thanksgiving to my readers in the US! John F Kennedy gave his “ich bin ein Berliner” speech here.
Former East Germany’s famous Ampelmann (pedestrian traffic lights figure) can be seen in its feminine counterpart in Dresden!
During the rebuilding process of the Saxon city of Dresden, these darker stones were salvaged from the rubble of the original church (destroyed during WWII) and relocated in exactly their original positions.
A detail of the incredible Soviet War Memorial in Treptower Park.
I feel so lucky to live in such a beautiful area of Berlin! Rathaus Schöneberg is just beautiful.
A few months ago, I had a fascinating wander through the Haus des Rundfunks, the world’s oldest broadcasting unit, active since 1929!
A detail of a statue at the German Resistance Memorial Centre, formerly the site of the Bendlerblock in Berlin.