Tag Archives: Berlin
Wed 15 May ’13 - day 4     The best way to see Berlin or another city is to walk around its streets and there are some excellent guided tours on offer.  The 2 with English speaking guides are www.insidertour.com and www.berlinwalks.de and they both start outside the Zoologischer Garten U Bahn station which was just one stop from the nearest station to my hotel, so very convenient.  There is no need to book, just turn up and contact one of the guides who will point you ...

Tue 14 May ‘13 - day 3     Berlin has changed beyond recognition since I was last here, the weekend after the Wall had come down in Nov 1988, when the whole city was in party mood. After a typical German breakfast, it was a short walk to the U Bahn station where I bought a day ticket for the U & S Bahn trains; excellent value at €6-50.  First stop the Berlin Tourist Information office at the Hbf, always a good place to get the latest and up to date gen on attra...