June 21st is the summer solstice and the longest night of the year. So it's time to plan your summer in Berlin, because it will be over soon enough. What are we doing this summer? We show you in our 11 tips for the summer in Berlin.
is the newest member of the visitBerlin-Blog team. The sports-loving Berliner-by- choice likes to discover new corners of the German capital: she loves to simply getting off the U-Bahn somewhere and go on an exploratory tour. She can often be found at flea markets or second-hand shops as well, always looking for new treasures.
lived already in Kiel, Düsseldorf, San Francisco and Gothenburg, but she was always sure she would return to her hometown Berlin. And she is going to stay a while. For the blog she is exploring the food scene of Berlin and looking for the best hummus in town (besides her own homemade hummus).
Kentucky, Paris, Lisbon. These are just a few stops on this globetrotter's journey, but only one city has been able to conquer her heart fully: Berlin, of course, because nowhere else can you cycle along a canal in the evening sun and swing over the rooftops where the Iron Curtain once divided the city. Exploring the city with open eyes: that's her mission for the blog.
doesn't smile on fotos. But in real life she enjoys with a smile in her face Berlin's rich cultural life - the metropolis both in front of and behind the scenes. Her favourite season is the Berlinale, then she spends 10 days watching movies and writing about them in the blog.
lost her heart to Berlin on her very first trip. New to the city and fascinated by all the endless possibilities, she is particularly impressed by the mix of cultures, the variety of good, exotic food and the "everything is possible-feeling" of the metropolis. A glass of wine on the roof terraces of Berlin and enjoying the sunset - her personal definition of Berlin happiness.
is an archaeologist who has worked on Mayan sites in Central America. After ten years, she left the world of the Maya for a life in Berlin and found that the city a rich place for field research as well. She has fallen in love with Berlin's cultural treasures. Whether alone or with her children, she loves to be out and about in the city, taking the time to look deeper and turn over a stone here and there.