Breaking News: I’ve found lake utopia in Berlin

I don’t think it bears repeating that winters in Berlin are miserable. Long, dark, grim, isolating, bitter, bone-chillingly damp, and miserable. So as every Berliner knows, once warm weather hits, the pressure is on to make the most of the glorious but short-lived summer. Me, I have a mental bucket list, and summer does not […]

Mauerweg // Cycling the former Berlin Wall

Like no other city I’ve known, Berlin knows how to cultivate beauty from out of desolation. There’s a turnoff to a pretty, tree-lined bike path that I pass often on the way to and from my Treptow Schrebergarten. (More about that here.) I’d known that the path ran the length of the former Berlin Wall, […]