When the Berlin Wall came down in 1989, it left a giant empty swath through the centre of the city.
Understated but cool, Berlin is an eclectic mix of glamour and quirks.
From World War II history to vegan fare, Berlin is a city with amazing food, city beaches and spectacular nights out.
These cheery and cosy apartments are the perfect option when staying in a city built for walking like Berlin.
Unified Germany's capital is a bohemian kind of place, where freedom and creativity are revered more than labels or luxury.
Berlin has become Europe's go-to city for young, creative types for a good reason.
We are visiting Zagan in may where our father was a POW.
Understated but cool, Berlin is an eclectic mix of glamour and quirks. River-side bars, posh restaurants and underground clubs; the city is a balance between modern efficiency, grandeur and rich culture. Cruise the city, east to west; wonder through endless halls of museums; explore inner-city graffiti laneways; find gems in the outlying boroughs; but don't miss the Brandenburg Gate or the East Side Gallery.