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.
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.
Guest access to one of Berlin's most popular bars is a real plus here.
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Mauerpark, once part of Berlin's infamous death strip, is now at the centre of weekend fun.
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.