Although the wall dividing East and West Germany fell nearly 25 years ago, visitors to Berlin can't help but be affected by the sight of the remains of the structure that tore the city apart.
Staying at the Almodovar makes you feel as if you're in the 'real' Berlin.
Berlin's past is everywhere, and its people never forget, writes Ben Groundwater.
Berlin is different. While most major cities offer free walking tours, they're rarely like this.
Do not be fooled by the tranquil view of the River Spree from Nhow Berlin's windows.
It's hard choosing your favourite place in the world. But I've finally done it.
Holiday ideas that are putting new spins on destinations around the world, writes David Whitley.
The bonhomie of present-day Berlin casts into sharp relief its sinister past.
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.