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Spring in Berlin 2013 – where, what, why and when!

Spring in Berlin 2013 – where, what, why and when!

Spring in Berlin is a time of much change for the city, and any visitor gets presented with a host of new opportunities sorely lacking through the winter. From simply getting outside; taking a walk through the city and absorbing the beauty that way, to taking part in a bustling street party… you’re never at a loss of something to do!

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Sixt Car Rental – The Premier Rent-a-Car Service in Berlin

Sixt Car Rental – The Premier Rent-a-Car Service in Berlin

Sixt car rental is the premier rent-a-car service in Berlin. They off expert service, competitive prices, and with dozens of pick-up/drop-off points all over Berlin, they are the perfect solution for anybody who wants to have complete freedom during their trip to the city. Sound good? Book your accommodation through us and save 10% off your Sixt rent-a-car booking.

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Berlin Tegel Airport Transfers – How to get into the City

Berlin Tegel Airport Transfers – How to get into the City

Visiting Berlin and flying to Tegel? Then you’re probably wondering how best to get into the center of the city after you land. Well do not worry; Oh-Berlin has prepared this handy how-to guide to help you on your way.

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Living La Vida Local – Tell us what you think and win a weekend in Berlin!

Living La Vida Local – Tell us what you think and win a weekend in Berlin!

Living like a local seems to be becoming increasingly important these days when people consider traveling. But what does that really entail? Go with Oh’s Living la Vida Local experiment is here to answer exactly that, and to discover whether living like a local is even possible at all. Get involved and win a weekend in Berlin for two!

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Berlin for free – Oh-Berlin’s top ten free destinations this winter

Berlin for free – Oh-Berlin’s top ten free destinations this winter

For those of you planning to visit Berlin this winter on a tight budget, we have compiled our top ten free winter destinations in the city. Our list covers indoor and outdoor activities, art exhibitions and Christmas attractions, walks, tours, and a taster of Berlin’s free nightlife to boot.

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Top Five Berlin Apps – Helping you get the best out of the city

Top Five Berlin Apps – Helping you get the best out of the city

We have selected five great Berlin apps that we think you will enjoy using or find useful. Find the city´s vegan friendly restaurants or best nightlife hot spots or just be able to easily navigate Berlin´s public transport network.

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Berlin weather – what to expect

Berlin weather – what to expect

Planning a trip to Berlin and want to know what type of weather to expect? We have info on the weather in Berlin whatever time of year you plan to visit. We also have advice on how to prepare yourself for the climate and even info about seasonal events in Berlin that you might be interested in.

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The lowdown on Berlin customs so you can get with the programme

The lowdown on Berlin customs so you can get with the programme

OK so you want to avoid making any major faux pas while in Berlin. Every city will have their local customs and so it´s good to know where you stand on them. To help you on your way here´s our cheeky guide with some handy tips on local etiquette.

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A walk through the inner courtyards of the Berlin ‘ Hackesche Höfe and Rosenhöfe

A walk through the inner courtyards of the Berlin ‘ Hackesche Höfe and Rosenhöfe

The Hackechen Höfe, or Hacke courtyards are a series of 8 interior courtyards in the district of Spandauer Vorstadt, in the centre of Berlin. They offer a great atmosphere with bars and restaurants, shops and boutiques. There is also a wonderful natural feel with plants, flowers, and fountains in the centre. Visit the Rosenhöfe inside as well as the Haus Schwarzenberg, a really unique and independent courtyard.

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10 tips for becoming an expert cyclist in Berlin

10 tips for becoming an expert cyclist in Berlin

Even if you are not an veteran cyclist or have the need to excerise while on holiday. Berlin is certainly best seen by cycling around the scenic metropolis and by zipping in n out of the charming streets that are part of the city. Here are our top 10 tips on how to negotiate the streets and enjoy your trip to the fullest.

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