Tags: Berlin

The Wandering Years

In this day and age of budget flights, all inclusive hotel, airport pickups, package tours, luxury hostels, bus tours across Europe the term backpacker is a little outdated. Indeed the concept of packing minimal luxuries, a travel diary, a...

Sitting on an Underground Landmine

When people say that Berlin has an explosive underground, they aren’t just referring to its radical nightlife and its alternative scenes.  The city’s soil itself is liberally peppered with unexploded WWII explosives.  This is a city where everyday activities like digging a vegetable patch, building a house...

A Tale Of 3 Unique Street Artists

Berlin´s street art scene can never be accused of being stagnant, inactive, lazy or boring. The sheer volume of local artists and international visitors ensures that the scene moves and develops at a frantic pace. But like most creative disciplines, it goes...

Friends With Benefits

The Köpi are reopening their techno cellar tomorrow for a night of swanky, gritty, noisy, ghetto elektro-punk.  As far a we can tell tomorrow’s Soliparty (benefit party) at the Köpi is a benefit for, well, benefit parties.  It seems that the antifascist, subcultural, non-commercial...

Eroberung neuer Territorien in Zeiten der Ungewissheit oder Wie eine Gründungsidee sich über die Stadt verbreitet

Bedrohung, Zwangsversteigerung, Rettung, Evakuierung, Umzäunung, Protest, Hungerstreik, Stürmung, Auszug, Rückkehr – das Tacheles hat seit 1909 sicherlich viel erlebt doch in den letzten Monaten überschlagen sich die Meldungen und versucht man von den Künstlern im Haus zu erfahren wie...