Tags: history

15.03
Top 5 March

The sun has been shining bright in Berlin of late and thanks to this, our tours at Alternative Berlin have been very busy. If you have taken a tour with us, you would know that our guides are always...

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hotel, airport pickups, package tours, luxury hostels, bus tours across Europe the term backpacker is a little outdated.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...

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...

Derelict Sensations

Berlin in the 1990s was a concrete jungle: bricks escaping from the confines of their walls, girders sagging and twisting like vines, wood being warped by the elements into elegant mis-shapes. It was as if the elements had...