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How to survive a trip to Berlin (with a history buff)

March 20, 2012

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Book and Beer

I actually really loved history at school, but since then I haven’t taken it any further and my interest has near faded. In Scotland you don’t study very much of the exciting stuff, less grisly, gory tales of battle, more potato famine and the Jacobites. So a trip to Berlin for my history buff boyfriend’s [...]

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Wacky World Hotels

September 27, 2011

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No longer are we content to settle for a nice hotel with impeccable service, beds so comfortable you may never wake up, food you could happily eat for the rest of your life, and settings so romantic you’ll feel like you’re in a fairy tale. More and more of us are booking adventure holidays such [...]

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Berlin: 20th Century City

September 19, 2011

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Berlin is a study of contrasts. Despite being the thoroughly modern capital of one of the more powerful Eurozone nations, it also has done a stint as a focal point of both conflict and cutting-edge culture throughout the 20th century. And yet, despite the staggering differences you can see just walking down one of the [...]

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