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Secret Rendezvous Berlin - Spy | Berlin Experiences

7 Places In Berlin For A Secret Rendezvous

We all have secrets—and sometimes those secrets require us to meet up with others in the outside world without anyone taking notice of our rendezvous. Maybe you need to hold an important business meeting that your other colleagues or professional competitors can’t know about.

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Inside Berlin's Reichstag - Norman Foster

55 Things You Should Know Before Visiting Berlin

Visiting any foreign city for the first time can be a confusing, and even terrifying experience. Adjusting to cultural norms and practices, whilst still being able to reserve space for the relaxed sense of enjoyment necessary to make the most of your adventure. And not stumbling into the clíche tourist traps.

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Craft Beer Brauhaus Lemke

Craft Beer Spots In Berlin – Our Guide For 2019

We’re celebrating Berlin’s diverse and burgeoning Craft Beer and Brewery scene here at Berlin Experiences by dedicating some blog time to all things hops, yeast, malt and water. Starting with an expert look at some of the Essential Craft Beer Spots in Berlin for 2019 – and where to sample some of the best brews.

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VE Day 1945-2019 - 74 Years Later

VE Day – 1945-2019 – 74 Years Later

Today we mark the anniversary of the end of the Second World War in Europe (VE Day). Looking back, with seventy-four years of hindsight, at the most destructive war in human history, the toll it took, and the men and women who fought to rid the world of National Socialism.

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Lancaster Bomber - Battle of Berlin

Battle of Berlin: November 22nd 1943

It was at this very minute (7:50 pm) 75 years ago today – on 22nd November 1943 – that the most devastating Royal Air Force raid carried on out the then-Nazi capital of Berlin began. When a stream of more than 700 bombers flying from the south of England, descended on Berlin.

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Berlin Experiences - Soviet Tanks In Berlin

Allied Victory Parade 1945: The Forgotten Parade

Earlier this year, we covered the anniversary of the British Victory Parade that took place on July 21st 1945 – this month we take a closer look at the Allied Victory Parade of September 1945 when the four Allied powers gathered their troops to celebrate the defeat of Nazi Germany.

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