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German NYE Tradition: Bleigiessen (Fortune Telling through Molybdomancy) – In A Berlin Minute (Week 139)

Bleigiessen (Molybdomancy) is a North European New Year’s Eve (Silvester) tradition that goes back all the way to Ancient Greece. After you melt a piece of lead or tin on a spoon over…

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Miniature Berlin LOXX – In A Berlin Minute (Week 138)

Based on the idea and design of Stefan Göddeke, Berlin LOXX is the 3rd largest model train set in the world (760 square meters) and first opened in 2004 in Charlottenburg and then moved…

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Manchester, England – In Another Minute (Week 137)

This week I went to visit two of my oldest and dearest friends from the Hamburg days, Steph (Stevie) and Giddy (Gitty), who now live in Manchester, England. Of course, Manchester is not just…

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Street Art (West Berlin) – In A Berlin Minute (Week 136)

All this street art I found in old West Berlin neighborhoods: Wedding, Neukölln and Kreuzberg. There will be an extended version soon because not everything fit into the 1-minute format (no surprise), which…

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Strasse des 17. Juni – In A Berlin Minute (Week 133)

Strasse des 17. Juni (17th of June Street) is a large avenue through the heart of Berlin. It starts in the East at the Brandenburger Tor (Brandenburg Gate), runs through Tiergarten (animal park), passing…

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Insel der Jugend (Island of Youth) – In A Berlin Minute (Week 132)

The Insel der Jugend (Island of Youth) located in the Spree River section of Alt-Treptow, actually changed its name to Insel Berlin (Island Berlin) in 2010. But I prefer the more poetic name….

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Clouds / Wolken – In Memory of Franc Tausch – In A Berlin Minute (Week 131)

Clouds moving across the sky. A rather unusual and simple video for this series. It is a special video I made in memory of Franc Tausch (aka FilmKritikTV on YouTube). He was a special…

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Schloss Charlottenburg Palace (Outside) – In A Berlin Minute (Week 129)

The Schloss Charlottenburg (English: Charlottenburg Palace) is the largest palace in Berlin and was originally commissioned by Sophie Charlotte, the wife of Friedrich III (later known as King Friedrich I) in the late 17th century,…

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