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Mauerreste / Remains of The Wall – In A Berlin Minute (Week 142)

There are still quite a few pieced of The Wall (1961 – 1989) left in Berlin. Well known places are the East Side Gallery, the Memorial at Bernauer Strasse and the pieces at…

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Tempelhof Airport – In A Berlin Minute (Week 16)

A few years after planes stopped taking off from the historic (and at times controversial) Berlin Tempelhof Airport (Flughafen Berlin-Tempelhof), this summer, the centrally located city airport opened as a public park. So we…

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Ghost Town Carr – In A Colorado Minute (Week 186)

In my search for abandoned buildings (a personal passion) in Colorado, I came across a listing of ghost towns in Colorado… and found out that there supposedly was a ghost town just north…

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Olympic Village Berlin (Olympisches Dorf) – In A Berlin Minute (Week 119)

The Olympic Village Berlin in Elstal was the first brick-on-brick Olympic village and is therefore the oldest Olympic village still in existence. It was built for the 1936 Olympics. In the beginning, it was…

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Südgelände Park – In A Berlin Minute (Week 128)

Excited to share with you a new discovery that has immediately become my favorite park: Natur-Park Südgelände (south area) in the neighborhood Schöneberg. This park was once a train yard (more specifically a classification yard or marshalling yard),…

Berlin Ringbahn (Circular Railway) – In A Berlin Minute (Week 154)

The Berlin Ringbahn (circular railway) is a 37.5 km (23.3 mi) long city train (S-Bahn) line around the center of Berlin. There are two trains: S41 goes clockwise, the S42 goes counter-clockwise. For…

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Infamous Gowanus (Canal + Neighborhood) – In A Brooklyn Minute (Week 98)

Gowanus is the neighborhood around the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn. A neighborhood that is sure to change drastically in the future.  While it is still zoned for manufacturing and is mostly filled with businesses and there’s…

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Abandoned Gardens – Verlassener Schrebergarten – In A Berlin Minute (Week 117)

This is one of the most atmospheric places I’ve been to in Berlin. Schrebergärten aka allotment gardens have been quite popular in German cities. People who live in apartments rent a little garden with a…

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