Category Archives: Germany

Eid Weekend in Berlin

The end of June also marked the end of Ramadan and a 3 day public holiday in the UAE. We decided this would be a great opportunity for Dan to spend some time in Berlin. He flew in via Düsseldorf … Continue reading

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Exploring Berlin in May

While Dan was driving the dunes and hiking the Hajars, Tarina and I were exploring Berlin during the first 3 weeks in May. Originally, we had planned to maybe do some weekends away but, due to unforeseen circumstances, like arranging my … Continue reading

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April Väder

After our Norwegian experience, we flew from Bergen to Stockholm on Friday, April 7th. At the airport, we grabbed a bottle of champagne, as we had recently realized that Sweden would be my 50th country visited and we wanted to celebrate. … Continue reading

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First Guest in 2017

My first guest to Berlin in 2017 was my friend and ex-colleague Neil. He was looking to use up some carry forward leave and sent me a note to see if I was free in February. The 3rd weekend was … Continue reading

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2016 Blogging in Review

Unfortunately we recently learned that wordpress would not be creating our annual “year in review” report. Therefore, we decided we would pull some stats together and create our own review to share with our readers. Blog views – 4330 views … Continue reading

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Christmas Market Extravaganza

On the morning of Friday, November 25th, I set out for Berlin.  Nine days this time.  I arrived that afternoon and made my way down to Bec’s apartment.  She was at work so I got settled in.  That evening, I … Continue reading

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First Visit to the New Digs

On Friday, November 11th, I caught the early morning red-eye to Berlin and arrived at 6:35 am.  I found the bus and made my way down to Bec’s apartment.  It’s really easy to get to.  Bec was still home when … Continue reading

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