Category Archives: Berlin

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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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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First Berlin Visitor

While Dan was hiking and swimming in Oman, I was waiting for my first visitor to arrive. My friend, Jen, flew in from London after work on Friday, November 4th. I was also flying back from Dusseldorf as I had … Continue reading

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