Since late 2012 a popular Saturday food market (Wochenmarkt) has been taking place a short walk from Südstern U Bahn station and since our move to Kreuzberg, we have become regular visitors, often enjoying lunch there and buying flowers from their stalls.
With the temperatures still high and the summer holidays upon us, we decided to head over to Mitte this morning to check out the water playground at Nordbahnhof. I didn't take many photographs as there were lots of other children around but here's my review of this Mitte water playground.
As you may have noticed already, Berlin can get hot, hot, HOT! Many locals and visitors head to the edges of the city when the heat hits, getting out to the many lakes, however, these do get crowded and aren't easily accessible for everyone. With that in mind, here are my tips on where you can splash in the water across the city other than the lakes...
To be honest, we don't take the kids to galleries much, for a multitude of reasons, many of which have to do with their gallons of energy and their ability to be mind-glowingly loud but having seen images of this exhibition online, we decided it was the perfect one for them.
One wet and windy day, we headed over to Wedding to check out a Berlin cafe with a difference, one that alongside it's normal dining seats also has an old bus that you can sit and eat in (and even play-drive should you wish!). Here's my review of Cafe Pförtner...
Spring has sprung in Berlin and what a great city this is when the sun is shining! For that reason, I've decided to create a Bucket List of places to go and things to do this Spring in Berlin. Let me know how you get on and if you have any of your own to add!
If you don't yet know the Bergmannkiez ('Kiez' is a term given to a small community/neighbourhood within the city) than it may well be time you give it a visit. Set in Kreuzberg, this area is a mixture of a busy street filled with eateries and those enjoying them and small streets that are reminiscent of other countries and sometimes very un-Berlin. The area also hosts a popular weekend market which sells a mixture of household items, vintage pieces, some new clothing and a good selection of secondhand toys and Lego!
All photos my own and ©Sarah Winborn Photography
For those of you with children aged 6 years and over, who are looking for ways to keep your child(ren) entertained, here are a list of activities to keep school-age children busy in Berlin