Category Archives: Berlin: Current Topics

Mando Diao-Video “Gloria”: scenes are taken in the ‘Kino International’


“Berlin, Poor but Sexy” – Feature Articles

Under the headline “Berlin, Poor but Sexy” Spiegel Online English Edition publishes regularly feature articles about Berlin’s history, social life, and economic situation. All articles at a glance.

“Berlin’s Poverty Protects It from Downturn”

Recession? What recession? From Berlin, it’s been hard to tell that there is a global economic downturn. A lack of industry and years of high unemployment mean that Germany’s capital can’t sink much further. Read more… (Spiegel Online – English Edition)

Short Reply: Berlin in the Snow



View from Viktoria Park/Kreuzberg to the Eastern city center with TV tower. I took this picture two weeks ago. Now all the snow is gone, temperatures are slowly rising and we are eagerly awaiting springtime 🙂

Update: A Tempelberg for Berlin


The city of Berlin has long been trying to decide what to do with the monumental Tempelhof airport, built in the heart of the city by the Nazis. Some of the most recent proposals include a 1,000 meter mountain and a gigantic red-light district. Read more (Spiegel Online – English Edition).


Documentary about Berlin’s Music and Culture Scene


The film was broadcast on French-German TV ARTE. Click here for an interactive map of selected film locations.