Berlin on Film: An Interactive Guide

For ten days every year, the film industry turns its eyes to Berlin for the Berlinale – the city’s famous international film festival. Around 400 films from around the world premiere during the Berlinale, and movie stars and celebrities descend on the capital. This year marks the 66th Berlinale, and to commemorate it, we’ve put together…

Map of the Best Clubs in Berlin By U-Bahn Station

Berlin’s nightlife is rightly famous all over the world – but choosing where to spend your weekend in Berlin can be difficult. We’ve taken the city’s S-Bahn and U-Bahn map (that’s the city’s above ground and underground train networks), and chosen Berlin clubs near most stations within Zone A, from Kreuzberg to Wedding and Friedrichshain to Schöneberg, and…

7 Curious Quirks About British Homes

British homes are just… normal, right? Maybe to their residents, but not necessarily to visitors from abroad. All of a sudden, the things that we take for granted about our houses and living spaces seem a little strange. Why are there no plug points in the bathroom? Mixer taps actually do make more sense – so…

6 Vegetarian Cheap Eats In Berlin

Berlin has just been named “The New Vegetarian Capital of the World” by American lifestyle magazine Saveur. The article claims, in no uncertain terms, that Berlin is the “first major Western city where vegetarianism has achieved complete culinary parity with the traditional carnivore’s diet”. Whether or not you agree that Berlin is on a par with…

Where To Stay In Liverpool And Around

Are you planning a trip to Liverpool? Whether you want a crazy night out in one of the UK’s most famous party cities, or a quiet family trip to enjoy the culture and countryside, our guide will help you decide where to book your accommodation. With a metropolitan population of less than half a million,…

Life In Denmark By Numbers

Here at Wimdu we love learning about living habits around the world, and finding out what is normal in one country but really strange or unusual in another. We recently looked at 150,000 Wimdu apartments around the world to see what patterns might emerge. This is what we discovered about Denmark! Denmark Is An Animal Paradise Britain…

Where To Get The Best Views Of Berlin

Berlin has very few hills, which is great news for cyclists, but less so for those who want a decent overview of the city. However, with a little imagination and a bit of legwork you can find some fantastic views. From spy stations to drinking spots, here are some of our favourites: #1 The Fernsehturm (and the Funkturm) We’ll get this…

The Best Apps For Visiting Berlin

Whether you’re visiting Berlin for a weekend or you’re a seasoned local, there is a huge range of genuinely useful Berlin-centric apps available. Whatever you want to do it seems that some clever developer has sat down and thought “I’ll make that!” We have avoided the more famous apps that are useful when travelling (everyone knows…

Which Copenhagen District To Choose For A City Break

With around a million inhabitants, Copenhagen is large enough to be a cosmopolitan centre and small enough to explore during a city break. Each of its districts has a distinct personality, from the designer boutiques of Frederiksberg to the maritime atmosphere of Christianshavn, so take a look at our guide and decide where to book…

Foot, Bike, Bus or Trabi: Exploring Berlin

Berlin is one of the most fascinating and culture-packed cities in Europe, and the sheer amount of things to see and do can seem overwhelming on a short holiday. A great way to get an overview, or explore a niche subject in more detail, is to defer to an expert and let them show you…