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Getting Away From Berlin: 6 Great Day Trips

Yes, yes we know that Berlin is the greatest city on earth, but sometimes – just occasionally – it’s good to get out and about. Whether you live in Berlin and want to explore the surroundings, or you are visiting and want to see something other than the city, here are our suggestions for day…

Demark Animals Infographic

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…

The Most Fashionable Cities in the World…and How to Fit In

Like food, landmarks and language, fashion is a way of distinguishing one city from another. Fashion has now become not only an important part of human identity, but a major influence in business financial, entertainment, cultural and leisure activities, so much so that certain cities across the world have been labeled ‘fashion capitals’. We take…

Peaks and Valleys – Where to Stay in San Francisco

The Mission District Before the dot -com boom hit San Francisco in the early Noughties, the Mission District was primarily home to working-class Latin-American families. The area has since significantly gentrified, although still nods to its heritage, especially around the south end and 24th street. Those interested in the history, art and architecture of San…

Winterfeldt Chocolate Shop

A Marriage Proposal Dipped in Chocolate

Most stories involving chocolate are already sweet enough; but when Bavarian couple Daniela and Johannes won our competition for a weekend trip to Berlin, the story unexpectedly took a beautifully romantic turn. The competition was the result of a collaboration between Wimdu and the Winterfeldt Chocolate Shop, down in lovely Schöneberg; one of the most…