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Freshly prepared breakfast at Chipps in Berlin, Germany

For my second morning in Berlin, I decided to stop by Chipps for breakfast. The restaurant, located in a quiet area of Mitte, has become popular for their freshly prepared dishes using seasonal and quality ingredients. Chipps was located on the corner of a small street adjacent to a small open grassy area in the heart of Mitte. Even though I was in the center of Berlin, the area was quiet. I felt like the place was miles away from…

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Konnopke’s Imbiss, legendary currywurst stand in East Berlin

Konnopke’s Imbiss is an institution in East Berlin. The small food stand located under the U-Bahn track in Prenzlauer Berg has been serving currywurst at this location since 1931. In the 1930s, the Konnopke family started selling sausages and frankfurter at this location. Over the years, they converted their business from a simple table to a wooden booth and finally into a permanent stand with electricity, water, and propane gas. You might be asking yourself, “What is Currywurst?” Currywurst is…

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On a quest for Wiener Schnitzel at Prater Garten in Berlin

Wiener Schnitzel with potato salad and cucumber salad on the side from Prater Garten, Berlin

When I arrived in Berlin, I knew what I wanted to eat first: Wiener Schnitzel. My journey led to me Prater Garten, a beer garden north of Alexanderplatz. For those unfamiliar, Wiener Schnitzel is actually an Austrian dish made with a thin cutlet of veal which is then breaded and pan fried. Even though Wiener Schnitzel is an Austrian dish, the Germans sure know how to do it right. Prater Garten was located just down the street from Eberswalder Straße…

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Breakfast at Factory Girl!, my first meal in Berlin, Germany

For a Sunday morning, I was surprised how quiet the Mitte area of Berlin was. Streets were empty and everything seemed closed until I found Factory Girl!. As I found out later, Berlin was a quiet city during the morning. Everyone seemed to sleep during the day and venture out at night for food and drinks. When I walked into Factory Girl!, I was greeted with more of the same. The place was practically empty making me question my decision…

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How to get from Tegel Airport to Berlin destinations by TXL Bus

This post will show you how to use the TXL Bus to get from Tegel Airport to destinations in Berlin such as Hauptbahnhof Central Station and Alexanderplatz. Unfortunately, Tegel Airport, located a few miles northwest of central Berlin, has no direct connections to the U-Bahn or S-Bahn trains. You might be asking yourself: What exactly is U-Bahn and S-Bahn? U-Bahn, short for Untergrundbahn, is simply an underground railway or subway. The S-Bahn, short for Schnellbahn, is simply an overground or…

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