Those in Berlin who thrill at the creative genius of the world’s most admired street artists are in for a treat when the new Berlin Urban Nation Museum in Schöneberg throws opened its doors on 16 September 2017. Actually, the intention is to turn the entire building into a street art museum, with many of the exterior surfaces also being surrendered to a celebration of street art. This stunning initial introduction to urban art in Berlin will be just a foretaste of the artistic treasure trove within.
Launching this summer, You, Me & Berlin is an exciting new initiative. The project aims to connect communities, celebrate diverse neighbourhoods and help visitors. Its concise and welcoming motto You don’t have to be from Berlin to be a Berliner focuses on leisure travellers who are interested in discovering the city.
Christopher Street Day is a huge annual LGBT celebration held in Germany each year that is celebrated with festivities across Germany, such as Berlin Pride. It is a large street festival dedicated to celebrating and demonstrating for the rights of LGBT people. It is quite possibly the largest of the Berlin gay events of the year, attracting over 1m people from across Europe. Knowing how to get the most out of your time on Christopher Street Day is crucial, so planning ahead and knowing what’s available is advised.
The Berlin marathon 2018 is right around the corner and the good news is that the German capital is a runner-friendly destination that allows athletes to train in a variety of terrains.