When Germans think of sushi & co., they always think about high class food and restaurants. But in fact – sushi is some kind of street food in Japan. Ishin reflects this as a plain restaurant, decorated at a minimum level, long tables where might get to know someone new; and of course: absolutely great sushi and bento boxes. Try calpico, a strange looking but tasty softdrink.
In need for some relaxation, sun and a good drink? To get away from the big city and to gain the feeling of being far away on vacation you can get on top of the multi-storey car park of Schönhauser Allee Arcaden. There you can put your feet into sand, find the perfect sunlounger and enjoy some cocktails and light snacks.
The Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtnis-Kirche (what a long name) is a Protest church in Berlin, Germany that has only partially been repaired and therefore carries the name “Hohler Zahn” (empty tooth). It is located on the Breitscheidplatz close to the zoological garden and the aquarium. Continue reading “Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtnis-Kirche”
The Bendlerblock is a section of the building of the Department of Defense in Berlin, Germany. The building was used for the same purpose during Nazi times and it was they place where the group around Ludwig Beck and Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg organized the attack on Adolf Hitler. Continue reading “Bendlerblock”
Even most of my friends don’t know that there were some years I worked as a software developer for the leading european vendor for steel construction software. One of my tasks was to implement algorithms that analyze geometric structures on steel girders and steel-plates. And one of the buildings rised with our software was the new main railway station of Berlin.
The Rotes Rathaus (red town hall) is an administrative building in Berlin, Germany. It’s name goes back to the red facade – not to the fact that for many years socialdemocratic policy was made here. It was the seat of the city council but is now only the seat of the mayor. Continue reading “Rotes Rathaus”