How to Spend a Family-Friendly Day in Berlin, Germany

Berlin, Germany is a family-friendly city with lots of activities for families with children of all ages. After living there for 18 months, Berlin is still one of our favorite cites and we always enjoyed spending quality family time while exploring this remarkably fun...

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Buying the farm – Would you do it again?

From time to time, I get interesting emails from readers like you. Sometimes they’re about recipes found here on No Ordinary Homestead. And sometimes they’re questions about getting a visa to live in Germany (which I really know very little about). And...

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Family Fun in Berlin: Five Attractions in the City

Today’s post makes me a bit melancholy for the wonderful city of Berlin. Sooner rather than later we need to go back for a visit — but only when it’s summer! Germany’s capital offers a wealth of activities and sightseeing options, making it the ideal...

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Christmas Market Favorites of Berlin

As Christmas draws ever closer and the advent season begins, I have to think of Germany and the amazing Christmas markets it hosts in the weeks leading up to Christmas. With over 60 markets all over Berlin, we had the opportunity to visit many beautiful Christmas...

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5 Bars to Visit Near Nollendorfplatz

There are so many places to explore and things to do in Berlin…and one of the great adult activities to take part in is happy hour! To be honest, there are tons of places that have happy hour in Berlin, and especially in our area near Nollendorfplatz. So are...

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Berlin off the beaten path

One of the great things about living in Berlin is that there is always something great going on. But many of events and really special places you might never hear about because they are very “underground” and get their popularity because of word of mouth...

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