Centuries of prominence at the centre of Europe has provided Berlin with artworks, antiquities and artefacts to stock countless world-class museums, yet the vibe of this city lives very much in the present.
PLAY THE MARKETS
Any grassy corner, cul-de-sac or vacant building is an excuse for a market in Berlin – the city is crammed with them. You could spend weeks visiting them all or just nail the big three in one weekend...
Rob Grant is a freelance writer, specialising in travel, culture and business. He is a member of the Australian Society of Travel Writers and is based in San Francisco, California.