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Technology for the Taking in Berlin

The IFA (Internationale Funkausstellung) just took place in Messe Berlin running through September 1 – 6. Europe’s biggest technology bazaar did not disappoint with everything from smartphones to Wi-Fi fridges on exhibition. All the major tech companies like Samsung and…

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Berlin: Ever beating heart of Europe

It is difficult to describe on paper how unique Berlin really is. Words on paper are simply not enough to do it justice. Without experiencing the city first hand for yourself, one can neither envision nor appreciate what it’s all…

Fall of the Wall 25

On November 9, 1989, the game changed. Old, artificial divides between east and west became meaningless, and just as Ireland did in 1916, many nations called out their names freely for the first time. The Berlin Wall had fallen. East and…

The Fall of the Wall 25 Years On is Remembered with 8,000 Balloons

The 9th November 2014 marked the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. From the 7th of November to the eve of the 9th, cialis sale the dividing lines of the Berlin Wall were recreated with 8,000 balloons…

Travelling To Berlin? Good. I’d highly Recommend It

Berlin had been on my list of places to see for the last few years and rightly so. I would listen in envy as friend after friend returned from the city with tales that probably shouldn’t be told at the…

The Grand Tour

2014 was a stellar vintage in Austria. Not for its grapes, which struggled with too much rain and too little shine, but for one of its newest residents; me. Beginning in May, I took advantage of some professional connections to travel…

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Aoife Nannery gives us a glimpse of her year in Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin

Berlin does not possess the cohesive, store harmonising beauty of other capitals. It’s not poised like London, ambulance polished like New York, or showy like Prague. The architecture jars sharply, with ugly, smutty apartment blocks hulking over medieval churches, and…