Topics :: Berlin

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QueerBerlin Map: Best LGBT Hotspots and Walking Tours

Sep 2
In advance of Berlin's annual gay pride march (Christopher Street Day), award-winning gay travel writer Adam Groffman from and travel guide publisher Berta Luise Heide from published a QueerBerlin map.

Getting to Know Gay Berlin

By Emma Krasov | Aug 27
A walk along the historic Unter den Linden under the fragrantly blossoming linden trees will grant views of classical sculptures next to new construction cranes, and take you to major sites like Berlin Cathedral and Museum Island.

Berlin Voters Get Say on Keeping Old Airport Open

Apr 4
Plans to replace Berlin's three small airports with a shiny new one have hit a fresh bump, after campaigners collected enough signatures to force a referendum on keeping a second site open.

Syrian Guides Offer Refugee Tours of Berlin

By Kirsten Grieshaber | Oct 19
When city guide Firas Zakri takes you on a tour of Berlin, don't expect to see the Brandenburg Gate, the city's famous TV tower or other well-known landmarks of the German capital.

5 Things to Know About the Berlin Wall

By Frank Jordans | Nov 9
The Berlin Wall fell 25 years ago on Sunday, a key event in the collapse of communism and the preface to Germany's reunification in 1990. Here are five things to know about the Berlin Wall:

Berlin Grindr Users Angry Over Chats Streamed Live for 'Art'

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 4
Dutch gay artist Dries Verhoeven is sitting in a glass-walled box and having his live, unedited Grindr conversations stream live. He calls it art. Others are calling their lawyers.

Berlin Mayor to Resign By End of Year

By David Rising | Aug 26
Charismatic Berlin mayor Klaus Wowereit, whose reputation has taken a beating over struggles in the construction of the German capital's new international airport, said Tuesday he will step down by the end of the year.

Lesbian-Only Cemetery Being Inaugurated in Berlin

By Kirsten Grieshaber | Apr 1
A new burial area for lesbians only is being inaugurated in a two-century-old cemetery in the German capital this weekend.

EDGE’s Top 5 Travel Stories From 2013

By Matthew Wexler | Dec 31
We made a list and checked it twice, and although we can’t take responsibility for whatever did (or didn’t) end up in your stack of holiday gifts, EDGE can offer up five of our most popular travel stories from 2013.

Obama Urges LGBT Acceptance at Brandenburg Gate

By EDGE | Jun 19
In an address with topics ranging from nuclear disarmament to closing Guantanamo Bay, Obama drew cheers in Berlin today when speaking of the need to fight intolerance, specifically mentioning gender inequality and LGBT discrimination.

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