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My glimpse of Berlin!

I arrived at the Berlin Ostbahnhof and walked to my hotel, the Michelberger Hotel, with just a small suitcase in my hand. I was just staying for one night only, so I didn’t need much stuff with me. But this short walk, maybe 15 minutes, already blew my mind.

I walked along the East Side Gallery, the longest open air gallery in the world. It presents images that leave a great impression, painted directly on the Wall. It was a beautiful day, the sun was shining and live music was being played by a pretty, young girl with her guitar. 118 artists from 21 countries gave the Wall its unique look, what a masterpiece!

I walked on down to the river and just soaked in this Berlin flair, which I already could feel was pretty special. Then I arrived at my hotel, which confirmed the city aura. The Michelberger Hotel can be described with one word only: cool! But I will use some more words and take you on a photo tour to expand the impression:-)

The motto “small is beautiful” really suited the room I had, the “Cosy”-room. It was very cosy, indeed. The flair of the hotel and its staff was laid-back, international and relaxed. The staff was young and friendly, the hotel lobby like a modern library and they have their own booze (I know, a Norwegian girl will always notice these things).

So, let’s have a closer look around:

My cosy room was small but very nice, I enjoyed the special details!

Hotel lobby – never seen anythink like it. Check out the lamp made of books!

The weather was beautiful, so I enjoyed my delicious breakfast outside in the yard!

I kind of regret not drinking from the fountain of youth! Well…

My short stay in Berlin really made me wanna come back and explore this city some more. One day I will!

For everyone planning a short stay in Berlin, I really recommend visiting the East Side Gallery. Incredible!

I was in Berlin for the Momondo Open World Award, where Charlotteontheroad was in a finalist in two categories. I had a blast, so thank you, Momondo!

Spread your wings and fly!

Dare to make your dreams come true, the journey starts with a single step!

– Charlotte –

Thank you FeetDoTravel and California Globetrotter for sharing!

California Globetrotter

18 thoughts on “My glimpse of Berlin!

  1. I absolutely love that Berlin energy and you can feel it in your pictures! Michelberger Hotel has an awesome concept for their lobby, I just adore all the books.

  2. Berlin Berlin… this city is magic! Every corner has a new surprise for you. Thanks for the hotel tip, we will check it in our next visit 👍

  3. Oooo I like your glimpse of Berlin indeedy! Love the lamps made of books and the small detail around your accommodation. Sometimes it only takes a few things that stand out to make a place special, great post. pinned #feetdotravel

  4. That hotel is so cool! It looked like you had a fantastic time and you’ve reminded me how long Berlin has been on my list of “go-to” places. I’m going to put a tick next to it very soon. Have pinned this for when I go. 🙂

  5. I’ve only spent one day in Berlin, but loved it. I’m hoping to return and explore this great city more. #TheWeeklyPostcard

  6. Berlin is really quirky, as you discovered right away. Your hotel does look cozy and interesting. Berlin is a many-layered city. I spent a few days there but I’d love to go back and explore more parts of the city.

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