A – art, it permeates Berlin in every conceivable form.
B – brunch, it’s done so well here it is hard to resist.
C – cool, it’s inevitable stay here long enough and you become part of it.
D – dogs, so many cute pooches in this city and they can go pretty much anywhere.
E – east, Prenzlauer Berg, Friedrichshain and Treptow oozing with eastern charm.
F – fleamarkets – a staurday and sunday ritual for tourists and collectors alike.
G – graffiti, horrible tags or beautiful pieces by El Bocho there is barely a building without it.
H – hipster, we all love to hate them but secretly want to be them.
I – icecream, from may to september your local eis shop will serve you lots of ymmu kugels be we all want to know where they go in the winter.
J – jägermeister, the street is always littered with tiny little bottle of this favourite tipple
K – kids, Berlin loves kids and kids love Berlin.
L – lakes, where you find most Germans on a hot day.
M – money, cash is king in Berlin make sure you have some on you at all times as not many places take cards.
N – nightlife, it doesn’t matter what you are into here there is a night spot for you.
O – ordnungsamt, Berlins cross between a traffic warden and cop tackling everything from parking tickets to dogs not on leads.
P – pfand, the money you get back from your bottles which is why you carry them round all day.
Q – quatsch, one of Berlins finest comedy clubs.
R – recycling, one of the greenest places I have ever lived.
S – smoking, Berlins favourite pass time.
T – tefulsberg, the abandoned British/USA listening station is a fantastic place to visit.
U – u-bahn, Berlins underground system.
V – volkspark, so many beautiful parks in Berlin
W – winter markets, from the 1st of december berlin goes so mad for these that it starts to feel like you are living in Santa’s workshop.
X – xenodochial, against all stereotypes I believe this is one of the friendliest cities I have ever been to.
Y – youth hostel, lots of cool places to stay in this backpackers paradise.
Z – Zeit – whether you want to waste it or make the most of it there is no better place to spend it.