The Perfect Day in Berlin: A One Day Itinerary

Berlin is a city full of hundreds of legendary landmarks and amazing attractions. From the breathtaking Berlin Cathedral to the photogenic East Side Gallery, the convenient Museum Island to the radiant Reichstag building, and the beautiful Brandenburg gate to the chilling Holocaust Memorial, there are an endless list of places to visit in Berlin. In this post I’ll be guiding you through how to have the perfect day sightseeing throughout Berlin, hitting most of the city’s top spots in less than twelve hours!

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The Grey City: A Guide to Berlin, Germany

Berlin’s got something for everyone – incredible history, cool culture, vibrant nightlife, amazing architecture, delicious food, and more. Despite its rough (and quite recent) history, the Berlin of today is one of the most welcoming, tolerant, and prosperous cities in the world. It may be nicknamed the Grey City because of its weather, but I promise Berlin isn’t boring in the slightest – in fact, its the complete opposite of that! I first visited Berlin in January of this year, and the three days I spent there definitely left me wishing to go back. So, for any of you fellow first time visitors or Berlin, or just any of you who has already been and is heading back sometime soon, in this post I’ll be writing the ultimate guide to Berlin, the capital and biggest city in Germany.

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Best Berlin Day Trips

The capital of its country, one of the most historic, advanced, and well known countries in the world, Berlin is a very important city. There’s tons to see throughout Berlin, from the beautiful Brandenburg Gate to marvellous Museum Island, making it a very popular tourist destination. Berlin is the perfect home base for travellers looking to explore the rest of its country, with many huge metropolises and hidden gems of towns located around the city. So in this post, I’ll be going back to my Berlin series – specifically writing about three of the best day trip destinations from the city, including cultural Dresden, growing Leipzig, and humble Dessau!

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Neighbourhood Guide: Toronto’s Chinatown

One of the largest of its kind outside of Asia, Toronto’s Chinatown is a vibrant neighbourhood consisting of dozens of Chinese and East Asian restaurants and businesses. From delicious Peking duck to beautiful Coconut buns, there’s tons to be discovered in this neighbourhood. The city’s main Chinatown, the one this post is focused on, is centred around Spadina and Dundas, though throughout the rest of Toronto and the GTA there are many other large East Asian communities. As I’m half Chinese, Chinatown is one of my favourite spots in the city as well as a place I’m often at, so I thought it’d be fun to write a neighbourhood guide about it, which is what this post is!

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Best Skyline Views in Toronto

The most popular photo of virtually any city is one of its skyline, and it’s easy to see why. With stunning skyscrapers creating dimension within the shot, dozens of different shades of colour making for interesting details, and the stories behind each and every building showing the character of the metropolis, there are many reasons why this is true. Whether I’m in a city I’ve visited many time before, or if I’m in a completely new city I’ve never been, I always most enjoy photographing that city’s skyline. So, I decided to start a new series here on my blog, where I show you the best places to go in a certain city to get those perfect skyline shots. To start off my series I thought I’d first write about Toronto, a city I know very well. I used to live just outside of Toronto, I plan to live there after I finish high school, and I go back to visit quite often (hence why I have so many posts here on my blog about the city!), so this post was practically written by a local!

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