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10 Things to do in London

“When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.” – Samuel Johnson (Life of Samuel Johnson), 1791 This is possibly one of the most ubiquitous quotes about London. But then again, the quote still holds true. You can have lived in London for a long time or may just have visited it very often, but there are still new things to discover. For those who have never been to this busy, multicultural and historic city, I have assembled my  personal top 10 things to do on...

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The MyFest in Berlin Kreuzberg

On Friday I went to the by now almost traditional MyFest in Berlin-Kreuzberg. It was created 12 years ago as a counter event to the riots and street fights that used to break out between leftist groups and the police on May, 1st over the past 15 years. The people of Kreuzberg and the police wanted to take back that day and thus a big street party was born. Now, 12 years later, the MyFest has become a big event for the city and the revolutionary May 1st demonstration has almost stepped into the background. The streets of Kreuzberg 36 (the...

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