Germany is one of the most ecologically sound nations in the world. Its ability to maintain carbon neutrality and reduce its footprint in a world economy is second to none.
We recently had an opportunity to visit that environmentally conscious country. In ten days, we traveled to four different cities to see how committed they were to this green initiative.
Berlin is the capital of Germany situated 55 miles west of Poland and about 112 miles south of the Baltic Sea. This design destination embraces 3.7 million people and is within easy reach to Spree River Valley.
Our base camp, The Westin Grand Berlin, nestled in midtown, has a steadfast presence. The command authority, all within a two-mile radius, follows the continuation of its excellence. This is one of the best places for shopping in the world. Perfect for a visit with family, friends, or business. Guests can relax and rejuvenate at the 24-hour day spa and fitness center. The bar and terrace on the ground floor are literally the best means to impress every guest. The reception and concierge are within easy reach of the well-kept grounds. The 6th floor suites contain 1.5 bathrooms, double terraces, double vanities, large Samsung televisions mounted, a living room with berth, and sliding doors, which extend into the bedroom.
Since July 2007, Berlin Fashion Week takes place twice a year, once in January and July. Since its conception, it has grown into a magnet for emerging designers from around the world. Esther Perbandt alias the ‘Queen of Black’ is a stylized illustration. As the candidate of the first season of “Making the Cut” by Amazon Prime, she pierced the hearts of millions of viewers with her insatiable desire for design.
During an interview with 360 MAGAZINE, she further confessed her love for fashion and pledged to become more sustainable through the continued use of local manufacturers, eliminating unnecessary travel. In the same vein, Berlin makes every effort to minimize its environmental impact by setting high ecological standards. As a progressive smart city, where green trends often thrive, they focus on providing an abundance of public parks. In fact, the local municipalities have determined that outdoor recreation stations are essential to achieving a better way of life. Moreover, residents are more interested in public transportation and cycling than driving.
Pugnat is a luxury knitwear house known for their superb craftsmanship of hats and garments.
Andreas Murkudis, a style umpire, manages a handful of showrooms from Germany, brokerage everything from designer duds to furnishings. He boasts high-quality, handcrafted items that will last a lifetime. After all, everything hinges on green or slow fashion.
William Fan, a local designer who is often featured in Vogue, created a collection of coated canvas outerwear, which is considered a more cost-effective and durable manufacturing alternative – it’s scratch resistant and waterproof.
Wilmina Hotel, formerly a women’s prison, has been re-invented in a trendy hostel. Hoteliers used their interior design backgrounds to redefine what might have become an unsightly abandoned shipwreck. Instead, it has become one of the most stylish lodges with an indoor swimming pool, playrooms, dining area, and outdoor entertainment areas.
Berlin’s nightlife is second to none. With hidden gems that stay open from sunset to sunup.
- Spree River
- Brandenburg Gate
- Berlin Wall Memorial and Documentation Centre
- Museum Island
- Berlin Television Town
- Jewish Museum Berlin
- Pergamon Museum
- Victory Column
- City Circle Tour – Best of Berlin
District Middle of the City Center:
- BUCK & BRECK, Bar Berlin (buckandbreck.com)
- Bellboy Berlin » (bellboybar.com) (closed on Monday)
- Sharlie Cheen Bar – Sharlie Cheen Bar Berlin
- Startseite – PawnDotComBar Berlin
- Galander Bar Charlottenburg – Beste Drinks im edlen 20er Jahre Stil (closed on Monday)
- Award Winning Bar Berlin | Hotel am Steinplatz, Autograph Collection (barsteinplatz.com) (closed on Sunday)
- Krass Böser Wolf (krassboeserwolf.de) (closed on Sunday)
- Bar in Friedrichshain Berlin – einfach gute Drinks – selbstgemacht (sohnemann-bar.de) (closed on Sunday)
District Prenzlauer Berg
- Lamm (lammbar.de) (closed on Sunday)
- Home | Kink (kink-berlin.de)
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