Articles Tagged ‘Berlin’

5 Places in 4 Cities Where You Can Go Camping

5 Places in 4 Cities Where You Can Go Camping July 25, 2012 | General | Read More
“Camping” and “city” aren’t words that are often found in the same sentence, but believe it or not, some of the world’s most densely populated cities also have some incredible campgrounds. Bonus? Few people know about them, so you’re likely to experience more solitude than you’d...

8 Abandoned Theme Parks Abroad “Open” for Exploration

8 Abandoned Theme Parks Abroad “Open” for Exploration August 28, 2010 | Featured | Read More
Call it exoticism: theme parks outside the US seem just a smidgen creepier than those we grew up visiting. Safety guidelines are questionable, attractions are a bit lees planned-out, and themes are chosen with a decidedly laissez-faire attitude. Although these factors might be a detriment to theme parks...

Tagged: Epic Murals, Graffiti, and Street Art Around the World

Tagged: Epic Murals, Graffiti, and Street Art Around the World July 10, 2010 | Featured | Read More
Stroll through the streets of most large cities and you’re bound to stumble upon a wall, alleyway, or fence covered in graffiti or some sort of street art. To some, this type of artistic expression is just vandalism. However, to others it’s a way to discover the pulse and attitude of a city...

Urban Exploration: Hidden Cities, Off-Limits Sites

Urban Exploration: Hidden Cities, Off-Limits Sites May 6, 2010 | Around the World, Featured | Read More
Indiana Jones pounded through a library floor to head under Venice in his search for the holy grail; Haruki Murakami’s book, Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, takes place largely in an anachronistic sewer network under Tokyo; the Bat Cave can be found under Wayne Manor. However you look...

Where in the World Are the 16 Top Party Cities?

Where in the World Are the 16 Top Party Cities? May 3, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Earlier this year, Huffington Post came up with a photo essay and survey to determine the world’s top party cities, drawing on similar lists from Lonely Planet and Forbes.  There’s no consensus world’s best party city as 16 cities made at least one of the three lists, an elite six...

Top 10 Book Exchange Finds from Around the World

Top 10 Book Exchange Finds from Around the World April 26, 2010 | Culture/History | Read More
Contrary to popular misconception, traveling for an extended period of time isn’t always fascinating, or stimulating or fun even. Between 20-hour bus rides, long ticket queues and unpredictable check-in times, there’s a lot of downtime to deal with. Some people prefer catching power naps or listening...

10 Coolest Train Stations Around the World

10 Coolest Train Stations Around the World December 8, 2009 | Around the World, Top 5/10 Lists | Read More
It’s pretty much a fact that at some point every little kid spent his or her days “choo choooo-ing” around the house with a tiny wooden train and giggling at the ever-hilarious word “caboose”. Even if you’ve outgrown your striped hat and overalls, you still have...

Photo Friday: From Border to Sunset

Photo Friday: From Border to Sunset November 13, 2009 | Berlin, Photo Friday | Read More
In which NileGuide destination was this photo taken? UPDATE 11/16: The photo was take in Berlin at Mauerpark. Located in Berlin’s Prenzlauer Berg district, Mauerpark, which translates to “Wall Park,” runs alongside the former Berlin Wall border and Death Strip. On Sundays, a weekly...

Friday Link Love: Food and Wine in NYC, Endangered Monuments and the Berlin Reunion

Friday Link Love: Food and Wine in NYC, Endangered Monuments and the Berlin Reunion October 9, 2009 | Travel Tips | Read More
As usual, there’s no shortage of interesting travel links around the web this week: Headed to NYC? Check out Oyster’s post on Five ways to turn your NYC vacation into your own personal wine and food festival. The World Monuments Fund released its 2010 watch list of the most endangered pieces...

Photo Friday: All That Is Man

Photo Friday: All That Is Man October 2, 2009 | Photo Friday | Read More
In which NileGuide destination was this photo taken? UPDATE 10/6: The photo was taken in the Neu-Westend district of Berlin and depicts “Der Ringer” (The Wrestler), a bronze sculpture built by the German sculptor, Hugo Lederer, in 1926. (See more Photo Friday fun here) [Photo by chaosinjune/Creative...