Holzmarkt
Holzmarkt Berlin on the river Spree

There’s a lot of ultra-cool hangouts to be found along Berlin’s river Spree and, on a peachy day like this, Holzmarkt might just be the number one choice. It’s home to live music, riverside cafes, pop-up food stands, a wine bar and charming hidden spots to spend the day in privacy. It pulls you in […]

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Creative Writing internships in Europe

Why head to Europe for a creative writing summer internship? For those budding creative writers, journalists and travel diarists, an adventure to Europe for a summer internship could be the perfect way to broaden your outlook, absorb cosmopolitan culture and hone your literary skills. Europe offers such a blend of diversity and is historically fascinating […]

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Internships abroad?
A Travel writer works on their laptop on a plane

Why should I take an internship abroad? Internships are a great stepping stone in between school / university and the workplace. It is a chance to gain some practical work experience in a field that is of real interest to you. Gap year breaks, university summers and just after graduation are often times that people […]

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Urban Art Hall – Spandau
Art in the urban art hall spandau berlin

For many, Berlin’s westernmost locality of Spandau brings to mind the infamous prison, which was torn down in 1987 to prevent Neo-Nazi homages to ‘The Spandau Seven’, especially the notorious former deputy Fuhrer Rudolf Hess. Presently, it is home to the Urban Art Hall. Berlin is rife with graffiti – both legal and illegal spots. […]

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Did Berlin just skip winter?
Morning view from Berlin Watergate

Last winter (2017 / 2018) I was feeling downtrodden from the grey and the bleak, frosty cold. I felt a lack of warmth from the people in the streets, cafes and bars, too. This sub zero dystopia was a sharp come down after a magical summer, and had me questioning if I had another Berlin […]

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Mauerpark Sundays
Sunday Ksroake at Mauer park

Mauerpark is a crazy place in the summer, especially on Sundays. Every week there is a festival atmosphere , featuring a flea market and food stalls; live music and dancing; barbecues and cheap beers. In the afternoon there’s the ‘bear pit karaoke’ at which hundreds of people sit in a Roman-style amphitheater to watch aspiring […]

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Our Travel Writing Workshops
Treetop Travel Journalism Writing Workshops

The students who join the summer internships at Treetop Travel Journalism have six hours per week in an interactive, collaborative setting with our writing expert. This is an opportunity to put forward thoughts, imaginations and concepts for how the final guide should look and read. The classes will provide all the necessary support to make […]

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Weißer See
Berlin's Weisser see Lake

The Weißer See is a quite remarkable inner city, clear water lake, situated in the Berlin district of Pankow (although easily reachable from Friedrichshain). A circle of woodlands encases the eye catching water, a path attracting joggers, dog walkers and anyone keen on an outdoor spot. Once the weather is hot enough, they open up […]

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Badeschiff
Pool on Berlin river spree badeshiff

Badeschiff is a serious hot spot in Berlin during the summer months. It is a beach bar, right on the river Spree, with everything you need too enjoy a long, lazy day. The main attraction is the ultra cool swimming pool suspended on the river. To have a glistening light blue rectangle installed above the […]

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Schlachtensee
Berlin lake Schlactensee

If you are lucky enough to be in Berlin longer than a few days and the sun is shining, a trip to Schlachtensee Lake in the south-west part of the city should be on your agenda. The forty-five minute journey on public transport from the city centre shouldn’t deter you. Once you leave the station, […]

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