Sustainable tourism: how we’ll do our part
Sustainable tourism, our efforts

Sustainable tourism is a hot topic within the tour and travel industries at the moment. I have attended multiple industry networking events and expositions in the past year, and it’s clear that sustainability within this sector is something we all need to take seriously. The time has come for us to see how we can […]

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One month in Berlin: Part 1
One month in Berlin

One month in Berlin: In this series of 5 posts I will relive the amazing summer I spent in 2016 in Berlin on a travel writing programme. This post is part 1: My 5 favourite places to visit in Berlin in the daytime. One month in Berlin (Part 1): My 5 favourite places to visit […]

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My Study Abroad Experience in Berlin
My study abroad experience Berlin: Brandenburger Tor

1. My Study Abroad Experience in Berlin: 2017/18 Exchange Programme in University Potsdam. My study abroad experience in Berlin spanned from September 2017 until August 2018. I took part in the Erasmus programme, leaving University College Dublin (UCD) for the year to start a new chapter in my academic life, and unknowingly at the time […]

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Graffiti workshops in Berlin
Graffiti workshops in Berlin at apartment A in Mariendorf

Treetop Travel Journalism runs travel writing courses, language development classes and customised city tours, and we are proud to announce that we now run graffiti workshops in Berlin as well! This post will tell you everything you need to know about our newly established collaboration with sensational Italian artists Ale Senso and Stefano Paggani. Who […]

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Travel Journalism Courses in Berlin
Our travel journalism courses in Berlin

Treetop Travel Journalism is a creative organisation, based in Berlin, that provides the opportunity to visit and write about one of the world’s most intriguing cities, via our travel journalism courses. Those on the 3-4 weeks projects attend travel writing workshops where they plan and write a travel guide, with the programme culminating in the […]

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Why join a travel writing programme abroad?
Travel jwriting workshop in Berlin

In this article I’ll be answering the question ‘why join a travel writing programme abroad?’ To do this I’ll give five answers: 1. To enhance your writing ability. 2. A Travel writing programme abroad is a great way to explore a new city 3. You will gain first hand experience working as part of a […]

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Travel writing courses: The July Project

July was the first of our summer travel writing courses In July we ran the first of series of summer travel writing courses! As a small team of three we set about making a magazine style guide to Berlin. We decided to write about five of the city’s boroughs so we would give ourselves good […]

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Our top 3 travel writing tips
Our students work together to write a travel guide

1st travel writing tip – inform the reader! If you miss the crucial step of informing the reader of such details as price, location and opening times, and focus solely on your personal experiences, you’ve drifted away from travel writing and entered the realm of memoirs. 2nd travel writing tip – immerse your audience! Travel […]

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Our coworking space – tuesday coworking
Our offices for our writing workshops

As of June 2019 our travel writing workshops are taking part in West Berlin, at a coworking space in the district of Shöneberg. The modern, leafy office and close-knit, international community provide us with that little bit of extra inspiration. The others working around us have a wide range of their own creative projects, with […]

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Bei Schlawinchen: a treetop review
Berliner bar Bei Schlawinchen

Bei Schlawinchen, a review: Antiques; oddballs; sherbet vodka Berlin has mightily strong dive-bar scene, and the district of Kreuzberg boasts over thirty (that we know of) by itself. Rumour has it that the bar in question, Bei Schlawinchen, has never closed in thirty years! I dread to think about the place’s hygiene… The bar’s muggy, […]

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