Summer 2020 Berlin Project
East side gallery

What you’ll be doing on our projects.. We run monthly programmes throughout the summer in Berlin. The centrepiece is the creative travel writing project. You’ll get together with an international group to write, edit and design a travel based magazine to the city. We oversee all the steps and provide feedback along the way, and […]

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Berlin Christmas Markets 2019

Over the course of three nights, we went on a whistle-stop tour of four much-heralded Berlin Christmas markets in 2019. The bitter weather was no match for the Grog, Glogg, Gluhwein, Glubier, Lumababa and all the other cockle warming drinks that the portly, moustached locals offered up! 4. Weihnachtmarkt at Gendarmenmarkt At any time of […]

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Sisyphos – a Treetop review
Sisyphos club Berlin

Once the queue for this giant club has been conquered and the gates of Sisyphos have swallowed you; your body is hit by electrifying waves of energy that bounce off the walls. Each person functions as an atom, forming one great magnetic field of movement. Many will not leave for days. The magical garden lures […]

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Sofia Berlin – a Treetop review
Sofia cafe and bar

Functioning as a Cafe by day and Bar by night, Sofia is owned by Hanno Schilf, a German film actor. He prepares me a deliciously bitter coffee and gifts it with a fresh croissant. Hanno smiles as explains that croissants are on the house after 6pm. Over a decade old, this spot has become custom […]

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Street art classes: our first workshop
Graffiti workshops in Berlin - the astronaut

Treetop Travel Journalism now runs Berlin style street art classes. You can read here about out very first workshop! At the beginning of our October project, Treetop teamed up with street artists Ale Senso and Stefano Paggano to run the first of our street art classes. The theme of this workshop was ‘Recycling in Context‘. […]

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Travel writing competition

Treetop Travel Journalism’s first travel writing competition We are delighted to announce that as of today (October 8th) we are running a travel writing competition. We ask for entrants to submit an article of 500-600 words. The piece of work can be any form of travel journalism – a story of a journey abroad, a […]

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Books and Bagels: a Treetop Review
Books and bagels coffee shop and working space

A review of Books and Bagels, a coffee shop / bagel house in Berlin’s district of Friedrichshain. By July project member Shanti. With grand glass windows exposing its intricate collection of literature, it becomes impossible for any book worms to stroll by Books and Bagels without a curious peak at the very least. Although, once […]

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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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