Corona Pandemic: the UK Govt’s response
corona pandemic handling

Throughout the Corona pandemic, the UK government have perpetuated a state of fear and confusion among the populous so strong that many more people are starting to question their motives, as well as their capabilities. It’s worrying and laughable in almost equal measures. The actions taken by those in power seem regularly to contravene the […]

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Working on the Front Line during the pandemic
Lauren's corona magazine article

Is this a temporary change or a permanent shift in the way we work? In early February I got a mini-job offer working in an organic supermarket in Berlin. My landlord, who owned the shop, reached out to me and asked if I was available to work for a two-week period as a cashier. It […]

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Spätis: Berlin’s 24hr Kiosks
Spatis in Schoneberg

On the way to meet friends? Grab a beer from the späti. Coming home from a night out? There’s a nightcap calling your name from the späti. Need to wind down after work? 24 hours a day, your beer (or something stronger) is available from the spätis. Want to meet new people in your community or have […]

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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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