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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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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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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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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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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