Classical music in Berlin: 3 venues to tempt you from techno
classical music in Berlin

Usually, when you hear the words music and Berlin together, techno springs to mind. However, as it did three centuries ago, Berlin also has a lot to offer to the sonata and opera lovers, but in a better way now. This year, the oldest opera house in the city, Staatsoper Unter den Linden, celebrates the […]

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Tucker Brunch Bar – Drag Edition
Tucker brunch bar in Friedrichshain

Despite its fitting name, ‘Tucker Brunch Bar’ in Friedrichshain is actually not a permanent drag venue. On 7th December, however, the vibrant café invited its customers to ‘Get Tucked’ while enjoying performances from some tucking masters, as they hosted their second Drag Brunch, as a festive end-of-year celebration. The chilled vibe of ‘Tucker’, on most […]

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Tipsy Bear
Tipsy Bear Berlin

Located right in the centre of Prenzlauer Berg, Tipsy Bear is a friendly queer bar welcoming people of all persuasions. This quirky space is a gem for watching Berliners’ unique performances and, in this venue, you rarely know what to expect. Stand-up comics spark waves of relatable content within the community of sex, sexuality and […]

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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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Travel Journalism Courses in Berlin
Our students work together to write a travel guide

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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Plötzensee Lake: A Treetop Review
Plötzensee lake Berlin

Plötzensee, a review: Frogs; a naked man; miscreants After twenty minutes walk from the gritty heart of Berlin’s district of Wedding, I found lake Plötzensee. This ostensibly tranquil, overgrown pond takes about thirty minutes to circumnavigate by foot. Sitting down on a bench about halfway round I was ready to label it idyllic; the most […]

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Holzmarkt: a treetop review
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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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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