Berlin is the city I want to visit… Fascinating me with her activities, culture and art…

Today I have met with Per Meurling, he is a food expert of Berlin.

From one of his food stories, I went to “Cordobar Cafe in Berlin”

Cordobar The Austrian Gastrowinebar 


Quotes About Berlin

The greatest cultural extravaganza that one could imagine.’

–David Bowie

“Berlin is more a part of the world than a city. ”

Jean Paul, Writer, 1800

“You are crazy, my child. You must go to Berlin.”  

–Franz von Suppe, Composer, 1800

“Berlin is the newest city I have come across. Even Chicago would appear old and gray in comparison” 

–Mark Twain, U.S. Writer, Chicago Daily Tribune, 1892

“I still keep a suitcase in Berlin.”

–Line from a 1957 song by Marlene Dietrich

Berlin is a city condemned forever to becoming and never to being.”

–Karl Scheffler, Author of Berlin: Ein Stadtschicksal, 1910

“Nobody intends to put up a wall! ”

Walter Ulbricht, Leader of the GDR, June , 1961, two months before the Berlin Wall was built

“All free men, wherever they may live, are citizens of Berlin. And therefore, as a free man, I take pride in the words, ‘Ich bin ein Berliner!’”

— U.S. President John F. Kennedy, speaking in West Berlin, June 1963

“Berlin is the testicle of the West. When I want the West to scream, I squeeze on Berlin.”

Nikita Khrushchev, First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, Aug. 24, 1963, speech in Yugoslavia

“When you come to Germany as a Jew you have an uneasy feeling, but I’ve always felt okay in Berlin.” 

–Mel Brooks, American Film Director

“Paris is always Paris and Berlin is never Berlin! ”

Jack Lang, Former Culture Minister of France, 2001

“Berlin is poor, but sexy.”

–Klaus Wowereit, Governing Mayor of Berlin, in a television interview, 2004

“Berlin combines the culture of New York, the traffic system of Tokyo, the nature of Seattle, and the historical treasures of, well, Berlin.”

Hiroshi Montomura,U.S. Law professor, 2004

“Berlin is a pulsing, exciting city with so many varied and distinctive neighborhoods, iconic history all around, great food at all levels and from every corner of the world … an excellent place to set up camp and make a great record.” 

–Member of the Music Group, R.E.M., 2010

“People of Berlin, people of the world, this is our moment. This is our time.”

–Barack Obama, U.S. President

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5 thoughts on “Berlin

  1. Hm, I don’t like Berlin… 😉 would prefer to visit cities in Turkey but I am a German so of course Berlin is nur mich of interest for me, not exotic…

  2. Berlin seems to me as an art/design/creation center of the Europe now for me… she makes me so excited always… I watch DW channel especially Euromaxx… I can almost understand you 🙂 Thank you dear Simmis Mama, love, nia

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