Monday, July 06, 2015
the berlin to-do-list 2015
Just like last time in Berlin, I had a to-do-list this time too.
And I checked off at least half of the things on that list. But with a city as huge as Berlin, you will never be able to tick off everything. And the list will grow longer by the minute.
:: Have several breakfasts at Cafe im Literaturhaus - check!
:: Visit Spreepark, abandoned amusement park - check but not check one might say...
:: Roam the shoe sales - for El Naturalista and ART shoes. Again, sadly check but not check. Because A) the shoe sales were not really on yet in June, but the major reason is B) there are so few shops that sell the brands in Berlin now. So from having absolutely brilliant shoe shopping experiences before it was quite a bit of blaha now. So one pair, one beautiful pair on measly sale was my only loot on the Berlin shoe front.
:: Have innocent perfectly pink - check.
:: Revisit KaDeWe, have something to eat in the Wintergarten restaurant and shop tea - check.
:: Find quirky office supplies - check. See top pic. More of later.
:: Buy a bigger vegan bag at BagAge suitable for the computer - check.
:: Get a new pair of Birkenstock - check. Because clearly I needed a I Love Berlin-pair in another colour!
:: Visit a Berlin city beach - no check. Sadly the lovely Strandgut is no more and we didn't get around to check the other ones out + the weather wasn't all that beachy this time.
:: Visit a flee market - check. But the only thing I bought was some art postcards and the tiniest VW beetle you'd ever seen (ie a bobbaloo toy car!)
:: Have a Berliner Weisse or two - check. Also bought quite a few bottles with us home. Berlin in a bottle!
:: Buy ice tea at Tee Geschwender - check. This time I had a couple of them there and took 10 with me home. Bless.
:: Take that picture of bobbaloos at Brandenburger Tor - semi-check. Not from a proper angle just passing by in the car snap.
:: Have that glorious Hawaiian coffee at Cahoona - check! And they have soy milk and it was awesomeness in a cup. Sadly no filli vanilli donuts available this time though.
:: Ride the tram - no check this time either.
:: Have vegan dinner at La Mano Verde again - check. Fantastic. Though this time the starter and dessert impressed and the main course not so much for neither of us unfortunately.
:: Eat at several new vegan and vegetarian places - check! And it was lovely and oh my Stockholm is such a poor food place for us who are compassionate eaters.
:: Buy Aveda haircare products - check.
:: Buy lots of tea - oh yes! check.
:: Be inspired - CHECK.