I'm off to Berlin, well-prepped with Very Style Guides (pictured), suggestions from a German expat, and friends to visit. Nearly 10 years have passed since I was last in Berlin and at the time there was a palpable sense of a city reeling from one of the century's historic events; every other building seemed to be under construction, the art was amazing, and, by contrast, I found the rest of the city grim. I look forward to re-visiting the capital, exploring the shops, galleries, restaurants, etc. and will be sharing the best of what I come across here. Check back throughout the week for reports from the frontlines of post-"city du jour" and post-cold war Berlin.
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