My friends and I booked a trip to Berlin way in advance (I am always last-minute to book my trips) and I actually forgot we were going until a week before flying. As we booked a group booking, there was no confirmation in my inbox, so it was sort of a pleasant surprise when I remembered. (Similar to finding a £20 in an old handbag that you forgot about).
We flew with Ryanair and sadly, we all had separated seats, as part of their money making ways. They entice people to pay extra costs to chose their seats. The flight from Luton airport took roughly two hours, and we flew directly into Berlin. Not bad
We stayed in the area called Albrechtstraße. The nearest station which was a five-minute walk from us was Friedrichstraße, in the Mitte district of Berlin. We booked the apartment on Bookings.com and the price and location was excellent. It’s easy to get to popular attractions such as Unter den Linden boulevard, the Brandenburg Gate and the Reichstag by tube.
I must add that the bed was the most comfortable I’ve ever slept in! We did most of our travelling around via tube, it is super easy and cost-effective (we paid nothing as there are no gates, however ticket machines are there just in case). The App called Citymapper is great to use to show you the different routes you can take, including walking. Continue reading BERLIN