Off The Frozen Path
We know: Berlin's welcome isn't exactly a warm one this month. Lauren Oyler helps you survive the city's brutal chill with suggestions for only-in-Berlin activities that will keep you happy – and indoors.
Make your trip a warm and memorable one with these unique Berlin activities. BY LAUREN OYLER
Short days of gray skies sap even the most hardened Berliner’s energy – and creativity. Every October, as the ice cream stores begin to shutter for the winter season, the temperatures sink, as do our hearts. By January, the excitement of the Christmas season has vanished into the thin, cold air.
So… what to do? This ever-present vacation question takes on new intensity in the winter, when simply enjoying the outdoors isn’t an option. But don’t let bad weather get you down. Luckily, you happen to be in one of the most extraordinary places in the world. Some especially Berlin twists on classic travel activities may be just the push you need to shake off the winter blues.