Currency is the euro. Time is one hour ahead of GMT. The flight time is around two hours from London. The cost to carbon-offset is £2.38. For more information visit climatecare.org
British Airways operates flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Tegel Airport every day. britishairways.com
RyanAir goes from Stansted to Schönefeld Airport. ryanair.com Resources
Visit Berlin is the official tourist board. Its website highlights various activities and sightseeing events and is packed with practical information for your trip. visitberlin.de
Book of Clouds by Chloe Aridjis (Vintage, £8.99) tells a moving story of the 1986 protests against the Berlin Wall.