The best way to spend 250 euros in a single day At the time of publication, €250 = $306
Book a lo apartment at the Michelberger, the hotel that most encapsulates Berlin’s creative DIY spirit. Expect industrialstyle rooms, friendly
sta and live music in the lobby.
Pick up an Ampelmännchen sweatshirt at the o cial shop; the green and red “tra c light men” from the former East adorn everything
from deck chairs to bags of coee beans.
Head underground on a guided visit to tunnels burrowed under the Berlin Wall, and hear tales of escapes, subterfuge and capture during the days of the Stasi.
Dig into organic, farm-to-table dishes at Katz Orange, set in a cavernous
old brewery; 70 euros will get you three courses and a bottle
Grab a pizza and a beer at Clärchens Ballhaus, a 19thcentury music hall complete with a parquet dance floor, ornate Mirror Hall and pretty
Pay what you like at Weinerei; rent a glass for 2 euros, enjoy your wine or schnapps in the
living-room-style bar, then drop some money in the pot on
your way out.
The bar at Michelberger Hotel