September 26, 2016


5 Year Berlin-iversary: Giveaway #4

We’ve reached week four of our five week Berliniversary giveaways, to celebrate five years of Museum Diary and Museum140 in Berlin! Not only that, it’s also my own birthday this week (though I’ll be turning a little older than five) so I am super excited that this week’s prize comes from my most favourite museum in Berlin. As long term readers of this blog will know – I *may* have mentioned it a couple of times – it’s the Museum für Naturkunde! A while back, I […]

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September 19, 2016


5 Year Berlin-iversary: Giveaway #3

It’s week three of our Berliniversary celebrations, which means I have another giveaway lined up for you. This week, it come courtesy of my friends at the Jewish Museum Berlin. Having lived next to the museum for four years, this is one of Berlin’s museums particularly close to my heart, and my most visited museum here to date – and not just because we were neighbours. The welcome there is always warm and friendly, the exhibitions interesting, the cake tasty, and the garden a peaceful […]

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September 12, 2016


5 Year Berlin-iversary: Giveaway #2

Thank you to everyone who took part in last week’s Berliniversary giveaway, celebrating five years of Museum Diary and Museum140 in Berlin. The winner has now been selected and notified, but don’t be sad if it wasn’t you – I have another giveaway lined up this week, courtesy of my friends at the Deutsches Historisches Museum. The Deutsches Historisches Museum is Germany’s national historical museum, located in the centre of Berlin. The permanent exhibition – ‘German History in Images and Artefacts’ – gives insight into around […]

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September 8, 2016

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{Germany} Medieval Festival at Domäne Dahlem

Last weekend we visited the Medieval Festival at Berlin’s Domäne Dahlem – after making some quick Knights’ costumes so the boys could dress for the occasion (Edit: You can now find a tutorial for the costumes over at The Bear & The Fox)! It’s just one of the many fantastic annual festivals they host there every year. In the past, we’ve been to their historical funfair, their Christmas market and their Spring festival, and we are looking forward to the potato festival at the end of […]

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September 5, 2016


5 Year Berlin-iversary: Giveaway #1

Time flies when you’re having fun! I can hardly believe it, but we’ve been in Berlin five years already this summer. During this time, we’ve discovered, explored and come to love many of Berlin’s wonderful museums. To help me celebrate our 5 year ‘Berlin-iversary’, I’ve teamed up with some of my favourite museums I’ve collaborated with over the years both through Museum Diary and Museum140, to offer my readers some lovely giveaways. I’ll be announcing each giveaway at the beginning of the week, and you’ll […]

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September 2, 2016


Lentil Baths, Water Rockets & Super Heroes – Our Lange Nacht der Museen 2016 Highlights

100 Museums Challenge: Museums No.15 (revisited), 94 & 95 So, it’s taken me a while to download and edit my photos, but I still need to tell you about Berlin’s ‘Lange Nacht der Museen’ (Long Night of Museums) that #MuseumBoy and I attended last weekend! He got to choose where we go, and he chose three museums. In fact, he chose the same three museums as last year. But hey, it’s all about having a good time and he clearly knows what he likes. Both years, these […]

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