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Happy 1st of Advent & a Giveaway!

November 27, 2016


Happy 1st of Advent everyone! If it feels like it’s come around quickly this year, you’d be right. The 27th November is the earliest date that the first Advent Sunday can fall on. On the upside, it gives us a few extra days to enjoy the festive season – and a legitimate reason to get those decorations and festive music on the go, before December! To celebrate the 1st of Advent, I have a special giveaway for you, courtesy of the asisi Panorama Berlin. A […]

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#InstaMuseum Day 2016

October 12, 2016


I love museums and I love Instagram, so creating an event to bring the two together was a no-brainer. #InstaMuseum is an annual worldwide event for championing museums on Instagram, which I run under the auspices of my project, Museum140. Every year, people share their museum photos, highlight interesting exhibitions and shout out to their favourite museums. The museums themselves get involved, too, of course. With the help of museums, museum lovers and the Instagram community, we have also been building a comprehensive list of ‘Museums on […]

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5 Year Berlin-iversary: Giveaway #5

October 4, 2016


We’ve reached the last week of our Berlin-iversary giveaways: five years of Berlin, five giveaways! I really love what I have for you this time, and I had to promise it would reach its final destination, lol. Last week, I wrote about the fantastic new addition to the DDR Museum’s permanent exhibition. This week, you have the chance to win a pair of tickets to go see it yourself. Plus a great extra from the museum shop! Many thanks to the DDR Museum for generously […]

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5 Year Berlin-iversary: Giveaway #4

September 26, 2016


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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5 Year Berlin-iversary: Giveaway #3

September 19, 2016


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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5 Year Berlin-iversary: Giveaway #2

September 12, 2016


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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