The month’s salary burning in your pockets? Itching to get gifts for friends and family? Curious to find the very best stores, bookshops and markets in Berlin? Is browsing your number one hobby? We understand, and so do our locals, who have their own favorite hidden gems, top picks for when nothing but a bit of window (or actual) shopping will do the trick. Check out their recommended local shops and never fall in a tourist trap again.
Ambrosetti – Playground for grown men
“Ambrosetti” Berlin is what I like to describe as a playground for grown men; particularly the beer lovers and connoisseurs. This shop offers over 600…
Full Article by Robin Hartmann
Aseli Factory Outlet – Marshmallows galore
“Aseli Factory Outlet” in Berlin is Aseli’s shop where I go to buy their signature marshmallow animals by the bucket! Cooking and painting’s done by hand.
Full Article by Josephine Gauss
Bikini Berlin – Not your usual concept mall
“Bikini Berlin” is not your typical mall. Looking over the Zoo and the memorial church, with just some carefully chosen shops, it’s in the right direction.
Full Article by Anna Hantelmann
Curious Fox English Books – New & second-hand books
“Curious Fox English Books” Berlin is an bookstore that caters to the anglophone community of the city. It lends itself to hours of browsing…
Full Article by Adam Kirchner
Dong Xuan Center – Little Vietnam
“Dong Xuan Center” is a big market full of real Asian and Vietnamese stuff & food, a relic of the Vietnamese community that came here during the GDR…
Full Article by Christina Focken