A First-Timer's Guide to Berlin

Group 6 Berlin, Germany
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
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About the location

Berlin is a city unlike any other. No matter what you’re looking for, you can find it here.

It’s the epicenter of cool in Europe, full of hidden cocktail bars and parties that last all weekend. Even though its fast-paced nightlife seems to attract all the attention, Berlin has more than enough to offer during the daytime, too. It’s a clean, quiet, safe city, with lots of green space, coffee shops, and museums. It’s dynamic and multi-faceted, with something special for visitors of all ages and walks of life. 

There are enough ideas in here to keep you busy for a month, because I’m sure that once you visit Berlin, you’ll want to come back.

Guide Highlights

Where to Be

Every neighborhood in Berlin is a world of its own. In this section, you'll learn about the most popular neighborhoods, and where to stay.

Where to Eat

This section is a foodie's guide to the best bites - and sips - in Berlin, for every time of day and night.

Guide Summary

This Wild Bum Guide to Berlin is designed for first-timers who have never visited Germany’s capital city before. However, it’s full of great resources even for return visitors! Rest assured, I'm sending you to one-of-a-kind places that are some of my favorites. No tourist traps here.

This guide covers all of the following:

  1. About Berlin
  2. Where to stay
  3. Where to eat
  4. Cool things to do
  5. Tips and etiquette
  6. Packing checklist
  7. Locals to follow

And so much more!

Featured in this guide

Local food
Healthy food
UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Group 31 Museums
Foodie favorites
Group 39 Art
Group 14 Hidden Gems
Group 38 Bike-friendly
Group 32 Historical
Group 36 Shopping
Group 33 Walkable

Great for these trips

Cultural / Historical
Family with kids
Family without kids
Romantic / Honeymoon
Weekend Getaway


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  • Guide Architect

    Kinsey Sullivan

    Kinsey Sullivan

    Bon vivant in training.

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