Going on a woman only trip to Europe was always on my mind. It can be a little daunting sometimes, especially for the amateur traveller. Europe is known to be a little heavy on the pocket and requires some careful planning ahead.
Berlin makes an excellent destination as ground zero. Germany is one of the most travel-friendly countries in all of Europe, with most people conversing easily in English. Adding to this already obvious appeal, the German capital of Berlin is surprisingly one of the cheapest among the major European cities to visit. Here I would like to add that it is also one of the safest cities in Germany and so makes an excellent destination for a women to travel.
Berlin is a fun, vibrant and totally captivating city with a lot to offer for tourists of all age groups. Over the last few years, it has undergone a major overhaul with the sheer number of immigrants that have flocked here from all over the world to experience life in this amazing city. This makes Berlin totally unique, owing to the fact that it is a totally 21st century place to live in while managing to be grounded to it historical German roots.
Now whether you are looking for history, art, food, museums, great night-life and good German beer. Berlin definitely has you pretty much sorted every way! The best time of the year to visit Berlin is from April to the end of July, which is summer time and offers very agreeable weather conditions for tourist-travel, especially outdoor activities (Germans love their outdoor time!). On the contrary, if it’s a winter vacation you prefer, don’t hesitate because Berlin offers some of the best Christmas markets and New Year’s Eve festivities in all of Europe!
One cannot talk about Germany without mentioning beer. And if you are looking to sample as much as you can, Berlin will surely not disappoint! The city is full of beautiful Biergartens and pubs and bars which will ensure you are never a stone’s throw away from a great brew.
If you are looking to go beyond the traditional German brews on a Europe tour, Berlin has majorly stepped up its craft beer game in the last few years owing to the huge influx of immigrants in the city. This has brought about a wide range of new flavours and ideas to the craft-brewing concept and many craft breweries will offer beer tasters on their menu to give you a proper chance to sample all they have to offer.
Prater is the oldest and largest Biergarten in Berlin but can get crowded on weekends and you may not get a table, so you can head to some other good ones like Golgatha, Bierhof Rudersdorf, Brachvogel etc. For an authentic Bavarian beer experience complete with Lederhosen and Bavarian folk music you can head to the Hofbrauhaus near Alexanderplatz as well..it is a slice of Munich in the heart of Berlin!
So go ahead and start booking your next Europe tour package to get a taste of this amazing city thats rocking from dawn to dusk !
Travelling with friends also allow us unlimited time to take loads of selfies and crazy pictures like this and grab some well-deserved me time.
by SHREYA PUNTAMBEKAR