Before planning a trip to the pyramids, lovers of ancient Egypt should instead consider a trip to Berlin. This spring, the city's beloved Egyptian, Nefertiti, is having a special celebration. Until April 13, 2013, the Neues Museum is honoring the 100 years since her discovery in Amarna with a special exhibit, In the Light of Amarna. 100 Years of the Nefertiti Discovery.
Built in 1965 by the German Democratic Republic, the Fernsehturm (or TV tower) is an iconic landmark in Berlin. A visual reminder of the not-so-distant Communist past of the city, while leading the way to a new, modern Berlin.
Figuring out how to use mass transit in any major city can be a major headache, even if you've done your homework. However, Berlin, with its 7 different ways to get around, is an entirely different affair.