The Most Amazing Moments of 2016

The Most Amazing Moments of 2016

For me 2016 was actually a great year, even though I almost don’t dare saying it out loud. A lot of sad and terrible things happened in 2016, yes, but there still was a lot of good stuff that I think needs some more attention: Small and big moments in Berlin that showed what a great city this is and what amazing people live here. We should focus more on these things, at least for a moment, and take these positive memories and feelings with us into the new year.

Here are the most happy moments and amazing happenings of 2016 in photos and videos.

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Berlin is… Quiet and Thoughtful

Berlin is… Quiet and Thoughtful

photo: Franz Becker

Sometimes it’s hard to let go: It’s this time of the year again – the holidays. We’re supposed to be kind, quiet and loving. Yes, December is a cosy month, at least it’s hiding behind this romantic cover. But when we think about it, when we have those few quiet moments sitting by ourselves with candle light and time to breath, we realize: the December is stressful, and that is mainly because things are close to an end. It’s time to let go and spend some quality time with the whole family, but it’s mainly the goodbyes that creep up on us and leave an odd taste behind.

Indeed, everyone is rushing quietly – because things need to get done: Work needs to be finished, Christmas parties need to be celebrated, people need to be seen, everything is happening one last time before the year is over…

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