Each time I visit Berlin, I like it a little bit better.  Berlin hasn’t made it big on the world scene.  It gets the occasional newspaper write-up and there are guidebooks devoted solely to it, but let’s face it: a trip to Berlin seldom tops anyone’s bucket list.  This is both understandable and unfortunate. Here’s the thing.  Berlin…

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{Berlin, statues along Museum Island}   If you read my post yesterday, you know that Berlin was FREEZING just two days ago when we were there.  Thus the über-warm jacket and mega-lined hat and gloves!  Not a fashion statement by any stretch of the imagination, but the only way to get me to leave our…

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{fast train – Hamburg-Berlin}   {at the Brandenburg Gate, Berlin}       Anchors away!  Gold vermeil and pearl earrings bought in Istanbul.  Quench Jewelry Arts charm bracelet in sterling silver.  Silver and diamond pinkie ring from Cari-Dawn. Top: J.Crew sweater; Old Navy tee.  Bottom: North Face jacket; Fairbault Woolen Mills scarf; Target watch. -k.

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