The Berlin Wall trail is around 160 kilometers long. It marks the site of the wall that once enclosed West Berlin and passes by memorials, museums - as well as remnants of the wall. Writer Axel von Blomberg gives us a guided tour.
Germany is marking 28 years since the night when the Berlin Wall fell and, looking for freedom, thousands headed west. The anniversary comes as Germany continues to confront the problems of reunification.
Barbara Kühn is the host of Fokus Europa. She saw the Berlin Wall fall when she was a child. Today Barbara Kühn goes back and forth between Germany and Italy. Barbara considers herself a whole-hearted European.
Berlin might be seen as a place for the young, but it is also a place of the old(er). Tamsin Walker has been exploring what it might feel like to gently age in the German capital.
Three buses and 5,000 pieces of soap: Berlin has employed the full scope of its open-minded nature to react to the horrors of the war in Syria. But not everyone is enthused, says DW columnist Gero Schliess.
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