Tiki Taka Thanks
for the Memories

THANK YOU to all the people who made our summer: to everyone who came and brought along their skills and cooked and played and sung and spun. To all the people who came and watched the show and ate and drank and danced and screamed. To all the staff who made it happen. To the boys who brought the trophy home. Thank you even to the rain showers that kept ()


Our friends
In Copenhagen / Part 2

After the Copenhagen Beer Celebration, we grabbed some coconut water and headed over to Paper Island for the grand opening of Copenhagen Street Food. The sun was shining and so were the people and here are some impressions of the day:


Our Friends
In Copenhagen / Part 1

Last Friday morning we went to see our friends at the Copenhagen Beer Celebration. We arrived there at 11am and we were worried no one would be there because it was too early for beer. After queuing around the block, we finally got inside… The Copenhagen Beer Celebration is organised by our buddy Jacob and the Mikkeller brewery. It hosts 40 extreme craft breweries from around the world with 320 weird and ()


Addis Ababa:
We’re all Ethiopian

Just before Christmas we were lucky enough to visit Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia.  You read a lot in the press now about the boom in Africa, how some countries there are growing very quickly, their economies recording double-digit growth at a time when globally things are sluggish. It’s a boom sparked by international investment and growing trade, increasing political stability, improved infrastructure and near-universal access to the good ()


Market Memories

Thanks to all the lovely people who made such nice stalls with wonderful wares to sell, to those who came along and made the atmosphere so warm and of course to the Berliner Kneipenchor for the beautiful soundtrack.


Photography Exhibition

For the next month or so we’re having a photography exhibition in the lobby. Azar spent his summer holiday in Odessa, right on the Black Sea. He took some photos of that amazing place and the people bursting with life and character and now the weather’s turned dark and cold, we wanted to bring some of that sunshine and colour back to our bar. The vernissage will be tonight (1/11/13) ()


Michelberger National
Trouble will find me

Doing a band or doing a hotel is not that much of a difference, at least when it comes to the understanding of us and them. 3 Years ago we met The National at our coffee machine. Since then a great friendship developed, with hopefully many more big and little things happening together. In November they felt ready to put a release date on the new album, then Bryce had ()