Michelberger Music

One of the things that we’re most looking forward to about the music happening on 1 and 2 October is the fact that there’s so much that we don’t know. The magnificent possibility of what might happen when you have 80 artists spending a week collaborating and creating new music to be shared at the end… However, that’s not to say some ideas haven’t already begun to crop up! Quite a few ()

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New Deli Yoga

It’s an exciting time to be in Berlin. People are arriving here from all over, and bringing with them the ideas they have about the things they are passionate about. They’re coming here, taking chances, and shaking things up! To our eyes, this is resulting in a refreshing culture emerging of small, independent, family run businesses who are not afraid to do things their own way. We wanted to take ()

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Massage at

We’d like to introduce you to Sabrina, one of our new colleagues. You might have noticed her calmly walking through reception or the lobby, but most of the time she’s up in Room 330, performing little miracles in the form of massage. Sabrina is a trained holistic therapist and has her own practice in Mitte. Here she follows an integrative approach, taking into account not only the physical but also ()


Piano Day:
24 hours Piano

On the 28th of March it’s Piano Day. It was created by our friend Nils Frahm and the first one was last year so it’s a relatively new event but one that’s gaining momentum. Piano Day is a worldwide celebration and different from usual concerts and events in that it welcomes anyone who wants to take part. On this day every kind of piano lover – young and old, amateur and pro, of any musical direction ()

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Sailor Peng
In The Lobby

Our colleague Laura from the bar can serve a Michelberger Sour or a slice of Chocolate Mousse Cake like the best of them. But she has other talents too. She’s the designer and producer of the jewellery which currently sits in the old green vending machine in our lobby. Her jewellery line is called Sailor Peng. Turns out, Sailor Peng is Laura’s alter ego. “I’ve been an internet junkie for ()

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Liquid Garden

As is often the case in life, it was the culmination of many varied experiences that led Nils Bernau to where he is now; putting thoughtfully selected ingredients into a Vitamix to be blended into green smoothies and served at his Prenzlauer Berg store. With a background in restaurants, wine and even a stint cooking in a commercial kitchen, it turns out opening a shop which sells smoothies, juices and ()

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Our Housekeeping

Please meet Beata, Grazyna, Anna, Swieta and Moni. These ladies, led by our head Housekeeper Elena (third from the left) form part of our relatively new in-house housekeeping team. Back in February we decided to stop outsourcing this service, and to create our own team of housekeeping ninjas. At the time, one of the ladies from the external cleaning company was from Poland. When word got out that we were ()

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Father Carpenter Coffee Brewers

Krésten Thøgersen relocated from Melbourne to Berlin for one reason – to open a cafe that people left happier than when they arrived. His mission statement: To up the quality of life. Krésten opened Father Carpenter Coffee Brewers in Mitte in January 2015, and so far it looks like his purpose is being achieved. After spending some time in Berlin in 2009, Krésten felt that the city was missing a certain something in relation to ()

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Let It Be

Berlin is fast becoming known as one of the vegan and vegetarian capitals of the world, often taking top spot on lists compiled by everyone from vegan bloggers to established culinary magazines. There’s a definite momentum surrounding food that comes from plants in this city, and for this installment of The Monkey Loooves, we met with Nina and Red, owners of Let It Be. Their cosy vegan restaurant is in Neukölln and ()

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Mario –
Master Of Hats

This is Mario. He’s from Columbia, he’s one of our chefs, and he really really likes hats.