A Victim of Its Own Success: Berlin Drowns in Tourist Hordes and Rising Rents – SPIEGEL ONLINE – News – International

September 2011, Berlin, Neukölln, Bar at the corner Weser/ Weichselstrasse, Ramses from Mexico in front of his new Tapas Bar "Gaston"

Article by Wiebke Hollersen and Dirk Kurbjuweit at Spiegel Online

Berlin is struggling to maintain its identity as its popularity soars. Budget tourists are flocking to the German capital, eager to sample the famous nightlife, while Scandinavian investors are snapping up cheap real estate. Residents are protesting, but the gentrification juggernaut seems unstoppable.

Read the whole Article at Spiegel Online:

A Victim of Its Own Success: Berlin Drowns in Tourist Hordes and Rising Rents – SPIEGEL ONLINE – News – International.

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