Play the Field: Berlin’s Best Board Game Cafe

Bad pun about a board game cafe? Never. It’s a… translation. “Spiel” is the German word for game. “Wiese” is the German word for meadow. And “Spielwiese” is my word for inexhaustible fun. Spielwiese is also the name of a board game cafe in Friedrichshain. This place has been a favourite of mine since 2012 – that’s commitment…

Yours for a euro

   Paupers become book billionaires thanks to Tasso’s magic number. Are you a student? A read-a-holic? A polymath – of course you are. Now read this sentence; you’ll never be the same again: There is a cafe which sells books for one euro each.