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Built grandiosely in Italian Renaissance style in 1894, the Berlin Reichstag went up in smoke after being mysteriously burned in 1933.  It fell into ruins during World War II and was almost forgotten by history. When the Berlin Wall fell in 1989 and it was decided a year after that the German capital will be transferred from Bonn to Berlin, it then became definite that the Reichstag building will be brought back to life.   It was the prestigious architectural firm of Sir Norman Foster,  Foster + Partners who was commissioned to do the renovation.  In 1999, the new Reichstag building was unveiled to the public. The building still retained its Classic architectural design but with a modern twist.  It is now topped with an ultra-modern Cupola (dome).  The Cupola is made of a metal dome and transparent glass. It has a sleek swirling walkway which offers an amazing 360 degree…

Living in a big city like Berlin is exciting and fun.  There are just so many events happening and so many sights to explore.  Be it  the cultural scene, sports, fashion, food, you name it, Berlin has it and more.  The dizzying array of activities in a bustling city like Berlin can take its toll on its residents, and like in any big city, ever day life can be stressful and most oftentimes toxic. This is definitely not good for one’s health.  It makes us tired and vulnerable to sickness. Luckily, I discovered Stadtsaline which literally translates to Salt City.  Tucked in the west side of the city, Stadtsaline has two rooms called Salarium, made from pure Himalayan salt, where salt therapy takes place. I bring my youngest daughter there regularly so we can enjoy a bit of girl bonding while doing a wellness activity together. People undergo salt therapy to strengthen their…