Love is in the Air

Teufelsberg

Teufelsberg

A special request from a member began our evening with brainstorming, “romantic spots in Berlin”. No one was at a loss of words, even public speaking angst couldn’t get in the way of passionate ideas. Here is our list:

Viktoriapark

Viktoriapark

Max Liebermann Villa am Wannsee

Max Liebermann Villa am Wannsee

Teufelsberg

Teufelsberg

Berghain Club

Berghain Club

Spreepark

Spreepark

Bike tour from Gruenau to Oberbaumbruecke

Bike tour from Gruenau to Oberbaumbruecke

The newly-renovated Zoopalast Cinema

The newly-renovated Zoopalast Cinema

Rooftop at the 25 Hour Bar

Rooftop at the 25 Hour Bar

Pfaueninsel "Peacock Island"

Pfaueninsel “Peacock Island”

Picnic at the Choriner Summer Music Concert Series

Picnic at the Choriner Summer Music Concert Series

Outdoor summer cinema

Outdoor summer cinema

Hackesche Hoefe

Hackesche Hoefe

Botanical Garden

Botanical Garden

Strandbar "Beach Bar" at Weissenseepark

Strandbar “Beach Bar” at Weissenseepark

Dancing at Claerchens Ballhaus

Dancing at Claerchens Ballhaus

Tempelhof Field

Tempelhof Field

It was hard to stop the creative momentum…

Lena stomped and jogged in her Icebreaker speech: Calisthenics, Clutter, and Curses. “To  know me is to know my habits” and she let us in on three of her good habits. Lena inspired us with three tips: substituting curse words like “damn” with “BAM!”, creating de-clutter zones by using the Zero Clutter Method, and jogging as a inventive way to avoid pick-pocketers.

Holger’s speech: Culture and the way I was brought up highlighted the fact that our culture plays a vital part in how we view the world.

Diana’s speech: It Is in Our Hands was a call for action to evaluate our education system. She believes there are three main pillars: 1) the young learner, 2) the teacher, 3) the parents. Finland and South Korea were notable high-scorers in the PISA test and she asked the question “Why?”.

Khushi announced the date for the 90th Anniversary of Toastmasters International, so mark this in your calendar – it is going to be an event you won’t want to miss: Friday, October 17th, 2014!

Dyane Signataure

 

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3 Responses to Love is in the Air

  1. Martin says:

    What a cool summary of the evening! Thanks a lot, will be using some of the romantic spot ideas with my girlfriend over the next couple of days!
    Till soon, Martin

  2. Khushi says:

    As always, I don’t know which is more fascinating the meeting or your excellent summary of it! Thank you for posting all these great romantic spots with photos to make them even more enticing.

  3. Mariana says:

    Wow, Dyane, that is a great summary! Thank you so much, also for your entries about Krakow and last week 🙂

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