Dotsie wrote: We've been before, so we know we want to eat a lot of sausage, drink beer,
Sounds like a good plan so far.
visit the Reichstag (the queues are always so long we've not made it before)
I know - they're terrible. You could try to register for a guided tour (http://www.bundestag.de/htdocs_e/visits ... fuehr.html
), that way you don't have to queue. The other option would be to steal someone's children, because there's a side entrance for families - I'm afraid bunnies don't count.
If you manage to get up into the cupola this time, I hope you have a fine day, because the view really is great from up there.
My sister used to live in Kreuzberg and whenever I visited I could happily spend a couple of hours looking through interesting little shops there. They also have many many nice little cafes and bars
And have you been here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hackesche_H%C3%B6fe
Lots of galleries and shops with pretty (and expensive) stuff, but the restored art nouveau buildings are well worth looking at.
Oh, and do go to the natural history museum! I love it and want to live there!!!!* It's partly old fashioned natural history museum (dinosaurs! stuffed animals!! old books!!!) and part supermodern science fun. And it's not too big, so you can see everything in a day. And - again - the building alone makes me squee with excitement:
I mean: isn't that exactly what a NHM should look like?
Sorry for longish off-topic.
*note use of multiple punctuation