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How to Schnickschnack in Germany

How to Schnickschnack in Germany

Gray Label grows like crazy in Germany. Which means we should pay visits more often, shouldn’t we! A few of our highly appreciated German retailers gave us advise: where to go and what to do…

Cologne - Köln

Mini-Tikki

Lisa and Alex are the proud owners of Mini Tikki, a childrens concept store in Cologne. They also just started a webshop: www.minitikki.de.

To stay: one of the most prettiest location to sleep in Cologne: http://www.hotel-im-wasserturm.de/
To eat: a tasty pizza restaurant 485 grad http://www.485grad.de/
To visit: Super cool experience with kids: the Lindt chocolate museum at the harbour: http://www.schokoladenmuseum.de/
To shop: the Belgium quarter with many pretty boutiques like “Schee” for interior stuff and cool prints: http://schee.versacommerce.de/

Schee

(Facebook: SCHEE)

Hamburg

Barn-Barn

(Barn Barn)

Therése Engström Bollweg is the proud owner of BARNBARN, a childrens concept store in Hamburg (also active as a webshop: www.barnbarn.de)

To stay: 25 Hours hotel (in Hafencity)

Hafencity

(Booking.com)

To eat: Friedrich Fett (www.friedrichfett.com) – Tour caterer from a Germany hip hop band – cool location, brillant and down to earth cusine and Off Club (https://offclubhamburg.wordpress.com) – a Tim Mälzer restaurant (Tim Mälzer learned toghether with Jamie Oliver so a bit the same cooking style), very relaxed, brillant service, fantastic food.
To visit: Hafencity – already now but also when the new concert hall is will be ready and Blankenese – the stair quarters – a bit like Övelgönne nestle in the hill – here ‘s also a very nice café – Luhmans – for a brunch on a Sunday. Blankeneser Landstrasse 29.
To shop: Sternschanze - for more independent shops & modern layout/assortment and Barnbarn (in the area of Othmarschen) of course J.

Hannover

Rimini-owners

Constance Conrad und Pola Sirowatka are the proud owners of Rimini, a childrens concept store in Hannover (also active as a webshop: www.rimini-shop.de).

To stay: www.smartcityhotel-thielenplatz.de
To eat: www.11a-restaurant.de and www.francesca-fratelli.de
To shop: Oststadt, Listenmeile, Linden, Limmerstraße and Rimini shop of course! 

Rimini Shop

(Rimini Shop)

To visit: www.sprengel-museum.de and www.feinkostlampe.de

Berlin

Greta-Bjorn

(Greta + Bjørn)

Kathi is the proud owner of Greta + Bjørn, a children ́s concept store in Prenzlauer Berg (you can find the webshop at: www.gretaundbjoern.com).

To stay: Look for flats on Airbnb – especially in Prenzlauer Berg. Airbnb gives you the opportunity to live like the locals do. When choosing an old building you can totally experience the East Berlin feeling.

Prenzlauer-Berg

(Prenzaluer Berg)

To eat: Akemi at Kollwitzplatz in Prenzlauer Berg
To shop: You have to check out Victoria met Albert and all the lovely Schnickschnack (that’s a German word for items you don ́t actually need, but somehow still do - you will understand after your visit).
To visit: Go to the Sunday Market at Boxhagener Platz – it will be a delicious experience for your belly.

Platz Sunday-market

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