Tam Eastley

Tam Eastley is from Calgary, Alberta, Canada. She moved to Berlin almost four years ago and completed a Master's Degree at the Freie Universität Berlin in English Literature and Cultural Studies. Never content staying in one place, she recently cured a bout of wanderlust with a trip on the Trans-Siberian Railway

She is currently a freelance travel blogger and podcaster with Mädels with a Microphone, a monthly podcast series about the quirky side of Berlin. Her interests include biking, culture, literature, travel, and roller derby.

NPR FM Berlin Blog
3:03 am
Wed June 13, 2012

Berlin's 'Tropical Islands': Vacationing Inside A Dome

At Berlin's Tropical Islands, sandy beaches line the tropical sea, and a backdrop of a sky makes visitors forget they're inside a dome...almost.
Tam Eastley for NPR Berlin

Originally published on Wed June 13, 2012 10:43 am

Last year when I was on my way to Spreewald, I saw a sign on the side of the autobahn for Tropical Islands.

Ever since, I've been dying to go. When I bugged my friends to come with me and explained to them what it was, most would raise their eyebrow and give me an odd look.

But a few weeks ago, I finally went, and I just can't get the Tropical Islands out of my head.

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