First Steps in Berlin last meeting this year focused on the district of Charlottenburg and took place on Tuesday, 12 December 2018. The group began their walking excursion from the U-Bahn in Schloßstraße and explored the old town of Charlottenburg. The group marveled at the splendid houses and significant museums of this district which enrich the knowledge about Berlin.

The highlight of the meeting was the visit to the famous Christmas market in Charlottenburg palace. Strolling through the market and accompanied by Christmas music everywhere, the group enjoyed many specialities of Christmas bakery and fine handcraft from Germany and Alpine countries. The group leaders explained the German Christmas traditions and while the members tried some Christmas delicacies.