Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Berlin and other German topics.
"Do as you please" was the motto of the Prussian emperor Frederick the Great (1712 - 1786). Tolerance is still one of the city's best qualities. There are no licensing hours, lots of foreigners, a large lesbian and homosexual community, and a multitude of shops, restaurants and magazines catering to all kinds of tastes. It is easy to be 'a little strange'. Chances are you will not get hassled.