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(...For part 1 of our NEXTPEDITION from American Express Travel trip, visit here!) On our last day of Barcelona, we got word we were flying to Berlin — and by the time we thought about how we were going to make our mid-50s wardrobes appropriate for the impending freeze of Germany we were already on a plane headed East. For those who like shopping, eating, and going out (just about everyone who reads Refinery, right?), Berlin is most likely the city of dreams, with neighborhoods filled with one-of-a-kind boutiques and galleries, amazing food, and some of the best bars and nightclubs you'll ever see (the partying regularly goes from 10 p.m. until noon the next day). Click through for photo evidence.
Down-filled parkas and puffer jackets talk a big talk when it comes to bad weather. But, really, how can you tell the one you're thinking about buying online or trying on in a toasty dressing room will actually hold up to colder-than-cold temperatures and other inclement scenarios? A lot more goes into this purchase than read
Over-the-knee boots are almost unanimously beloved. If you're averse to pants, the leg coverage allows you roam free without the constraint of trousers. On the other hand (er, foot), the style adds an extra layer of calf protection over your favorite pair of jeans. No matter how you wear 'em, they're likely a staple in read