Why British Artists and Musicians Are Thriving in Berlin

“At its most basic, the reason for Berlin’s popularity among British artists is the combination of a generously funded cultural infrastructure, the city’s rich and fascinating historical texture and, crucially, cheap property. … And then there is the feeling of ease: the gentle pace at which Berlin’s inhabitants get round the city by bike; the wide, uncrowded streets.”

Source: The Guardian (UK) 03/16/11