Men Not on Dating Apps: Make Your Move

While we’re keen on giving advice to help men out who are searching for dates on dating apps, there are many men living in Berlin who prefer to meet people face to face. Kudos to you! But woman are often confused about why men will catch their eye and smile but never say anything. Let’s stop the habit of staring…

Safety in Berlin Public Spaces

By Serita Braxton Several times a month I see women sharing stories and seeking advice about scary incidents that happen to them in Berlin. They detail stories of being verbally harassed and physically intimidated while walking alone or in public transport. Those experiences are terrifying in the moment and leave them shaken up long after. Sometimes they post their stories…

Solo Summer Activities

The weather in Berlin feels like you’re in the height of summer and there’s so many things you want to do but realize you don’t have anyone to do them with. While Berlin constantly attracts people by the plane full, people also seem to leave just as frequently. Whether you’ve fallen victim to disappearing friends or the friends you’ve made…

Navigating Healthcare in Berlin

By Serita Braxton When I first arrived in Berlin from the US, I was completely overwhelmed and confused by the German healthcare system. I knew that I was required to be covered but I didn’t know the difference between public or private healthcare or whether I was eligible for either. Growing up, I was privileged enough to go from my…

Pink Solo Cup

By Katrin Ziegler The day has come where I am finally testing the menstruation cup. Not because I find the idea particularly appealing – I am actually quite satisfied with my tampon solution – but because after an astonishing nineteen (!) years women finally get more options. As of now, I was only able to chose between sanitary pads, reusable…

Men on Dating Apps: The First Date

Hopefully you’ve had a chance to read our previous blogs on mastering your dating app photos and crafting your opening line. With those tips and your charming conversational skills you’ve now successfully gotten the lady you’ve been chatting with to agree to a first date. If you’re out of date locations because you always take your first dates to the same…

Shoutout to Berlin

By: Katrin Ziegler Wait, what? I am usually known for my *slightly* critical posts and negative opinion about Berlin (see for example here and here). But it seems like the day has come where I actually have to share some positive thoughts. Because, you know, Berlin is actually pretty amazing. But why? HISTORY GALORE There are only a few places…