Category: Lifestyle

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…

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…

The Disappearing Friends of Berlin

By: Serita Braxton As I scroll through all of the Facebook groups for women in Berlin, the most frequent post I see is of women looking to meet new people in the hopes of making friends. These posts generally get hundreds of likes and dozens of other women with the same goal eager to meet up. Meeting details are agreed…

How To Like Berlin

By Katrin Ziegler Many young people in Germany actually think you should live in Berlin at least once in your life. I agree. But that doesn’t necessarily mean that you’ll like it. Don’t get me wrong. Many people actually do like it. It’s big, it’s comparably cheap, it’s individual, it’s artsy. Ya’ll already know that Berlin and I have a…

How To Survive Berlin

By Katrin Ziegler I always thought I didn’t really care about places as long as they met certain basic requirements – not too small, reasonable transportation, considerable amount of bars and cultural events – until I moved to Berlin. The city and I have a difficult relationship. Maybe that is because returning to my home country after living in San Francisco…