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 If you’re out of date locations because you always take your first dates to the same…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…

New Holidays For Berlin

By Katrin Ziegler May is finally here, folks! Labor Day, Ascension Day, Whit Monday – we love May! Unfortunately we have to wait several months, until we can experience the joy of a holiday again – until the day of the German reunification in October to be precise (editor’s hint: consider moving to Bavaria, you will have an additional holiday…

May Day

If you’re not sure why you’re off work on Tuesday, we’re here to help you out. The first of May, or better known as May Day, is the dedicated day to celebrate workers’ rights. Aside from not being able to grocery shop, you may be wondering what else is going on in Berlin on the day. Since the late 80’s,…

90’s Dinner at Lavanderia Vecchia

The spacious and quirky Italian restaurant Lavanderia Vecchia in Neukölln hosts a series of Special dinners on various nights of the week. As soon as you turn the corner off of Flughafenstraße you’re directed to the entrance by hanging laundry throughout the corridor, hence the name. Once inside you’re greeted by the same cloths draping from lines from wall to wall…

Life After Receiving a Visa

By Serita Braxton If you’ve read the story of how I struggled to become an official Berlinerin then you can probably imagine how extremely excited I was once I had my visa in my hands. It felt like a whole new world had opened up – one full of opportunities, more stability and most importantly, less stress. Unfortunately that quick moment…