Tag: Berlin life

The Berlin Brand of Charm

Have you ever walked into a restaurant or store and been greeted by a smiling staff member eager to help you? Then you probably weren’t in Berlin. You may have heard the rumors or experienced it yourself that many in Berlin pride themselves in being rude – for no reason at all. Whether you’re in a shop or just trying…

Break Through Berlin Winters

We are only at the halfway point (if we’re lucky) of the cold and cloudy winter weather in Berlin. The holidays are over and there’s no Christmas markets with sausages, waffles and Glühwein to look forward to. Now we are going to have to find ways to survive until the sun emerges in April.  We’ve got a few ways you can…

Naked and Not Afraid in Berlin

Whether it’s your local park or far away lakes you’ll see people of all ages strip down to nothing in order to enjoy the sun on their skin. It’s as much apart of the culture here as drinking beers all day and having cigarette smoke blown in your face everywhere you go. If you come from a conservative place (or…

The Berlin Freelance Hustle

According to predictions, half of the workforce in the US will be freelancers by 2027. That shift is already evident in Berlin, with the rising number of freelancers and startups arriving in the city, and the highest number of self-employed workers in all of Germany. Maybe you’ve decided to make Berlin your home and want to go the independent route as…

New Arrivals in Berlin

Are you a new arrival who decided to wing your move to Berlin? Or have you spent several hours scouring the internet for a starting point for your move to Berlin with no luck? We’re here to help. You’ve read about the struggles of getting a visa but there’s so much more you’ll have to take care of in order…

My Berlin Sabbatical

By: Serita Braxton When I originally visited Berlin, the city was so new, shiny, and free spirited that I fell in love after being here for less than 24 hours. After I moved, I discovered that there was a completely different lifestyle from the one I had in the US. People could wear whatever they wanted without feeling judged, there was a…