Tag: Berlin

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…

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Resume Tips for Expats in Berlin

Guest post by Omar Khan When applying for jobs in different countries, you may find that employers’ expectations will vastly differ from country to country. For example, while four-page CVs are totally acceptable in Saudi Arabia, the same CV would be immediately rejected in the UK for being too long. As an international job-seeker, the first hurdle you will have…

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The Best Ways to Find Apartments in Berlin

As soon as “Berlin is grown but sexy” hit the airwaves, people from all over the world began to flock to the city. As a result, the price of apartments in Berlin are skyrocketing and finding a prime spot is super competitive. On top of that, scammers are taking advantage of the high demand by posting fake listings.  If you’re…

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…

What to Look Forward to When the Temperature Drops

The sun is setting earlier, the clouds are rolling in, and the temperature has dropped. Which means: winter is coming. If you haven’t endured an infamous Berlin winter before – imagine yourself in an episode of The Walking Dead where the streets are completely empty except for the zombies making their way home from the club and everyone is scurrying…

Men on Dating Apps: Tips From a Guy Who Cracked the Algorithm

By Guest Blogger A breakup is always nasty. Especially when you are the one who gets rejected. On December 25th doctors diagnosed me with an autoimmune disease (AID). I lost my thumb nails, hair curls and my girlfriend. Before my diagnosis, I used to be an event manager, a start-up dude, healthy, pretty, tall, tattooed, a good cook and had…