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 comeContinue reading “Naked and Not Afraid in Berlin”

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 toContinue reading “The Berlin Freelance Hustle”

Men on Dating Apps: Crude Conversations

When I asked a guy what a line in his dating profile meant and he replied, “Would like to see you sitting on my face in 1 hour tops,” I knew that men on dating apps in Berlin needed some help with their conversational skills. There is an entire Instagram page dedicated to how cringeworthy, outrageous, andContinue reading “Men on Dating Apps: Crude Conversations”

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 toContinue reading “New Arrivals in Berlin”

The Place That Has It All: RAW

There is no shortage of places to visit in Berlin on everyday of the week at any time. You can spend the entire weekend in most clubs (until Monday on holiday weekends), there are delicious places to eat that are open 24hrs (shoutout to all the döner shops), and of course, you’re never out ofContinue reading “The Place That Has It All: RAW”

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 withoutContinue reading “My Berlin Sabbatical”

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’sContinue reading “Men Not on Dating Apps: Make Your Move”

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.Continue reading “Safety in Berlin Public Spaces”

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 friendsContinue reading “Solo Summer Activities”

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 privilegedContinue reading “Navigating Healthcare in Berlin”