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 toContinue reading “Pink Solo Cup”

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 If you’re out of date locations because you always take yourContinue reading “Men on Dating Apps: The First Date”

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 ThereContinue reading “Shoutout to Berlin”

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, youContinue reading “New Holidays For Berlin”

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 theContinue reading “May Day”

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 fromContinue reading “90’s Dinner at Lavanderia Vecchia”

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, lessContinue reading “Life After Receiving a Visa”

First Date Locations

After a recent fiasco during a date, which I considered to be a creative first date idea, I came to realize that I should probably spend more time thinking about appropriate first date locations and their advantages and disadvantages. Because even though we quickly judge an invitation to a local neighborhood bar as boring, itContinue reading “First Date Locations”

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 meetContinue reading “The Disappearing Friends of Berlin”

Men on Dating Apps: Opening Lines

Now that you’ve mastered which photos best reflect who you are on whichever (or all) the dating apps that you chose, here’s where the real work starts. You begin to browse through your matches and swipe left or right. (Don’t be the guy who only swipes right with reckless abandon.) Then you eventually match with aContinue reading “Men on Dating Apps: Opening Lines”