Why We Love Tempelhofer Feld in the Summer

Tempelhofer Feld is in Tempelhof, a district in the south of Berlin, which is directly below Kreuzberg and to the right of Schöneberg. As a current resident of Tempelhof, I…

Neukölln Café Culture

Photo by Nathan Dumlao In Berlin’s multi-kulti district, Neukölln cafés seem to come and go. It is becoming a hub for bars, small clubs… Neukölln cafés are slowly replacing the…

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I have a passion for Travel, Languages and Culture. Pour yourself a coffee and find a variety of city-break tips, inspiration to learn languages with realistic expectations, all with a splash of British humour.

Which Berlin Airport Should I Fly To?

Which Berlin airport you choose is entirely upto you. It is a common question which can make planning a city trip more stressful. Once you pick the airport and airline,…

8 Graffiti Artists You Might Have Seen in Berlin

Graffiti artists in Berlin, along with street artists which bear political messages, such as SOZI36, are still very active today. Either by spraying trains, sticking street art up, splashing colours over walls in the Hall of Fame, the scene remains vibrant and still very much alive.

10 Cultural Differences In Germany

Understanding cultures is very important, especially when learning a language. In Germany the culture is not particularly different to someone coming from France or the UK, however for others travelling further it can be a shock.

Berlin’s best coffee shops – there are too many

My favourite coffee shops in Berlin are the ones which are independent coffee shops. Berlin’s best coffee shops are owned by people who prefer to drink espresso. For me, it…

10 things to do in Berlin in spring

Berlin is one of those cities where you can do the conventional tourist sightseeing trips, or you can explore entirely differently. As the weather picks up in spring, Berliners spend…

Registering a flat in Berlin when you arrive: the Anmeldebestätigung

Registering a flat: Anmeldebestätigung photo source: Tagesspiegel Registering a flat can involve lots of bureaucracy. In some countries it is more present than others. Sometimes they can really make it…

The subway in different cities

Transport in the city In case you didn’t know, I LOVE city trips. For me, the more planning you have done for a jolly the better. I want to know…

Speaking German in Berlin

Speaking German in Berlin when everyone replies in English It may sound like a strange situation, although I am sure many people have had this happen to them. Speaking German…

The best pizza in Berlin

Everyone loves pizza. If someone says they don’t – they are lying. I thought I that good pizza was only my mother’s homemade pizza; that it was impossible to get good…