Know Your Rights: Understanding Unemployment Benefits in Germany in 2021

Know Your Rights: Understanding Unemployment Benefits in Germany in 2021

How to Successfully Navigate Unemployment Benefits in Germany as a Foreigner in 2021 Are you thinking about quitting your job or were you recently let go? Now is the time to get familiar with unemployment benefits in Germany. Germany has a generous support program for the unemployed, which can be a saving grace if you [...]

7 Flat Whites To Try in Berlin: the Musts for Third-Wave Coffee Lovers

7 Flat Whites To Try in Berlin: the Musts for Third-Wave Coffee Lovers

Coffee Lovers, Don't Miss These 7 Flat Whites to Try in Berlin This is a guest post by Natalie, recently featured in my Berlin Expats series. Natalie is the California-born and Berlin-based blogger behind Natalie Etc. When she isn't looking for new flat whites to try in Berlin, she writes about her favourite pastimes from brunch [...]

Expat Stories: Natalie, Blogger, Copywriter and Foodie

Expat Stories: Natalie, Blogger, Copywriter and Foodie

Introducing Natalie: Berlin Expat, Blogger and Foodie A few weeks ago, I met Natalie via Instagram and we got to chatting. I love connecting with fellow Berlin bloggers, especially ones who, like Natalie, have endless foodie recommendations. In fact, I can hardly look at Natalie's blog without getting hungry! Let's get to know the voice [...]

10 Ultimate Reasons to Visit Switzerland: Scenic Escape, Instagrammers’ Paradise

10 Ultimate Reasons to Visit Switzerland: Scenic Escape, Instagrammers’ Paradise

There are a million good reasons to visit Switzerland Are you looking for reasons to visit Switzerland? This post has you covered! At least once in our lives, we all come across that person who is too perfect to be real. The one who has good looks, style and wealth, but who’s also incredibly sharp and [...]

20 Berlin English Covid Resources

20 Berlin English Covid Resources

A Collection of 20 Berlin English Covid Resources (Updated on January 25th, 2021) Berlin English Covid Resources - it came to my attention that no such list of helpful links exists on the internet. Since Covid will likely be with us for a while, I tried to build a collection of English Covid resources relevant to Berliners, hoping [...]

How to Find Jobs in Berlin for English Speakers: Real Life Experiences

How to Find Jobs in Berlin for English Speakers: Real Life Experiences

Landing Jobs in Berlin for English Speakers: What This Expat Learned Finding jobs in Berlin for English speakers - one of the most pressing questions upon deciding to call Berlin home. I know it was one of my top concerns 4 years ago when I said "yes" to Germany's capital. Since then, I have had [...]

Zgorzelec Travel Guide: A Diamond in the Rough

Zgorzelec Travel Guide: A Diamond in the Rough

Your Zgorzelec Travel Guide This may be the first Zgorzelec travel guide in English. In researching my trip to the German - Polish border towns Görlitz & Zgorzelec, I soon realised that little information exists about the city on the Polish side. There is plenty about German Görlitz, but the grittier, more real Zgorzelec is not [...]

What Are the Unmissable 21 Things to Do in Provence, France?

What Are the Unmissable 21 Things to Do in Provence, France?

Discover 21 Unmissable Things to Do in Provence, France Things to do in Provence: almost an endless list. From visiting charming villages nestled in the hills to crystal lakes that you could easily mistake for the sea, there is always something new to discover in this part of France. It can be difficult to pinpoint what [...]

Where to See Fall Foliage in Berlin (and Potsdam)

Where to See Fall Foliage in Berlin (and Potsdam)

Discover the best places to see fall foliage in Berlin and Potsdam Fall foliage in Berlin and Potsdam: what a treat! This is already my 4th autumn in Berlin! No wait, it's actually my 5th. Time flies! And while I am the biggest fan of spring - and cherry blossom season - there's something about the [...]