What to do, best blogs and websites, learning German, making friends, and even finding a job in Berlin.
Blogs & Websites
Some of my favourite local blogs and websites:
- Abandoned Berlin
- All About Berlin
- Awesome Berlin
- Berlin Food Stories
- Berlin for all the Family
- Berlin Logs
- Berlin Love
- Berlin Loves You
- Cee Cee
- Digital Cosmonaut
- Finding Berlin
- I Heart Berlin
- Indefinite Adventures
- The Needle
- Notes of Berlin
- Radio Spaetkauf
- Slow Travel Berlin
- Stil in Berlin
- Travels of Adam
- Uncornered Market
My personal expat life updates:
- One Month in Berlin
- Two Months in Berlin
- Six Months in Berlin
- Seven Months in Berlin
- Eleven Months in Berlin
- One Year in Berlin
- Celebrating 14 Months in Berlin
- Holy Shit! Another 18 Months in Berlin?
- Berlin Expat Life: I’ve Been Here For So Long I Stopped Counting
- Four Years In Berlin And WTF, I’m Still Here!?
Interviews with fellow expats on the blog, as well as interviews I’ve taken part in for other publications.
- Canadian Expat In Berlin – Expat Interview With Cheryl Howard
- Cheryl Howard, A Travel Blogger
- Cheryl Howard in Berlin.
- Cheryl Howard – Expat in Berlin, Germany
- Cheryl Howard – Travel and Lifestyle of a Blogger
- Expat in Berlin
- Expat Living: Amelia in Berlin, Germany
- Expat Living: James Glazebrook In Berlin, Germany
- Expat Living: Kathleen Parker in Berlin, Germany
- Expat Living: Natalye Childress in Berlin, Germany.
- From Toronto To Berlin – Cheryl Howard
- Interview with an expat blogger: Cheryl Howard
- Interview With Cheryl Howard of cherylhoward.com
- Meet the Travel Bloggers: Cheryl Howard
- “One should never live a life full of regrets”. Interview with Cheryl Howard
- The Day-to-Day: Berlin
Some fun experiences:
- 10 Cool and Alternative Things to Do in Berlin (That Won’t Break the Bank)
- A Beautiful Fall Day In Berlin
- A Berlin Walking Food Tour With Eat the World
- A Little Budapest in Berlin At Szimpla Kaffeehaus
- An Expat’s Account Of Getting Naked At A German Spa
- Berlin Christmas Market Guide: Weihnachtsmarkt Schloss Charlottenburg
- Berlin Christmas Market Guide: WeihnachtsZauber Gendarmenmarkt
- Berlin Love: Brandenburger Tor at Christmas
- Berlin Myfest 2015 Street Party in Photos
- Celebrating Canada Day In Berlin … With Canadian Pizza!?!?
- Experience Berlin Myfest 2018 in Photos
- Do Germans Swim Naked?
- Germany’s Occupy Berlin Protest
- Finding Beauty In Your Own Backyard … In My Case, Berlin!
- Five of the Most Photographed Landmarks in Berlin
- Instagramming … A Berlin Boat Tour Along the River Spree
- Love and Pride – Berlin CSD 2015 Photos
- Photos from a Sunday in Berlin
- Urban Exploration: A Withlocals Experience in Berlin
- Vabali Spa in Berlin
- Why You Should Check Out Schlosspark Biesdorf Berlin
Living in Berlin
Some life tips for expats:
- 5 Things You Need to Know About Health Insurance in Germany
- 10 Favourite Things About Berlin
- 10 Reasons Why Berlin Is So Cool
- 12 Tips About How to Find a Job in Berlin
- 60 Signs That You’ve Been Living In Germany For A Long Time
- Berlin Expat Advice: 15 Tips For Moving House In Berlin
- Berlin Expat Advice – Learn German in Berlin
- Berlin Meetup Groups for Meeting New People
- Find a Flat in Berlin by Turning to Facebook
- Should You Book an Airbnb Apartment in Berlin?
- So I Moved To Berlin. Just How Did I Make Friends?
My personal story about why I moved to Berlin, not just once, but twice.
- Cheryl Howard Talks About Living in Berlin (Radio Interview)
- I’m Moving to Berlin – Again!
- So I Moved To Berlin. The Back Story And Why.
What to Do
Read things to do in Berlin for some of my favourite places around the city.
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