Corona Pandemic: the UK Govt’s response
corona pandemic handling

Throughout the Corona pandemic, the UK government have perpetuated a state of fear and confusion among the populous so strong that many more people are starting to question their motives, as well as their capabilities. It’s worrying and laughable in almost equal measures. The actions taken by those in power seem regularly to contravene the […]

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Working from home during the pandemic
Working from home during the pandemic

Dreams come true, and thoughts materialise. Many times I imagined myself working from home happily, and here we go.  The self-isolation mode started almost exactly when I got my new job after five endless months of search. So, when I began working again, everything was new to me – the company, the industry, and the […]

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Dating during Corona
Dating during coronavirus

“What is being built is architecture of oppression” [regarding tracking phones]. A global sabbatical – a stressed system, where the leadership is clearly out of its league. – Edward Snowden How incredible is this feeling, of waking up every morning, at first with the feeling of slight panic and anxiety, to then experience the realisation […]

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Chantal’s House of Shame
Chantal's house of shame Berlin

“Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Chantal. It’s party time!” That iconic phrase, followed by Berlin nightlife queen Chantal’s voice laid over a sexy, slinky techno beat is the theme song for a very special party. Chantal’s House of Shame has now been running for more than 20 years – no small feat given how most […]

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Design Panoptikum Museum
Design panoptikum museum Berlin

Design Panoptikum is a museum like no other. This surreal collection of industrial objects aims to tantilise its visitors and invoke feelings of pure bemusement in anyone with the stomach to enter. Strikingly, this most unusual museum is nestled in the unlikely location of a quaint courtyard a stone’s throw away from St. Nicholas Church. […]

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Spätis: Berlin’s 24hr Kiosks
Spatis in Schoneberg

On the way to meet friends? Grab a beer from the späti. Coming home from a night out? There’s a nightcap calling your name from the späti. Need to wind down after work? 24 hours a day, your beer (or something stronger) is available from the spätis. Want to meet new people in your community or have […]

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Markthalle Neun: Street Food Thursdays
Street food Thursday at Markthalle Neun Berlin

Markthalle Neun (Market Hall Nine) is the go-to place, year-round to sample small dishes of the best flavours from around the globe. Talk about having the world in the palm of your hand! Located in a market hall in Kreuzberg, the bustling spot is open Monday to Saturday with permanent shops and fresh produce markets. […]

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Schokoladen bar
Schokoladen bar Berlin

Mitte is so central that it would be difficult to imagine that a place like Schokoladen is located there. It is an underground venue that has a large diversity of events such as live performances consisting of various music genres, karaoke and queer nights. It opens every day at 7 pm and it gets crowded […]

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