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Where can I go for some coworking in Berlin? This is a question that people ask me often when they come to Berlin. This is why I met Björn Budack. Not only does he own coworking spaces, he is also co-organizer of the COWORKING FESTIVAL in Berlin. As a souvenir from the festival or to find your perfect coworking space in Berlin we created this map with coworking spaces, partly accessible with day tickets as well as partly open during the weekend.
Coworking Festival in Berlin
The Coworking Festival takes place from the 9th until the 13th of September 2019. The CoworkingBerlin Maps will be available in the following spaces and in my online shop.
In this coworking guide you will find three walks through Berlin’s most creative neighborhoods and a selection of our favorite restaurants, cafés and activities close by the coworking spaces where you will have the best time. For now I want to show you my "Top 5 coworking spaces in Berlin".
Welcome to Berlin's coffee wonderland: As I recently published a CoffeeBerlin guide to Berlin’s best craft coffee bars. I have scoured the streets of Berlin to bring you the very best cafés to go for great coffee.
The CoffeeBerlin guide to Berlin’s best craft coffee bars. I hope the CoffeeBerlin map will inspire you to visit exciting coffee bars around the German capital. The map is a must-have for all true coffee enthusiasts!
Featuring experimental conceptual coffee laboratories like Happy Barista, artistic cafés like Oslo Kaffebar and minimalist modern coffee shops, I hope my list will satisfy all your coffee needs and inspire you to visit new cafés in Berlin. Here you have already my "Top 5 coffee spots in Berlin".
It is never easy to start your own business. Building a great business involves having the idea, finding finances and the right people to help you grow. You don't necessarily need a university degree, a lot of money in the bank or even business experience to start a major success story. However, you do need courage, an idea and the "walk" to see it through. Thanks to Theresa, the founder of "Make it simple"-Podcast, I could finally "visit" my first podcast.
Listen to the latest episode from the Make it simple podcast and get - hopefully - inspired to start a business of your own!
Normally this blog is about Berlin, but I just have been in Milan and would like to share some insights about Milan with you. I would very much recommend to stay in Chinatown, where the rents are still affordable and which is close to all the hotspots of Milan.
Famous for its fashion and design, Milan is home to a cathedral of an unrivaled beauty, the second largest, grandiose catholic cathedral in the world, the Duomo di Milano. Milan (itself) is the second largest city in Italy. Milan has actually been deemed the shopping capital of the world. In this city you find cuisine that turns a tourist to a permanent resident! To help you find the hidden gems of Milan, here are my Top 5 Things to do in Milan!
I cannot get enough of all those weekly organic markets in Berlin. That’s why here’s part 2 with five more places where you can get you organic produce and grab some delicious food to enjoy while chatting to farmers, locals and visitors alike.
Anyone interested in art will find it in Berlin: a lively museum and gallery landscape offers endless choice. But in addition to large institutions, art can also be found in other places in Berlin. In this article, you will learn where you can relax in the midst of art or which edible artworks will fascinate you with every bite!
There's something about boats that brings out the fun in people. Maybe it's the possibility that you might sink or – normally – once sailing, you can't get off, so you make the most of it. Whatever the reason, it's time to embrace it with my Top 5 boat restaurants in Berlin. While there aren't many restaurants to eat on a boat in Berlin, those that serve the water promise a unique experience with some of Berlin's most beautiful views. Here we go!
For starters: What are the top 5 rooftop bars in Berlin? Being the third most-visited city in Europe, Berlin has much to offer, AND also a lot of rooftop bars. Between all the history and beer gardens you should also check out rooftop bars, as you will have an ultimate skyline view. So, what are the top 5 rooftop bars in Berlin? Just scroll down and find the rooftop bar which suites you the most.
Berlin has no beach, but we do have a lot of beach bars. This week I want to show you some places that beachy Caribbean feel. By that I mean white sand beach, cocktail service on the beach(es of Berlin)...
So, you’ve decided to buck the elaborate wedding and head straight to the courthouse. Seems simple enough, right? Ally thought so, too. But when she decided to call off her big wedding and opt for City Hall nuptials, she was surprised by how little information was out there about how to plan a wedding in Berlin. That's why we put together a "Wedding Berlin map" of things you should know before and while ;) getting married. As we will publish the "Wedding Berlin map" a little later, we want to give you my personal "Top 5 wedding spots in Berlin" (here) and Ally's Wedding favorites in Berlin (here). Because whether or not you're throwing a big party, it's still your wedding day — and you shouldn't have to worry about anything.
As I was scouting for my second edition of BeerBerlin map, I found many restaurants and bars and breweries, which offer tasty beer in Berlin. So what’s the best place for a typical Feierabend in and around Berlin? The city is full of many amazing beer spots, so it was hard to pick just five. So relax, sit back with a beer and enjoy this post! In case you need a good overview of beer gardens in Berlin, my BeerBerlin map can help you out.
Because I am scouting for new awesome locations in Berlin all the time, I do have a lot of coffee dates. I am not complaining, I love it, but sometimes I want to do something else. Berlin offers a lot of do-it-yourself workshops, which I found really refreshing: From brushing, taking photos to planting, I tried it all. I would also highly recommend the workshops for your unique birthday party or as a gift. To put it in a nutshell, here are my Top 5 workshops in Berlin.
All-gender restrooms are getting popular nowadays. More and more bars, clubs, and restaurants have them as well as town halls, public libraries, and universities. The concept itself isn’t new at all; public transports adopted the concept ‘one-unit-for-all’ as standard for ages. Only recently were old WC signs called into question, triggering a need for an alternative WC symbol that represents the cultural value of its gender neutrality. If you’re searching for places that stand for openness, diversity, and respect in the glamorous city of Berlin, take a look at my top 5 trendy locations with all-gender restroom. In these places, you’ll find a sparkling WC sign designed by Berlin Culture Project CO-WC, which invites you into a play with your gender identity.
Kids love to go swimming in the summer. When school gets out in early June, the local playgrounds with water are a very popular place to be. To cool down and splash around Berlin's water playgrounds are perfect, not only for children! As I recently published my PlayBerlin Map in English, I also discover Spielplatzguide Berlin, which is a travel guide for parents and children in Berlin, published in German and focused on (water) playgrounds. As I don't want you to miss out, I invited Marianna und Johannes to tell me also their hidden gems in Berlin: Here are our Top 5 water playgrounds in Berlin.
Berlin has truly stunning lakes close by and in the city showcasing pristine natural beauty. Whether you are searching for water sports, a hike, or a relaxed and wellness break, you will find something to suit in my Top 5 most beautiful lakes close by and in Berlin.
As it is World Chocolate Day I would like to show you some chocolate shops in Berlin. Lets celebrate chocolate especially the chocolate shops in Berlin, which makes this sweetener accessible to us.
Bring Berlin back home with a box of pralines or specialty candy from one of Berlin's top chocolate shops. These boutiques offer exceptional chocolate and can be found only in Berlin. Chocolates make great Valentine's Day and anniversary presents, but you can also enjoy something sweet while you are discovering Berlin.
Here are my Top 5 chocolate shops in Berlin. If you want to get to know Berlin and more hidden gems, you can also pick of one my maps, preferable my BertaBerlin map.
Since yesterday (UNTIL the 10th of August) the crowdfunding campaign for the Coworking Berlin Map is online on the crowdfunding platform Startnext!
Together with Björn Budack, founder of Kiez Büro Coworking, I developed a Coworking Berlin map through Berlin's coworking scene.
From open, airy coworking spaces in Berlin to creativity hubs, find exactly what you need! Berlin never sleeps, it is a hub of business and creativity. No matter what industry you are in, we would like to help you, working your way up in Berlin. Whether you are an entrepreneur looking to meet investors, or a tech startup hunter for your first workspace, Berlin is the place to be.
The only problem:
Coworking spaces provide the resources you need to stay productive, alongside a community of helping hands and nice-to-have goodies. In this Coworking Berlin Map we suggest agile coworking spaces, without the stress of long-term leases.
The Coworking Berlin Map will introduce you to over 20 coworking spaces in Berlin, designed to help you succeed in this fast-moving business world. The map will also guide you through three individually designed walks and give you an insight into the daily life of the different coworking spaces in Berlin.
The crowdfunding campaign supports the production of the map. Whether you are freelancing or managing an established company, (I am sure) there is a coworking spaces in Berlin to fit your needs. If you are currently looking for a workspace, check out the maps, workshops and coworking space walk!
Do you need more success stories to believe you can do it? Do you like learning from others? Well, here is my story, but Dajana also shows other success stories on her YouTube channel, where you can find more inspiration!
Most likely, you don’t have time to flee the city, don't worry, we have the answer to the question, where to find the best vegan spots in Berlin!
As fall quickly approaches, it's time to take a look at the fashion trends that will set the tone for the season. As I am tracking all the hidden gems Berlin, and are normally not thinking about fashion, I did ask brands I know, what they think about the fashion trends which are shown at the Berlin Fashion Week (2nd–6th of July 2019), but also their opinion on the matter of sustainable fashion! In my point of view not only the trends, but also the sustainability of the fashion should be an important aspect.
Discover your neighborhood with BertaBerlin
Berta Heide was born in Berlin and has a talent for developing solutions to problems. Her enthusiasm for discovering new things first brought her to Peru after school and many other countries were to follow. Berta therefore knows only too well about the needs and hurdles that a stranger faces in a new environment. With Walk This Way, she has created a mini-guide with carefully curated recommendations. The idea is simple and yet there is no comparable product on the market. The special feature of the mini-guides is that Berta recommends different routes on the self-drawn map, where you can explore cafes, restaurants & bars on foot, but also places of interest, playgrounds and sports fields. The motto is simple: Don't think. Just walk. The themes of the cards are varied and are now also very popular with companies. We are very happy that Berta now shares her monthly highlight here on Overview with us. You can read the June highlight "The 3 Most Beautiful Gardens of Berlin" here. How Berta managed to turn an idea into a scalable and attractive product, she now tells you herself:
If it was up to me, I would have at least one beauty treatment in Berlin every week. There is nothing like a little relaxation to rejuvenate your senses. Finding a good beauty treatment is kind of like finding a partner: Most of us have to look around before we settle on "the one." And, much like bad relationships, bad treatments can leave us unhappy. So, to help you prioritize and only spend on what’s worth your time and money, I have put together a list of my Top 5 beauty treatments in Berlin.
Summer is on and Berlin wants to be explored! Those who put their historical knowledge to the test and seek some rest from the hustle of Berlin can visit oases of peace: peaceful cemeteries in Berlin. While walking in cemeteries you can admire art, tombs and get to know the history of Berlin and its former inhabitants. As my art studies were long time ago, I asked my friend, the art historian Katharina Gutzer to help me with the "Top 5 peaceful cemeteries in Berlin".
Rome – beyond Colosseum and Vatican. As I met Massimo on my Airbnb Experience Sex, Love & adversity, we talked about Rome (which I visited two years ago) and its hidden gems. According to Massimo, as many other tourists, I missed out a beautiful side of Rome, beyond the Colosseum. This is why I invited him to tell us about Rome's hidden gems, so that I also find them next time, I visit Rome. Here you go with his Top 5 hidden gems in Rome.
Every year millions of tourists crowd the streets of Rome. Roman people are happy to welcome them and show Italian hospitality. Unfortunately, most of the tourists don’t go beyond the main sightseeing: Colosseum and Vatican. They are of course unique, majestic and amazing sights, but Rome can offer much more, therefore let me introduce you to Massimo's neighborhood Trastevere.
As the seasonal peak of allergies is over, and I am always on the hunt for beauty products for sensitive skin, I would like to introduce you to some Berlin based beauty brands in Berlin this week. So here are my Top 5 Beauty Secrets of BeautyBerlin. I hope you like the recommendations and if you have another hidden gem for me, please let me know.
The possibilities of discovering different cultures in Berlin are endless. As I am scouting for restaurants in Berlin, I am always finding new highlights aka hidden gems, which I love to point out! I was recently day dreaming about cherry blossom, beautiful temples and of course delicious Japanese specialties like sushi and ramen, which made me think about a Top 5 of Japanese restaurants in Berlin. So here are my favorite Japanese restaurants in Berlin that will allow you a quick getaway to Japan without hopping on a plane.
There is a wide variety of weekly organic markets in Berlin. All over the city and almost every day of the week you can find organic groceries, handmade crafts and more. While connecting with locals over a freshly brewed cup of coffee and chat with farmers from around Berlin and Brandenburg.
Here are my Top 5 weekly organic market in Berlin. If you want to get to know Berlin and more hidden gems, you can also pick of one my maps, preferable my BertaBerlin map.
My personal beauty secret from Berlin is of course – you already know what is coming ;) – my BeautyBerlin map! The second edition of the map is finally released and available in my online shop. While scouting for my BeautyBerlin map, I was lucky to meet Karin and Fabian from Urban Cosmetics Berlin, who gave away some of their beauty secrets! So here are my Top 5 beauty secrets from them.
If you want to get to know Berlin and more BeautyBerlin spots, you can also pick of one my maps, preferable my BeautyBerlin map.
As the seasonal peak of allergies has reached and you can never go out in Berlin without meeting awesome people, I would like to introduce you to Kate (celiac) and Kortney (anaphylactic to peanuts and sesame + 15 other food allergies). As they themselves have specific dietary, allergy needs, they told me how difficult it is to live with food allergies in Berlin. They have vetted the following locations based on their needs. Even so, none of these are entirely free from any possible contaminants, so you must make your own judgement based on your personal needs and remember to always disclose your allergies when ordering. We hope you like the recommendations and if you have another hidden gem for us, please let us know.