arriving in berlin

May 21, 2022
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How (Not) To Be a Tourist

Most people's first contact with Berlin is through travel. In this episode we discuss how to experience the city like a local. We also share Couchsurfing stories, explain how to spot a tourist and encourage you to go out and meet strangers.

May 08, 2022
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45:4532.12 MB

Bank Accounts, Phone Plans, Schufa, Gyms and Cheap Meals

Jack is back on the show and joins us for lively (!) discussion on the best German bank account, which phone plan to choose and how to pick a "Fitnessstudio" (gym) in Berlin. We also cover the infamous Schufa, cheap meals in Berlin, burger places, milkshakes, bubble tea, prices for alcoholic drinks,...

April 26, 2022
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45:2531.89 MB

Culture Shock

Jae has arrived in Berlin! While his trip couldn't have gone any smoother, his first week in the city was quite a roller coaster ride: He found his apartment on day one, marvelled at German doors and the local recycling system, discovered Apfelschorle (and the price of tap water), bought a bike, cra...

April 09, 2022
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48:4035.06 MB

Cycling in Berlin (Without Breaking Your Collarbone)

Manuel's friend Jack has been cycling around Berlin every day since 2012 and joins us to explain everything you need to know about the topic: Why Berlin is best discovered by bike, how to buy a bike in the first place, which type of bicycle to get and why electric bikes are a little bit like horses.

March 26, 202244:3434.54 MB

Berlin's Neighborhoods

Kreuzberg, Friedrichshain, Neukölln, Tempelhof, Schöneberg, Mitte, Wedding, Prenzlauer Berg, Pankow, Tiergarten & Charlottenburg — an overview of Berlin's most important districts.

March 12, 2022
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57:2740.15 MB

Finding a Place to Live in Berlin

Finding a place in Berlin will require a great deal of organization, optimism and endurance. We have some tips for you.

February 26, 2022
1
53:0249.25 MB

Berlin Has Just Always Called My Name

Why move to Berlin, which types of visas can get you here, what you should prepare before the move and how to get an appointment for the notorious Anmeldung.