Meet me at Grunewald

11/04/2016 - 12:21 - 2 Comments by | united_kingdom flag

Grunewald Blick

Spring is most definitely in the air here in Berlin, and for the last few weekends I’ve found myself in Grunewald enjoying the sunshine and nature. Often friends, and in particular my German friends, say how lucky we are in Berlin, to have so much green space on our doorstep. I guess coming from Scotland, […]


Money makes the world go round

21/03/2016 - 08:44 - 1 Comment by | united_kingdom flag

Picture this: you’ve moved to Berlin, you are a student, and you don’t speak much German. Can you visualize the scene? Great. So, how do you finance your social life in this scenario? Well, luckily for you, foreign languages are a gift that can be utilized for money here in Berlin. Although you will of […]


Why you should find a Tandem Partner

15/03/2016 - 10:21 - 0 Comments by | united_kingdom flag

Kaffee und Kuchen

A tandem partner; someone who wants to learn the language you speak, who speaks the language you want to learn… deudtlich oder? In order to learn, and subsequently improve my German, I signed up to find a Tandem Partner almost as soon as I’d arrived in Berlin. Although I’d initially enrolled in a couple of […]

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