The photo below was taken from my balcony. I just moved into my apartment, paying 270 EUR for a tiled kitchen and bathroom, central heating, two supermarkets and bus stop in front, and a U-Bahn connection 14 mins away from Alexanderplatz, and 8 mins from the Friedrichshain pub area.
Berlin is famous for its ubiquitous fast food, especially Döner kebap places you can find at any corner. But there are also a lot of cheap pizza places – and here is a map with them: Where to get big, round (Ø 26cm) pizzas for 3.50 EUR max.
As a new Berliner, you might come from a country where it’s warm enough in winter, so you don’t need to heat; or where radiators and heaters work differently. Here I introduce you to the German way of heating and ventilating.
You can spend a nice Silvester Day and Night in Berlin without paying too much, or even nothing. See here where to go on December 31 for free.
It’s winter time in Berlin, and besides the annoying cold outside, the other big minus of this season are its short days: The sun starts going down already around 4 pm. But with a little trick, I extended it to 6pm! Here is how.
It’s been now 2 years that I am using a German N26 free online bank account, and since it is by far the most popular from all the free German bank accounts presented in this blog, I thought I will give it a long-term review.