Cost of living in Berlin has skyrocketed. But you’re legally entitled to pay less rent. It’s called Mietpreisbremse. You hear it every day, “Berlin is getting more and more expensive.” And you know what, that might just be the case. According to property consultancy Knight Frank, rent prices rose overall a mega 20.2% last year … Read more Berlin: Your Rent Is Illegally High. Let’s Fight Back.
Cost of living in Hamburg has skyrocketed. But you’re legally entitled to pay less rent. It’s called the Mietpreisbremse. The price of rent in Hamburg is a subject that comes up constantly. It’s a huge source of worry for those living in the city, with many finding themselves priced out of neighbourhoods that used to … Read more Hamburg: Your Rent Is Illegally High. Let’s Fight Back.
On Friday 31st May, Fifi Fantôme & La Viola Vixen present Cabaret of Curiositease as part of Berlin Burlesque Week 2019. Imagine stumbling upon a night-circus of burlesque dancers, human oddities and freaks from all walks of life. A bizarre world of wonder with an avant-garde twist, featuring circus, neo-burlesque and dark cabaret acts. Cabaret … Read more Cabaret of Curiositease Invites You Into Their Bizarre World
Life as an unintentional B&B host made easier by Bruno. Living in a city as loved as Berlin, can often feel like you’re running a guesthouse. Friends from all around the world are planning a city break and sheepishly enquire: do you have space for us to stay at yours? When we were looking for … Read more Bruno Sofabeds – Comfort for Even the Most Unexpected Guests
Berlin start-up PaulCamper brings campervans into the digital age. Campervans: the most German of inventions. They seamlessly mix the love of finely-tuned automobiles with that of the Great German Outdoors (and by that I mean sitting quietly annoyed on a wind-battered Ostsee beach, looking out into the swirling grey abyss, waiting for your pommes to … Read more PaulCamper is Airbnb for Campervans
Now you can do your German tax declaration online and in English. And it couldn’t be simpler. wundertax is an ex-pat tax tool that’s 100% in English. It’s a super-simple service that allows you to submit your German tax declaration online in just 15 minutes. With wundertax, ex-pat clients receive an average rebate of around … Read more wundertax: an Easy English Tax Tool for Expats in Germany
Ausbilding and hand-craft portal, Handwerk.de, is changing how we see hand-workers. Germany’s a nation of hand-workers. They have proud traditions that’ve been alive for hundreds of years and still live on strong today. Think of the wandering bands of Zimmermänner, journeying from town to town, applying their trades and learning new skills past down through … Read more Handwerk.de is Reinventing Germany’s Oldest Crafts
Berlin singer-songstress Cloudy Verdecia’s ‘Heartless EP’ hit 1000 streams in its first week. Emerging soul-pop musician Cloudy Verdecia‘s new EP ‘Heartless‘ is what we’re cranking out of the BLY stereo this month. Boasting thoughtful and lush instrumentation, Heartless’s songs tell stories of Cloudy’s life over the past few years. Love, loss, betrayal – it’s all … Read more Cloudy Vedecia’s ‘Heartless’ EP is Loss, Regret and Great Soul-Pop
Movember veterans! Get your beards and moustaches trimmed and tuck into free meatballs. You’ve earned it. November meant Moustaches. Beards. Facial hair in all form and hipster function. It was a Movember to remember (or forget after the eighth pint). And now that it’s through, barbers everywhere are sharpening their razors, licking their lips, ready … Read more Free MA’BALLZ for Men’s Health on December 5
Between 19th to 25th November, 29 True Italian restaurants are offering authentic homemade pasta plus a drink for just 10EUR. Those True Italian guys are at it again, bringing Berlin’s best Italian restaurants and bistros together to showcase their best dishes at an unbeatable special price. Their True Italian Pizza Week has been a must … Read more It’s Berlin Homemade Pasta Week