Berlin Spots

Expat Life in Berlin

Getting Married in Germany vs. the USA: Cultural Differences

As I mentioned in my last post, I am recently engaged to a German man, and we decided that we were going to tie the knot here in Berlin next April. We have already booked a fantastic 1920's-era ballroom in... Continue Reading →

I’m Back! Updates and Weekend Trips

Hello, Everyone! I'd like to apologize for my hiatus from the blog for the past few months. Life has been very busy (TOO busy), but exciting nonetheless. Since I last updated, a lot of things have happened: I got engaged,... Continue Reading →

My Love Affair with Hellweg

I am not ashamed to admit that I am sometimes like a little old lady in a 30-something’s body. I like to crochet, I enjoy drinking Schnapps, and I am totally addicted to watching “Grace and Frankie” on Netflix. I... Continue Reading →

Having a Dog in Berlin

I've had my sweet little dachshund, Molly, since she was eight weeks old and I was living in Florida. Anyone who knows me knows how much I adore my "kleine Dackel," and yes, she is sort of like my child (cue... Continue Reading →

My Favorite Historical Spots in Berlin

Berlin is a wonderful city that has a fascinating history. These are the places that I will usually insist that my visitors see in the city if they are only coming for a few days, and I find that I enjoy them... Continue Reading →

Getting Sick in Germany

Hello, everyone! First off, I apologize for neglecting to update my blog for the last month. I started a new job, Molly has had a recurring infection, I've been sick twice, had a birthday, etc.  I will try to be... Continue Reading →


One of my favorite parks in Berlin is the beautiful Viktoriapark in the district of Kreuzberg. Famous for its man-made waterfall, or Wasserfall, the park also boasts a stunning Neoclassical monument at the top of the hill that was designed... Continue Reading →


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