The Biggest Contrasts and Contradictions of Life in Berlin

And why they make the city unique and interesting

The Brandenburg Gate at Night | Image used under license from


Berlin is a hard city to wrap your head around.

In some ways it’s radically progressive, in others it’s shockingly old-fashioned. It’s gritty and urban and yet wildly green. It’s light-hearted and fun but filled with reminders of a dark and…



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Katie Critelli

I write about women’s health, culture, and the power of healing and reclaiming your body