Been there, done that – 2

Chapter 2 – My Rave Renaissance   Right off the bat, the headline is a bit misleading. I do not in fact, nor did I ever, consider myself a raver. The alliteration just sounded too good to not use in a headline. Nevertheless, there still is some truth in the phrase, as my party going […]

Do some late night shopping

It’s a hot summer evening. A friend and I sit outside at Margaretenplatz to have a cold beer. A gentle summer breeze is in the air. We talk for hours, and when our beers are empty, the clock strikes ten. Damn, every supermarket is closed – except for REWE near Doberaner Platz. We could go […]


It’s Sunday afternoon, you want to hang out with your friends, but can’t find any beer in your house. You open the fridge, but there’s no food in it. All shops are closed on Sundays, so all you can do, is to buy the stuff overwhelmingly overpriced at the next gas station. No, wait! There […]

Time to Dance! The Helgas Stadtpalast

Tired of all those trashy clubs which offer all the same? Every night the same music, including the same boring songs, and every night the same people, including drunken aggressive guests. Then it’s maybe time for something new like Helga’s Stadtpalast. Founded in 2011 as a new part of Helga’s Kitchen the Stadtpalast is relatively […]

Kubb, Beer and Barbecue

Have you found yourself asking the following question: ‘why are these people throwing wooden bars around in the harbor?’ Well, if you didn’t know the answer, here it comes: They are playing Kubb and enjoying the sundown at the harbor. Kubb is a game that originated from the Scandinavians. Two teams oppose each other, and […]

The ‘Café Central’

Hello everybody, this week, I visited Café Central , enjoyed a nice coffee there, and asked the Café’s  lovely Sarah Bauerfeld a few questions. After that, I interviewed a twenty-something year-oldcouple about their impressions! The Staff Interview 1. Introduce yourself and your business to our readers! Hey, I’m Sarah, 22, this is a Café that […]