Berlin

👥 Population: 3.6 million

🕑 Time Zone: Central European Time (CET): UTC +1

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🌞 Weather
🗣 Hear from a local
🏠 Where to live
🍏 Groceries
🚈 Getting around
📼 Travel remotely

Berlin is Germany's largest and capital city. Having overcome hardships after WW2, it is a vibrant, international, and fircly independent city. It is home to many startups making it one of the largest ecosystems in Europe.

Weather

The weather in Berlin is classed as oceanic. It has 4 distinct seasons featuring warm summers, cold winters, and crisp autumn and spring. Summers are 18°C on average and winters are 0°C.

Where to live

Mitte: Good for first timers and tourists.

Prenzlauerberg: Relaxed, cool, local and good for families. Lots of cafes and restaurants.

Kreuzberg/Friedrichshain: Lively, vibrant nightlife, and plenty of cool bars and nightclubs. Hip, artsy and good for all pockets.

Useful resources

Immo Scout 24

eBay Kleinanzeigen

Craigslist

Wohnungs Boerse

WG-Gesucht

Sublet

Homelike

Wunderflats

Hostelworld

Airbnb

Booking.com

Groceries

Markets

Neukölln Farmers' Market on Maybachufer

Markt am Winterfeldtplatz

Kollwitzplatz

Supermarkets

Rewe

LIDL

ALDI

EDEKA

Convenience stores

Local stores called “Späti” or "Spätkauf".

Getting around

From airport

Airport Transport Berlin

Method: Bus, rail, Uber, Blacklane

Within

BVG

Methods: S-Bahn (rail), U-Bahn (underground), Bus

Uber available

✅  yes as well as Blacklane and local taxis

Uber price estimate

Travel remotely