Vietnamese Lifestyle in Berlin: Projects & People

Vietnamese Lifestyle in Berlin: Projects & People

Vietnamese people is Berlin’s largest East Asian community, comprising 1.16% of the total population. German or international friends usually immediately associate Vietnamese people with restaurants, nail salons, flower shops or convenience stores since the majority of those people operate in these businesses. However, the younger generations of Vietnamese in Berlin are actually a lively generation blended well into the German culture and the Berlin hippie lifestyle. They are also a very creative and artful cohort and the faces behind lots of successful businesses and entertaining activities in this cosmopolitan city. A look into the most outstanding and interesting projects by the Vietnamese youth in Berlin!

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How to Enjoy Berlin for Free

How to Enjoy Berlin for Free

Most things that are fun in Berlin come at a certain price. At least that’s what you would think! But in the spirit of something for everyone Berlin also has a lot to offer for those that have a bank statement with a lot of red numbers and a wallet that has only receipts instead of bills. We’ve all been there, you don’t need to justify yourself or feel bad about it if you spent your entire allowance at Berghain on the first weekend of the month.

Here at iHeartBerlin we have no judgement about your financial status and we still want to make sure you have the right amount of fun in the city. So we compiled a list of many activities that you can pursue in Berlin that are completely for free. Enjoy!

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Angela Merkel Off the Record – As Imagined by the British

Angela Merkel Off the Record – As Imagined by the British

© BBC, photo: Rory Lindsay

I love the British sense of humor! Most of my favorite comedies are actually from the UK. They just have a way of being so unabashedly politically incorrect and hilariously self-ironic. But in their latest comedy out-put they are less about self-irony, as the joke is on our chancellor Angela Merkel. For the new Tracey Ullman show the titular comedienne portraits Merkel from a side, that we haven’t seen her yet: Off the record, and often breaking out in song. Merkel is known for always having a straight face when exposed to the public eye, but this new set of sketches shows how the Brits imagine her when no one is listening. And it’s quite genius…

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