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Co-working vs Coffeeshops

Co-working vs Coffeeshops

As a remote worker, you've got a lot of choices. Rather than the same commute to the same office or site every day, the world is yours to explore. At some point, though, you've got to sit down and actually get some work done. While it can be tempting to just cuddle up on the couch all day with your laptop, I've found that working from home like that has some serious drawbacks.

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St Oberholz (Berlin, Germany): Coworking Space Review

St Oberholz (Berlin, Germany): Coworking Space Review

If you spend any time reading up on the tech and startup scene in Berlin, you'll undoubtedly encounter references to the St Oberholz space in Mitte — usually featuring some reference to SoundCloud, which was built here. St Oberholz contains multitudes, and encompasses a coffeeshop, coworking space, conference rooms, and apartments. They now have ...

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Berlin through a haze of smoke

Berlin through a haze of smoke

The greatest single factor currently impeding our having a social life in Berlin? Surely, you would think, it'd be something enormous and immovable, like the language barriers (which are significant) or the constantly grey, wet weather. But nope. It's something much smaller, much more seemingly trivial.

The cigarette.

In the year 2016, we ...

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Dogs of Berlin

Dogs of Berlin

One of the nice things about Germany was that it's generally quite dog-friendly. Dogs are welcome in many spaces where they wouldn't be allowed in the States, like indoor shopping malls and caf├ęs. Perhaps because there are so many opportunities for German pups to practice good behavior in public, the dogs we encountered ...

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