life in Berlin

11 REASONS TO LOVE THE GREAT CITY OF BERLIN

reasons to love Berlin

Often people ask me why we love Berlin so much. In a chit chat conversation I usually don’t have the opportunity to explain why we love it here so much and then I feel the need to share some of my reasons… There are so many reasons to love Berlin! Keep reading…

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT + WEEKLY PLANNER & SCHEDULE – FREEBIES

WEEKLY PLANNER

Hey hey hey! I’m here again! Guess my previous come back notice was not that effective… 😉 No prob! I’m here to stay, and like I’ve said several times already, I want to take packmahome seriously. From this point on I can’t promise I’ll publish twice a week, though I’ll publish on a weekly basis for sure. And the reason why I’m slowing down packmahome’s publishing rhythm is… related with the big announcement I have to make. Keep reading…

THE PERFECT SUNDAY STROLL IN BERLIN

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Sunday is one of my favorite days to spend in Berlin, especially in Summer. The city gains a life of itself and there’s so much to do and see, to discover and explore. Berlin is immense and it looks like there’s always something new to try out. So what better way of getting to know this city than through a native’s point of view? Today I’m having a Berliner over packmahome to guide us through a perfect Sunday!  Keep reading…

PROGRESS UPDATE: SLOWLY MAKING A HOME

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It’s been a while since I last shared some photos of our home with you, hasn’t it? It’s not that I don’t want to share, it’s just I didn’t think it was worth to update you because until now all we’ve been doing is buying furniture, changing furniture out of place and hanging some pictures on the walls… We still have a long way until we can call this apartment “our home”. Keep reading…

10 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT BERLIN I DIDN’T KNOW

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I can’t say I know Berlin like the back of my hand, but I’m no stranger to this city either. I already have some favorite spots and things I like to do here, but I also feel I still have so much to discover and do. I know some interesting facts about this wonderful city, those I read on my travel guide when we came here the first time, back in 2010, those I picked up on our first guided tour around the city, and those I’m learning by living here. Keep reading…

LIFE LATELY: LET’S JUST TALK

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Here we go! One of those posts where I want to share my life with you and I can’t determine how I should begin or what I should write…

Let’s do the limbo dance!

To tell you the truth I don’t even know if there’s much to share. I’m in a limbo phase, one of those moments in life where you know that a lot is about to happen but still hasn’t, and you feel you’re doing nothing and just waiting for things to happen. You feel me? Keep reading…

THE “BEFORE WE CAME IN” PHOTOS OF OUR APARTMENT

THE “BEFORE WE CAME IN” PHOTOS OF OUR APARTMENT

Finally I’m publishing the photos of our apartment before we arrived and started to fill it with our stuff! YAY!
Let me just tell you about how we got this apartment and describe it a bit before we jump to the photos. Keep reading…

INSTAGRAM: MY FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM

instagram my favorite - pinterest cover

I’m a very visual person, so it’s only natural that Instagram is my favorite social media platform, network, whatever… social thing… I’m not very into these new terms, but I do know that I like to see pictures from others and I like to share my own.

One of the first things I do in the morning is to check Instagram. It is also the last thing I do before I close my eyes and go to sleep. You can tell I like Instagram 😉 Keep reading…

IKEA SHOPPING HAUL: OUR FIRST TRIP TO IKEA IN BERLIN

ikea sign

A few weeks ago we did our first trip to IKEA here in Berlin! Yay! I love going to IKEA! What else is new? Who doesn’t like to go to IKEA?!? 😉 Too much IKEA? Just one more, IKEA! Keep reading…