Two months. That’s how long I walked the graffitied streets of Berlin, dodged accidentally walking into the bike lanes, and hopped over the occasional shards of broken beer bottles. I also basked in the smell of fresh falafel around every corner, which is something I miss dearly now back in the U.S. Oh how life changes quickly!
To be honest, it’s not that long of a time to be in one place. I felt like I needed more to explore what Berlin truly has to offer because there was always something to do. I was just getting comfortable in July and by the beginning of August it was time to say goodbye. Time is precious and grad school is calling (year two lets goooo), but as I’ve been thinking about my time there, I wanted to share the list of things you should know about traveling in Berlin.