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Ich bin ein Berliner

"Ich bin ein Berliner" is a weekly newsletter about Berlin, and the people who live here. We explore the city's history, culture, and politics, and we talk to the people who make Berlin what it is.

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What an amazing newsletter! I live in Berlin for 5 years now and I still discover new places thanks to you! Keep up the good work!

Jannis Fedoruk-Betschki

A great newsletter that helps me discover new places in Berlin. I love the personal touch and the fact that it's not just a list of places but also a story about the city.

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Who's behind this newsletter?

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Welcome to "Ich bin ein Berliner"! I'm Franziska, a journalist and writer who has called Berlin home for the past decade. This vibrant and dynamic city has captured my heart, and I am thrilled to embark on this journey with you through my newsletter.

"Ich bin ein Berliner" is a platform where I aim to share my deep-rooted passion for Berlin, unveiling its hidden gems, untold stories, and unique experiences. As a local, I have had the privilege of immersing myself in the city's rich culture, history, and ever-evolving trends.

Through this newsletter, I will take you on a captivating exploration of Berlin, offering insights and perspectives that go beyond the typical tourist attractions. From cozy neighborhood cafes to underground music venues, from historical landmarks to contemporary art spaces, I want to showcase the true essence of this remarkable city.

Join me as we peel back the layers of Berlin's multifaceted identity, delving into its diverse neighborhoods, fascinating subcultures, and the inspiring individuals who call this place home. Expect captivating stories, practical tips, event recommendations, and much more.

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Every week, I send out a newsletter with the latest stories about Berlin, and the people who live here. I also share my favorite places to eat, drink, and explore in the city.