Today Sarah from workingberlinmum is back at YG to tell us about the Zoo BabyCard that makes a trip to the zoo with the kids affordable for new parents. You can read more about Sarah’s adventures in Berlin with two kids here. Thanks for joining us Sarah! Enjoy!
Did you know that Berlin-based mums with little babies can go to the Zoo, the Tierpark or the Berlin Aquarium as often as you like for 13 months for just €20? Seriously! Want to know how? Well I’m going to tell you!
One of the fabulous pluses of living in Berlin is the Zoo BabyCard scheme. I had a card with Milo back when he was little but things have changed in the 4 years since he was born.
Spring is finally here! It may have brought along a lot of rain, but there has been sun, and there have been warm days. Yohoo! Let’s celebrate by thinking about all the time we can soon spend on the beach…
Dirndls and beer
Expat blogger “ifs ands and butts” visits a dirndled, beer-filled celebration in Stuttgart. More pictures and words here.
“Want the German beerfest experience without the hellacious task of finding a seat at Oktoberfest? Well, you’re in luck. There is actually another magical land where you people gather in traditional German tracht by the thousands, drink beer out of a Maß, and sing and dance to German party bands; it’s called the Wasen.”
The Euro blues
Newsflash, not everyone is in love with the euro:
Never been to Hannover? Here are a few diverse impressions from the city…
Nietzschean, Heideggerian, fascist, anarchist, libertarian, brilliant genius, blabbering nutjob – these and many other labels have probably been used to describe Peter Sloterdijk, who is one of Germany’s most widely known contemporary philosophers. He has achieved a rock-star status in the echelons of contemporary German thinkers, perhaps because none is more apt than Sloterdijk at fulfilling the true purpose of a public intellectual: inculcating his audience with an insatiable desire to think. His fans adore him; his critics are maddened by him. Few, if any, experience indifference when they encounter the provocateur Sloterdijk.
With Karnival behind us for another year, Mainz has settled back into its normal routine of quiet beauty.