• Berlin

    The Ups and Downs of life in Berlin

    The Place: Berlin, Germany “There are problems that come with such a size…Berlin, in a sense, feels as though it may topple under its own weight; but while it stands it remains a hotbed of diversity, culture and attractions waiting to be discovered.” Please note that we do not fact-check our interviewees, and that their views do not necessarily represent our own. The Person: Claudia Herper, 33, Receptionist I was born in Berlin, and I grew up here. I took a bachelor’s in biotechnology, and moved to Münster in Western Germany for 4 years to do a masters in molecular biomedicine. I’m half-Polish, half-German; my father comes from West Germany…