Ground dog day, part 1

You know what they say about the best laid plans Spoiler alert: This saga has a happy ending. I am writing this sitting in our apartment in Berlin, both dogs safely snoozing on the floor next to me. When we first knew we were moving to Berlin, we prioritized making a transit plan for our…

Berlin’s ‘rental barracks’

For those of us who have fallen in love with Berlin’s altbau (literally, “old build”) apartments, it may seem hard to believe that these were once considered tenement housing.