Unfortunately my time in Berlin is already over and I'm really, really home sick now that I'm back in London. No German food anymore, no 'Berliner Schnauze' (yes, the people in Berlin are proud to be a little bit unfriendly and weird enough I miss it!), no family, no friends. Which makes me think of moving back to Germany again. It's not that I don't love the UK, but since more than a year I didn't feel home. And it is really hard if you have no place in the world you call 'home'.
The more often you come back you notice all the advantages that you didn't see before. I'm originally from Freiburg, but lived most of my life either near Munich or in Nürnberg. A few years ago I moved to Berlin, met my boyfriend and moved back no Nürnberg. And that was the time I started complaining about the small cities. I'm just not the person to live in the country side or small cities. Some people might find it relaxing. I find it stressful, as I need to plan what I want to do. On the weekend. In the evening. When I want to go to the supermarket - that might be a day trip. It is just not for me I guess. And until I started missing my little city, I thought it was the worst place on earth. But there are so many advantages that you don't even think about until you miss them!
You can go by car wherever you want, whenever you want, without big parking fines or parking costs (ewww, I paid 38£ for about two hours in the city of London!). And believe me I love going by car. And going as fast as I want - even though I have a really nice car here, I don't like driving in the UK. I just don't see the point in driving slow!
When I used to live in Germany, it seemed that a lot of people had the opinion that girls that look after themselves and dress nicely must be stupid. Nobody would spend time for a proper manicure, waxing or thinking about an outfit if you can read something about politics or tell the world how clever you are. Oh well, some girls know a lot about economics AND have perfect manicured nails!
When I decided to write my diploma thesis about store concepts for green fashion (I studied economics), a lot of my uni colleagues were laughing. Today, even in Germany it seems to be the most normal thing in the world! You can even have proper conversations about fashion. And I love it! The power of fashion and aesthetics has arrived in good old, practical Germany!
Let’s see if this is just a phase or if I will really move back at some point.
Ripped Jeans PEPE JEANS (Similar HERE)
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Shoes JIMMY CHOO