Running away from home: a chat with Nico Homolla

Nico Homolla (26) quit his job to travel around Indonesia and discover what it’s like to be alone. Now, he works as a host at Sturmfreie Bude, and sometimes helps his friends organize techno raves.

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The life of two French part-time beekeepers in Hamburg.

The life of French part-time beekeepers in Hamburg. Thomas Canton and Benjamin Puech. There is a bee on the roof These two friendly French guys work as engineers, but that’s only Monday to Friday: on the weekends they put on heavy protection suits and jump onto rooftops. Why is that? In March 2017 they started…

Social discovery – rethought

Julia Weber & Christian Kranemann From Uhldingen and Werne, Germany 3 years in Hamburg jetztra founders Hey guys! What’s jetztra, and how can we use it? jetztra is a social discovery app that connects people based on shared interests. The goal is to bring people together for activities in the offline world. Just like a…

Loving Hamburg after a long time abroad

Meike Neitz From Bremen 3 years in Hamburg You’re quite the nomad! Where in the world have you been? It really all started when I was only 15 years old and did a 3 month exchange program staying with a family on Vancouver Island, Canada. I had the best time of my life! There is…

Wannabe watchmaker

Gratian Permien From Hamburg Watchmaker Hi Gratian! Tell us, why do you love watches so much? A hard one right at the beginning… I guess it’s because of the metaphysics of time measurement. For me, a fascination for the time and the instruments needed to measure its passing automatically lead to asking the important questions:…

People need more personal encounters

Marc Aberle & Bosse Küllenberg From Metropolis Forever in Hamburg Youpooly What gave you guys the idea to start Youpooly? We enjoy going to events a lot. But what we love even more is hosting our own events, and having a good time with family, friends and friends of friends. These kinds of unique, personally…

Bridging the gap between Hamburg startups and the international workforce

John Barré From Maisons-Laffitte, France 6 years in Hamburg johnbarre.com/about/ Is Hamburg an easy place to start a business if you’re international? Hamburg is a fantastic place to start a business. Germany is ideally located between Western and Eastern Europe, and Hamburg is only a stone’s throw from Denmark or the Netherlands. Apart from its…

“You, me and your wardrobe”

Tanja Seetzen From Bremerhaven, Germany 2 years in Hamburg Personal Style & Business Coach http://www.stylegenius.de Why do people often have so many clothes, but nothing to wear? Some people have a problem being honest to themselves – about what they really wear. They lost the overview of their own closet. Sometimes it’s just because they…

“Don’t believe everything you see, Sophie.”

    Jens Oliver Meiert From Friesland, Germany 1,5 years in Hamburg Philosopher & developer Why shouldn’t Sophie believe everything she sees? Sophie, the protagonist of Jostein Gaarder’s Sophie’s World, should not believe in everything she sees because singular, unreflected perception does not lend itself to understanding and insight. I love the quote because it’s…