Breaking taboos one organic tampon at a time

Sometimes people change jobs radically. That happened to Heide Peuckert, who at the beginning of 2018 decided to run her own business and switch from her job at a digital agency to try out her luck in another field: feminine hygiene. With MYLILY, Heide produces organic, biodegradable tampons and delivers them right to your doorstep…

The peacock on stage – Rampenfau. No more stage fright. 

You have been asked to present something in front of an audience. Your palms start to sweat, your voice trembles and you walk from one side to the other like a scared chicken. Thomas Coucoulis knows very well what stage fright means and he can help you to overcome it so you can deliver the…

Hamburg International Kids: United Nations with nap time

Imagine the United Nations, but with nap time and crayons. At Hamburg International Kids — a bilingual daycare centre in the heart of Eimsbüttel — toddlers from all over the world come to play, sing and colour with English and German speaking staff.

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.

In between worlds

Antje Tiedemann From Mexico City 2,5 years in Hamburg In what way are you in between worlds? I grew up in Mexico City to two German parents. I grew up not only bilingual but bicultural. I have always shared things with the German culture but also with the Mexican. I feel at home in both…

International School of Hamburg: Teaching by Example #sponsored

Andreas Swoboda, a native Berliner, thinks Hamburg is the second nicest city in German. Germany’s second city has been growing on Mr. Swoboda since he relocated here in 2011 to become headmaster at The International School of Hamburg. Since that time, the school’s notoriety and popularity have continued to grow, with the current student body…