New Digs

After Oktoberfest, I was back to the grind at work. During the next 3 weeks, I would be spending most of my spare time looking for an apartment. I was also trying to get a few other things set up like a German phone number, bank account, gym membership, etc. After spending countless hours searching and 10 apartment viewings, I finally found what I was looking for. I moved into the new apartment in the Mitte area on October 23rd. On move in night, I kept up our tradition and ordered in pizza for dinner.

New Pad

New Pad

Move In Pizza

Move In Pizza

During this busy time, I also managed to check out the Festival of Lights. The festival uses light projections and video art to illuminate Berlin’s most famous landmarks. I also found a movie theatre that shows movies in English so I went to see Bridget Jones Diary on opening night. The rest of my time in October was spent getting things settled in the new digs. I hope to have many people come to visit!

Festival of Lights - Brandenburg Gate

Festival of Lights – Brandenburg Gate

Berlin Cathedral

Berlin Cathedral

 

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About rrettenmier

In September 2010, Dan and I received working visas for the United Kingdom. We sold our condo, quit our jobs and packed our bags to move to London. This blog (though a few months late) is designed to update our friends and family back home about where we are and what we are up to.
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5 Responses to New Digs

  1. Judy Erickson says:

    Yikes — looks pretty posh as Bridgette would say!!

  2. Uncle Dale says:

    Please advise as to what your senior rates might be. I know the hospitality will be excellent. Enjoy the new digs.

  3. Dan says:

    It’s a super pad indeed! Well worth the wait.

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