Berlin, Germany
Florian, 39
Stock Trader
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a bit about Florian

What are you working on these days?

Creating a family ;) becoming a CFE, Trading.

What drives you mad these days?

Obama's red lines, Putin's “politics” and a little bit of Donald Trump.

What makes you happy?

My wife, Berlin in the summer, good friends and a drink together.

When was the last time you cried?

About six months ago when I got married and thought about the people who were not around anymore...

What’s your latest musical obsession?

House music, Remix of Nicolai Kubera.

When it’s time for a new wardrobe, where do you go?

Zara, TK Maxx, sometimes boutiques as well.

What’s your go-to café in Berlin?

Giro de Espresso, Cafe con amore in Gierkezeile, Milchbubis in Haubachstrasse.

What’s your favorite street or neighborhood to wander through?

Fasanenstrasse in Charlottenburg, Akazienstrasse, Schöneberg or Leopoldplatz in Wedding.

What’s the thing you LOVE to do in Berlin but never actually do?

Hanging out in the parks or near the water.

Who’s your hero (dead or alive) and where would you take them to show them a good time?

Helmuth Schmidt, I would take him to Cafe Con Amore because he liked cake a lot. We could have a proper talk about Russia, the refugee situation and the SPD, maybe play some chess.

If it’s been raining outside for days and you’re sick of staying in – where would you go?

To the gym at Kranzler Eck. They have a rooftop glass sauna, I would go outside after the sauna and enjoy the rain on my skin.

What’s that place in Berlin you feel like only you know about?

Wont tell you, sorry 😉

If tomorrow was your last day in Berlin before you left for good, how and where would you spend it?

Breakfast at Weyers, gym at Kranzler Eck, Lunch at Pamfilia in wedding, spend some time there, Dinner at Filetstück in Uhlandstrasse, Party at Havana first, then Muschi Obermaier for getting drunk and finish at the Kitkat Club.

Given the choice, mayor of which neighborhood would you be?

Wedding, the area I grew up.

What’s the spot in Berlin you wouldn’t be caught dead in?

Reinickendorf.

You’ve just received the best news ever. Where would you go to celebrate and with whom?

Grill Royal with my wife.

What’s the thing you love doing that isn’t work, relationship or family related?

Going to the gym at Kranzler Eck, have a proper full body work out and spend another hour in the Sauna.

When you feel like a night out, what’s your go-to place and why?

This changes a lot. The ones I always come back to is Havana for Salsa, The Pearl or Muschi Oberamier for a night out with my mates, Am to Pm for drinking and last but not least Kitkat Club for good looking people in great dresses.