Berlin, Germany
Hana, 28
Founder of Travelogue
see her Berlin city guide

What do you do and why do you do it?

I'm an entrepreneur, building a company called Travelogue. I'm passionate about travel, weekend getaways, solo trips, hiking, discovering food with locals. So, I've built a community of female travelers here in Berlin, we're organizing workshops and retreats around Travel.

Were you born and raised in Berlin? If not, where did you grow up and what brought you to Berlin?

Hey, I'm French I was born in Paris, Bonjour! I love wine & cheese obviously :) but I came to build my company in Berlin because there is incredible energy and a cosmopolite atmosphere here. But I try to bring French culture to Berlin during events or dinner with friends :)

What’s your current hood in Berlin and what’s the best/worst thing about it?

Berlin Prenzlauer Berg - Best thing: so many cosy coffee places, restaurants, lots of parks - No worst thing, I love this hood!

What kind of music do you listen to and what kind of music do you absolutely HATE?

I love minimal, techno, soul, Rnb, hip hop, reggae, classical music, blues and I hate Hard core/punk music, sorry guys!

You’re broken hearted - what tracks does your heartbreak playlist consist of?

Whitney Houston because it's the first name that pops into my head :)

Name the best TV shows of all time, and what makes them so good?

How I Met Your Mother - because it's all about friendship, laughing and enjoying life.

Name some spots in Berlin that are good for a Tinder date.

Prenzlauer Berg :) and parks definitely like Treptower park.

Who’s your hero and where in Berlin would you take them out for a serious hang?

Frida Kahlo is my hero, such a strong woman, I will take her to the café Frida Kahlo in Prenzlauer Berg to have her opinion on the place and on life.

Where do you buy those fabulous clothes of yours?

Resales, Nowkoelln Flowmarkt /flea markets, & Others stories, Monki.

What’s the thing you LOVE to do in your city that you never get to do?

Strolling around the canals (in Kreuzberg) to take pictures of people enjoying life.

Where do you go in Berlin for a casual night out?

A wine bar because come on! I'm French at Cordobar or Roter rabe bar because the staff is so kind.

Where would you go in Berlin to celebrate some freaking good news?

For me celebrating it's all about food, wine & friends. Maybe friends, wine and food in that sequence. SO that would mean a lot of friends and wine at Il Casolare (Italian food is the best).

What’s your choice of transportation in Berlin and why?

Tram and bike because you get to see everything and everybody.

What are the Berlin spots a first-time visitor can’t miss?

Markthalle Neuen, it's pretty unusual :) and Birgit & Bier because this place for me is Berlin (a cosmopolitan mix between Berliners, party people and tourists).

What are the Berlin spots tourists should run from screaming?

Alexanderplatz!!!!! ruuuuuuuuunnnn fasterrr, there is no point to see the TV tower. Really!

Tomorrow’s your last day in Berlin. How do you spend it?

On the top of Berlin in Klunkerkranich (amazing rooftop).

What’s your favorite vacation city in the world and why?

Near the Mediterranean Sea because my origin comes from there, because of the sun, because of the beach, because this is life. So, I will say Annaba ( in Algeria), Spain, Sibenik in Croatia.

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