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Cadernos do Número Onze: A Inquietude de Não Saber Dizer de Onde Sou

Hufelandstraße, Berlin Let me start by apologise in advance since this article will be written in my mother tongue, Português (yes, it’s written with this funny thingy on top of the ‘e’), and by addressing an even more deep and sincere apology to myself for not doing this more often. In the middle of all […]

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The Story of How a Building in Berlin Changed My Life

Last week I had my last day as Director of Engineering at Fyber which also marked the end of a long adventure of 5 years at the number 20 of Johannisstraße in Berlin. As ridiculous as it might sound, this is an article about a building, not any building, the one where I decided which […]

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Annoying Details You Need to Know Before Moving to Berlin

This is Berlin and we all love it right? Right, BUT… there are a few things that over time annoy you to the point of dropping everything you are doing, flip the table and drive to the sunset without looking back! Now that I got it off my chest, let me detail exactly what I […]

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800 Days Of Berlin (A Love Story)

I never wanted anything in my life as badly as to live in Berlin. I can’t explain exactly why but it became quite clear since the first day I laid eyes on the city. During a friends dinner at my place the other evening, everyone started to ask each other how long have they moved […]

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Why Did You Leave Your Country?

That’s a fair question to ask to anyone that’s trying to make a living away from all their friends and relatives, specially if you come from the beautiful sunny Portugal, where life goes slowly by the sea. Let’s face it, things have dramatically changed over the past years. Since the end of the last World […]

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How to deal with Portuguese people both in the workplace as well as in life

If you ever had a Portuguese friend or work colleague you can immediately relate to this article right? Sometimes a little help is needed to deal with us. Well, look no further. This is a comprehensive guide on how to deal with Portuguese people, take the best out of them and avoid bitter sweet moments […]

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