This article is available to Members of The Local. Berlin boasts a reputation as the city of singles, with half of its residents living alone. To date, half of her clients have begun seeing someone she initially introduced them to. Canadian expat Laurel Robbins encountered similar challenges in Munich. Recently single after a year-long relationship with a German, she headed to an Irish pub with some friends, noticing that no one there was mingling with strangers - even after a couple beers - as they would in North America. For a breath of fresh air, she turned to one of her favourite hobbies:
Involuntary speed dating - The Italian Shot Maxvorstadt
Speed Dating Munich Germany
Started by gusgus , 11 Apr Posted 11 Apr I've seen it advertised on posters all over the place. Always thought it was a bolloxy idea but that's just my opinion. Can't remember what it's called, maybe someone else can help out.
Germans look for love on the 'Flirt Express' speed dating train
Waiting for them on the platform - red hearts daubed on the windows and red, heart-shaped balloons strewn throughout - Berlin 's famous "panorama train," transformed for the night into the "Flirt-Express," the venue for Germany's unusual speed-dating party on the rails. Upon arrival, women are presented with a single red rose and men with that very German delicacy, a pretzel - maybe not sexy but heart-shaped. Who says romance is dead? It's the second year running that German train operator Deutsche Bahn has staged the free event.
The restaurant is located great! I thought it looked really cool when I entered. It's quite dark and there is a bar in the middle. The tables are very close together so it felt like speed dating Some even started a conversation with us