Locals often say that "Neukölln is not like it used to be." But this Berlin neighbourhood remains one of the most diverse and lively areas in the city, and is not going to let its reputation as "Berlin's hippest place" go to waste.
Berlin is well known for its creative allure and cultural spirit, which attract artists from all over the world. Natalia Smolentceva has felt this call, too. The Russian illustrator tells cafébabel about her own love affair with the German capital, and her art project Berliner Alphabet.
Street harassment is common in many countries around the world, though it’s often taken for granted. Not by Juliana Guarany. The Brazilian journalist and human right activist shares her experience of taking the battle against street harassment global.