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Victoria Ade-Genschow (The British Berliner)
Works at The British Berliner - Lifestyle / Travel / Fun Entreprenuer
Attended University of Chester
Lives in Berlin, Germany
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Vice School Principal / Social Media Manager / Lifestyle Travel Blogger
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Writing, Speaking, Blogging & Teaching!
Employment
  • The British Berliner - Lifestyle / Travel / Fun Entreprenuer
    Social Media Lifestyle & Travel Blogger, 2013 - present
    The British Berliner is a lifestyle, travel, and expat blog. My blog is about my love of culture, history, travels around the world, Europe, and being British in Berlin!
  • Logo Sprachenschule
    the Vice-School Principal / Social Media Manager, 2016 - present
    I'm the Vice-School Principal / Social Media Manager at the Logo Sprachenschule in Berlin. My responsibilities include school management, education management, increasing brand development and creating new clientele. I will also be responsible for generating new business and taking the lead in English-speaking business in Germany, as well as the company’s Social Media Management! Logo Sprachenschule focuses on the business of education and international languages.
  • Wall Street Institute / The British Berliner - Corporate Trainer / Lifestyle Travel Blogger!
    Senior Corporate Teacher-Trainer and Inter-Cultural Coach / Trainer, 2006 - 2016
    Since I came back from India, I undertook a career move into English language consultant coaching and training in corporate teaching. I also continued running and organising personal development and motivational workshops, career change seminars and inter-cultural classes.A majority of the clients I have worked with are located in-school and in-house of blue chip German and International industrial, commercial and engineering businesses as well as start-up / dot coms and German federal and local governmental establishments.
  • Wall Street Institute
    Head Teacher / School Manager, 2000 - 2005
    I was a founding member of (as-of-then), a new school company with a new educational concept, based in East Germany. I was chiefly responsible for opening up two schools in Berlin as well as school-based teaching, setting up, recruiting, running and organising personal development and motivational workshops and career change seminars through corporate teaching in industrial, business and governmental establishments.
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Berlin, Germany
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The British Berliner is a lifestyle expat travel blog about culture, history, travels around the world, Europe, and being British in Berlin. Victoria Ade-Genschow: The British Berliner.
Introduction
The British Berliner is a blog about a British girl from Manchester living in Berlin with her German husband and her half British – half German son.

Her blog puts a focus on Berlin, Britain and Europe, her love of culture, history, literature, theatre, style, the English Language and travels around the world. She’s living a life of both style and travel.

If she can do it. So can you.

Bragging rights
I climbed a live volcano in 2014 and lived to tell the tale!
Education
  • University of Chester
    MA Education - Leadership & Management, 2013 - 2016
    Can be described as an MBA for teachers or you can check the relevant management details below: Critical Thinking for Leadership, Leadership and Management, Theory and Practice, Change Management, Mentoring and Coaching for Leaders.
  • BSc (Hons) Political Science, 1990 - 1994
  • Durham University
    MA (Education), 2003 - 2005
    Emphasising academics and teaching. Details are below:Management, Leadership and ChangeIntercultural and International EducationIntercultural CommunicationResearch Methods in EducationMasters Dissertation

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So a fortnight (two weeks) ago, I told you about how many countries that I travelled to in 2016. And if you’re just joining us, it was 10! I also told you how I did it, and the plans that I have for 2017.  In 2016, I’ll be travelling to twelve (12)…
So a fortnight (two weeks) ago, I told you about how many countries that I travelled to in 2016. And if you’re just joining us, it was 10! I also told you how I did it, and the plans that I h…
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For me, the new year marks almost six years of mostly constant travel. It was around this time in 2011 that I had just graduated from college and was preparing for my big move to Korea. Since then, my travel style has evolved multiple times and in many ways. From expat life to budget backpacking, travel …
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The guide to some of the more surprising things you can expect to find in your new life when moving to the land of sangria, siestas and tapas.
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Picture an elephant with a fly buzzing around it. Holland is the fly.
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Ignorance: it's a good way to see what's actually in front of you. Here's why you should love your travel guide book but use it selectively.
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Have you ever been to Oxford or Cambridge, England? Like many who’ve visited, I was struck by the idyllic life in these beautiful university towns...
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It is no secret that Dubai has become one of the most popular cities for tourists over the last few years. The city boasted a total of 12 million visitors in 2016 alone and here is why.
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It’s 2017 and it’s January. At the beginning of every new year, it’s the norm to think about what you did last year and what you’re going to do this year. Last year, I travelled to 10 counties. 10 countries! However did I do that? I’m not a…
It’s 2017 and it’s January. At the beginning of every new year, it’s the norm to think about what you did last year and what you’re going to do this year. Last year, I trave…
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Of course, many of these stereotypes contain more than a grain of truth as well. My task, as an American Studies teacher, is to illuminate the gray areas.
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The Things I Forgot I Missed about America
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Exploring Johnston Canyon in winter - Young Adventuress
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Johnston Canyon winter - in Banff, Alberta in Canada in winter you can explore the magical winter wonderland of the frozen falls in Johnston

Yes, Ljubljana Really Is Lovely
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A picture perfect powder day in the Swiss Alps - Young Adventuress
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Eating Temaki Sushi, Shabu Shabu Hot Pot and playing the traditional Japanese game of Kendama in a Japanese home.

19 cool things to do in Tampere on a budget -
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Happy Monday. Today on the blog we are travelling back and forth in time. The city I am revisiting is Tampere. As part of...

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Discovering Climbing Country in Rifle, Colorado
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Last month I headed to Rifle, Colorado, one of the best climbing destinations in the United States, with a group of girls I barely knew.

Dream Trip to Transylvania - Fairy-tale Castles and Magic Mountains
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Dracula fans, you'll be sure to love this dream trip to Transylvania. Exploring its haunting castles, forbidding mountains and even staying

Milford Sound versus Doubtful Sound - how to choose? - Young Adventuress
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Braving the Bitter Cold: Scuba Diving in Iceland
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t far and away, scuba-diving in Iceland was the most badass thing I've done all year, and possibly in all my travels.

40 pictures that will make you want to visit Aarhus -
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‘You don’t know boring till you’ve visited Denmark. Copenhagen is pretty but there’s not much else to see.’ A friend from university told me

The Nightmare - Best Dad I Can Be
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A married woman's nightmare: her husband trying to be quiet in the middle of the night. We were away for the night: it didn't go according t

So, I really love Madrid - Young Adventuress
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The Drinks Machine - Best Dad I Can Be
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Ben's turned 18 - and now he drinks my wine and decides which beer we're going to have. But it's my own fault: I should have learned by now.

Empty Nest Alert - Best Dad I Can Be
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"This time next year we'll come home to our empty nest..." Ben's sending off his university application. And I'm a tangled mix of emotions..

My tips for traveling in extreme climates and not destroying your stuff ...
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weather travel gear - check out my tips for traveling in all sorts of weather and climates and not destroying your gear or stuff. weather tr

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I’ve been meaning to write this post since my last trip to the Balkans (Macedonia and Kosovo) that I still haven’t talked about in here. Bac