The Problem With Single-Serve Coffee Pods

Recognizing the damaging effects single-serve coffee pods have on the environment, the German city of Hamburg has banned them from state-run buildings. The city’s decision has sparked a wider concern regarding whether coffee pods should exist in the first place, and if their excessive packaging and hard-to-recycle materials are worth the convenience. Visit BBC News to learn how some companies are working to make them …

Word of Mouth: St. Pauli, Hamburg

A red light district turned creative arts corridor offers up 24 hour parties, exploratory cocktails and music galore

With Berlin as an alluring, ever-active capital city, other destinations in Germany are often an after-thought. But that shouldn’t be the case, as each region offers different insight, different experiences and an opportunity to further explore the German culture. Hamburg, the northern port city (only two hours away from Berlin), offers unprecedented culture, food, drink and fun. And most of it happens to last 24 …

Speed Dating Hamburg’s Start-Up Community

Five impressive companies that won our hearts at the Reeperbahn Festival Conference

Trailers line a side street in the St. Pauli district of Hamburg. Sitting inside each are representatives from emerging companies in the city’s start-up scene, ready to present to investors and journalists alike for a quick five minutes. This is speed dating the tech community, dubbed Startups@Reeperbahn 2014 Pitch, and exists as part of the Hamburg Startups collaboration with this year’s Reeperbahn Festival, a music …