Waving the flag of Britishness!
Waving the flag of Britishness!




This will be a lifestyle expat travel blog about culture, history, travels around the world, Europe, and being British in Berlin.

It will focus on a British girl from Manchester living in Berlin with her German husband and her half British – half German son, her promotion of British-German life, culture, history, literature, theatre, style, Europe, travels around the world, what she does in normal every day life and where she goes.

Victoria used to live in the Czech Republic and worked as the Regional Project Manager starting up an educational business in both Prague (the Czech Republic) and Bratislava (Slovakia). This might have been the reason she was asked to take up the task of consultant coaching and training and also as a result of the business acumen she obtained as a senior education consultant and head-hunter in the UK, which eventually led to the previous position of school headship and management in Berlin.

As an ex-school head and manager at the Wall Street Institute, she was responsible for opening up two schools in Berlin as well as school-based teaching, setting up, running and organising personal development and motivational workshops and career change seminars through corporate teaching in industrial, business and governmental establishments.

Until October 31st, 2016, Victoria was a corporate inter-cultural life coach, educational English language trainer and teacher, at the Wall Street English / WSI Education GmbH / Member of Pearson Group Corporation, in Germany. During 2016 – 2017, she was the Corporate English Manager / Vice-School Principal of a German language school in Berlin!

As of April 16th, 2018, Victoria became the Referent Interne Trainings or the Internal Training Manager at HCL Technologies Germany GmbH / HCL Technologies, previously known as H&D – An HCL Technologies Company – H&D Business Services GmbH!

Victoria is responsible for:

  • Corporate English Training
  • Training Management
  • Quality Management
  • Designing, planning and carrying out inter-cultural training and workshops

She will also be doing corporate travel from Berlin, Dresden, Gifhorn, and other parts of Germany!

Victoria Ade-Genschow is enormously versatile, and likes to keep herself busy as the founder and Editor-in-Chief of this highly successful website – The British Berliner!

As well as working as a famous international lifestyle & travel blogger / journalist, Victoria is also a British-German socio-political expert who has been featured in various European documentaries and major European publications such as the BBC, Bild am Sonntag, the Humboldt University (Berlin), the Huffington Post, The Independent Newspaper (UK), Bloomberg Business Europe publications, the Local (Germany) newspaper, Berlin-Brandenburg TV station, Berlin Music Video Awards (BMVA) Germany, etc. and is a regular contributor to the European Culture TV and German radio stations, as the local expert on Europe, Brexit, the British monarchy, the Royal Family, and other British issues!

Victoria has a Master of Arts (M.A.) in Education – Leadership and Management (University of Chester – UK) and also hopes to fit in a PhD, somewhere in the future!

Over the years Victoria has travelled far and wide and has been to over 67 countries and 5 continents!

She’s not a multi-millionaire. Neither is her husband!

She didn’t win the lottery.

She didn’t quit her job.

She didn’t change her lifestyle.

She didn’t throw her one and only child into boarding school.

She didn’t re-locate to a warmer (cheaper) climate.

She didn’t sell her stuff!

You don’t have to do anything drastic if you want to afford a life of travel. You don’t have to choose between having it all and having nothing at all, and you definitely don’t have to quit your lifestyle!

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. Subscribe and read her blog, and find out how she did it.

If she can do it. So can you.

Victoria Ade-Genschow – The British Berliner – ©Victoria Ade-Genschow – The British Berliner

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