VICE Germany

transport

I Spent a Week Riding Absolutely Everywhere on a Segway

From tourist spots to a meeting at the office, I wanted to understand whether being on a Segway feels as ridiculous as it looks.
Marvin Xin Ku
4.10.19
horror stories

People Told Us Their Hairdresser Horror Stories

"When I took a closer look in the mirror, I noticed that my hair had started to turn green."
Laura Binder
3.27.19
Photography

The Wild Life of the Photographer Who Survived WWII and Tattooed His Whole Body

Albrecht Becker's artistic life began with a failed experiment on his penis.
Tim Geyer
2.21.19
Dating

I Pretended to Be a Young Joseph Stalin on Tinder, and It Went Weirdly Well

Hot people seem to get away with anything on dating apps. But does that rule still apply when those people are dictators?
Paul Schwenn
1.31.19
Sex

My Childhood Was the Real-Life Version of Netflix's 'Sex Education'

"When I was 14, my dad came to my school to give a guest lecture on venereal diseases and safe sex."
Laura Antonia
1.23.19
spying

I Spied on Germany's National Spy Agency

Because someone had to.
Matern Boeselager
1.22.19
porn

Porn Stars Tell Us About Their Last Heartbreak

"She wasn't OK with me making porn, even though she's a porn actress. Obviously, that hurts. I've been watching a lot of films that we used to watch together, like 'P.S. I Love You.'"
Rebecca Baden
Laura Binder
11.2.18
horror stories

How Working in Retail Made Me Hate Humanity

"This woman ripped the changing room curtain open and then just watched as her toddler puked up his lunch. She then took one of the shirts hanging over her arm and cleaned the kid's face off with it."
Juli Katt
10.30.18
Berlin

Twenty Four Hours in Berlin's Red-Light District

Rafaela, a 52-year-old sex worker, showed me around the stuffy cafes and dark corners of Berlin's biggest prostitution area.
Christina Hertel
10.25.18
ten questions

Ten Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Border Official

"I once found a dildo that was as long as my forearm in an old lady's house. At first, I thought it was a baseball bat."
Helen Knack
10.16.18
Homelessness

My Day with a Homeless Mother of Three

In May, Alva and her children were kicked out of their home. Now, they're part of a group of 37,000 homeless people in emergency accommodations in Berlin.
Christina Hertel
9.27.18
mental health

The Way Depression Is Studied Is Keeping Kids from Getting the Help They Need

The World Health Organization estimates that depression is the main cause of illness for teenagers. Yet many healthcare professionals still don't know how to treat it.
Rebecca Baden
9.10.18
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