Around 9.6 percent of the population is browsing for dates – or casual sex – on apps, as well as a host of other online sites. When it comes to the dates she’s had, Trish has used Bumble – the app which allows women to make the first move – but it’s not been such a great experience for her.
We wanted to find out how internationals in Germany are getting on in their quest to build relationships. One match lied about his height, another had a “really high voice” when they met, and the third man put her off using the app for a while.
“I’m hopeful that the relationship will go somewhere,” she says.
'650 matches on Tinder and nothing has worked out' For Gi, a content marketing manager who works at a start-up, serious dating is near impossible in Berlin, although she says “sex is easy to find” if you’re looking for casual hook-ups.
Language tandem success Rebecca, 33, from San Francisco, has been in Berlin for six years.