Europe, France, Germany

Real Talk: Getting “Glutened” While Traveling

It happens to the best of us… the dreaded “glutening,” when you accidentally ingest gluten and then suffer tremendously. I am sharing this story for a lot of reasons. First of all, I want to be honest with my readers and let you know that a seasoned celiac such as myself gets sick sometimes. Also, I wanted to address “victim shaming.” Some details might be a little gross. You’ve been warned.


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Europe, general, Germany

Gluten-Free in Berlin

As a Gluten-Free Globetrotter who likes to daydream often about her next travels, I stumbled up on the website Glutenfrei in Berlin a while back. Written in English, this is a very helpful website for anyone trying to navigate gluten-free restaurant options and products in Berlin.

Glutenfrei in Berlin is “a guy who spirited himself away from the shores of England to settle in the glorious land of Berlin mid 2009. [He] has been avoiding Gluten like the plague for the past 5 years. A dedicated photographer. Lover of all things cafe and coffee related. Lover of all things doggy. Desperate to stuff his face with as much Glutenfrei loveliness as he can find.”

One of my favorite parts about Adam’s website is his map which includes cafes, restaurants, and shops around Berlin that can cater to a gluten-free traveler or local. I have bookmarked this map and plan to use when I travel to Berlin.

Please visit Glutenfrei in Berlin for more information about living and traveling gluten-free in Germany: