"Lived here while studying at the UC" Top 5 Page for this destination Berkeley by supune
Berkeley Travel Guide: 195 reviews and 395 photos
I lived in Berkeley for about 2 years. I rented a studio apt my freshman year and then moved to a single room closer to campus. But in the end I found it was more convienient commuting to school.
The people here are very nice and open. As any major college town, there were always things to do and see (if only I had paid attention to them more). Even though Berzerkley has earned a name as a radical place, it seemed alot more mellow than I expected.
The best thing I've done here is talk to the bums who all seem to have interesting stories. If I was rich, I'd definitely move back there.
So far, my Berkeley page has got the most response from other viewers. Check out my travelogues for some personal thoughts.
- Pros:Cool people from bums with PhDs to old hippies.
- Cons:cost of living too high and too much of a hassel to drive a car.
- In a nutshell:Hip college town(but not as cool as you'd think it would be)
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