The so-called Tiny House Movement promotes life in small houses and sees itself as a protest movement against increasing material prosperity.
The pre-Christmas period is just around the corner: whether baking cookies, making stars and window decorations, visiting Christmas markets and spending more time with the family again. What is contemplative for some means stress for others, especially if you have to organize the whole thing yourself.
As beautiful as Berlin is, sometimes you just long to leave the big, crowded city. Also sometimes to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and to recharge your batteries and breathe deeply. How nice that you don't necessarily have to drive far for it.