Germany

Expat Living
Maternity Leave In Germany: Know Your Rights

There are plenty of obstacles to navigate when becoming a parent, but starting a family as an expat in a foreign country can sometimes be that bit more overwhelming. What exactly are you entitled to in comparison to back home when it comes to maternity leave, childcare costs   more ...

Expat Living
How To Gain German Citizenship For Your Child: A Guide For Expat Parents

Between the subclauses and strange stipulations, it’s easy to get lost in the rules around German citizenship for children of expat families. The go   more ...

Financial
Kindergeld: A Guide To Child Financial Allowance In Germany

Like much of the Western world, Germany has struggled with low birth rates. It is a problem that the country has dealt with in typical German fashion:   more ...

Cherie, Huerth

Who are you?

Hallo! I am Cherie, an American by birth, who is now living in Germany. Before moving to Germany, I worked as a Registered Nur   more ...

Jenna, Düsseldorf

Who are you?

Hey! My name is Jenna, and I’m a Canadian-born expat living and working in Düsseldorf, Germany. Germany has been my home for   more ...

Expat Living
Romance And Red Tape: A Guide For Expats Getting Married In Germany

Marriage: where romance meets red tape. Whether for love or visas, marriage is a subject that eventually comes up for many long-term expats in Germany   more ...


 
  
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Cherie, Huerth

Who are you?

Hallo! I am Cherie, an American by birth, who is now living in Germany. Before moving to Germany, I worked as a Registered Nurse for 17 years.   more ...

Jenna, Düsseldorf

Who are you?

Hey! My name is Jenna, and I’m a Canadian-born expat living and working in Düsseldorf, Germany. Germany has been my home for   more ...

Nina Roper Yearwood, Köln

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My name is Nina Roper Yearwood. I’m an expat building a home in Germany.   more ...

Cheryl Howard, Berlin

Who are you?

I’m Cheryl Howard, a Canadian from Toronto who’s been living in Berlin, Germany for about five years or so. By day, I work   more ...

Rama

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I am Rama, an Indian and a mom of a little daughter. I completed my master's degree and worked in editing field for few years,   more ...