Driving In Germany: A Guide For New Expats

One of the most common challenges that people face when moving to a new country is getting used to the new rules of the road. Firstly, you may have to jump through some hoops to exchange your license, which may even include retaking your test, depending on the country from w   more ...

Avoiding Double Taxation In Germany: A Guide For UK Expats

“The hardest thing in the world to understand is income taxes.” – Einstein

There is no shame in feeling discombobulated by taxation sy   more ...

Dating In Deutschland: How To Find Your Perfect Partner In Germany

Dating can be confusing no matter where you are. Now double that confusion; you’re dating in Deutschland!

So confusing is the courtship here that   more ...

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 mor   more ...

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 ...

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 ...

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Cherie, Huerth

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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

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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

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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 ...


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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 ...