Yamini, Franconia

Who are you? I am Yamini, an expat living in Franconia, Germany with my boyfriend and our cat. I was born in India, however, I have lived most of my adulthood in the UK, Thailand and Germany.During the day, I am a marketing freelancer, and by the night I am an expat blogger, writing about … Read more


Who are you? Hi! I am Sindy. I was born and raised up in Hong Kong. And now, I have my life in Germany.My husband is German. We have a toddler and also two cats. My passion is traveling, playing piano and meeting new people. Where, when and why did you move abroad? In 2010, … Read more

Tamie, Hamburg

Who are you? Hi! My name is Tamie, and I am from San Diego, California. Where, when and why did you move abroad? I decided to stay abroad after traveling to over 15 countries back in 2014.A week before my flight home, I canceled it and continued to travel for a few more months until … Read more

Shaun Behrens, Nürnberg

Who are you? Shaun Behrens, a 40-something South African (now German). I work for a software company in Nürnberg as a content marketer.I am in the process of starting my own podcast, Expat Life Germany, which will focus on the experiences of expats in Germany. Where, when and why did you move abroad? I moved … Read more

Ash Grey, Konigstein

My name is Ash Grey and I am a 34 year old stay-at-home dad from Carmarthenshire, South Wales in the United Kingdom. I moved to Konigstein in Hessen, Germany in late March 2019 with my German girlfriend and our daughter. We moved for several reasons. My girlfriend had been stuck in a very stressful job … Read 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 Nurse for 17 years.Now, I am a Hausfrau, who spends her time writing about our adventures from Michigan to Germany. Where, when and why did you move abroad? I … Read 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 the last 3 years, and while I’ve visited over 50 countries, Germany is one of the only places I’ve been able to call home. My longest expat experience, second to … Read more

Nina Roper Yearwood, Köln

Who are you? My name is Nina Roper Yearwood. I’m an expat building a home in Germany.I’m Filipino and my husband is half-German and half-Panamanian… which makes raising our daughter an interesting journey. Where, when and why did you move abroad? I moved to Germany December of 2016 to be with the love of my … Read 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 as an Agile Coach for a tech startup and by night, I work as travel blogger at cherylhoward.com where I write about travel and expat life in Berlin.I also … Read more


Who are you? 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, later got married and came to Germany 4 years ago.I am an upcoming blogger now, enjoying my love for writing and sharing my life’s experiences through blogging. … Read more

Sarah, Bremen

Who are you? My name is Sarah. I am a British expat living in Bremen, Germany.I work remotely for a UK based organisation. Where, when and why did you move abroad? I moved to Bremen in July 2016 with my partner, Alex. We moved here as he was offered a very good role with an … Read more

Chris Olson, Wuppertal

Who are you? My name is Chris Olson and I’m a self-employed English trainer in Wuppertal, Germany. Where, when and why did you move abroad? I moved to Germany (from Cincinnati, Ohio) in late 2013.There were several reasons that influenced my decision to move abroad. However, the main reason was to experience a different culture … Read more

Marcos Cherem, Frankfurt

Who are you? My name is Marcos Cherem, I’m a Mexican-Spanish citizen born and raised in Mexico. I am a family man with a wife and a kid, and an IT expert who enjoys travel and living in different places. I embrace multiculturalism and I’m raising my child as such, as a citizen of the … Read more

James, Wiesbaden

Who are you? My name is James, from Greater Birmingham, UKWhere, when and why did you move abroad? I moved to Wiesbaden, Germany in 2006 when I was headhunted for a job out here. All of my friends at the time were getting married and I had always wanted to live abroad after I spent … Read more

Aaron And Meghan, Mannheim

Who are you? We’re Aaron and Meghan, two Americans, engineers, scuba divers, and travelers, originally from Michigan in the United States, but currently living in Mannheim, Germany. Where, when and why did you move abroad? We moved to Germany in August 2014 for Aaron’s job. He is working on a new plant that is to … Read more

Danielle Crouch, Karlsruhe

Who are you? I’m an American student and language enthusiast currently studying to be a technical translator. Where, when and why did you move abroad? I moved to Karlsruhe, Germany in 2013 to be with my German boyfriend (now fiancee) and to work as an au pair.My boyfriend and I had already been dating long-distance … Read more

Tania Lestal, Munich

Who are you? My name is Tania and I am an Estonian Australian with a passion for travel, writing and creative pursuits. I studied media and communications at university and went on to work in film and television. Before I left Australia I had a fantastic job organising film festivals. For the past five years … Read more

Jim Geren, Mergentheim

Who are you? My name is Jim Geren. I am originally from the U.S. state of Vermont. Where, when and why did you move abroad? I moved to Bad Mergentheim, Germany in 2013 from Colorado Springs, CO with my then girlfriend (now wife), Eve, and our two dogs, Buster and Wilson. Mergentheim is Eve’s hometown … Read more

Diana, Hamburg

Who are you? I’m Diana, a 26 year old expat in Germany, I studied International Commerce and I have a five year old daughter. Where, when and why did you move abroad? We moved to Hamburg in 2012 thanks to a Scholarship Pablo received to do his Master’s degree. Once that was finished last December … Read more

Oliver, Frankfurt

Where, when and why did you move abroad? I am originally from the UK and first went overseas to asia for study. After travelling, studying and working in a few different East Asian countries, I knew that I would never be able to settle down in a single country. I was lucky in that I … Read more

Meredith, Near Stuttgart in Baden-Württemberg

Who are you? My name is Meredith and I am from Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada. I love to travel, read, bake and blog! Where, when and why did you move abroad? After five and a half years of being in a long distance relationship, I moved to Germany in 2013 to join my German … Read more

Author of ‘Oh God, My Wife Is German’, Hannover

Who are you? I am an American expat from Portland, Oregon, now living in Hannover, Germany. I am a freelance graphic designer and copywriter, and an avid blogger of all things humorous (though I most often take aim at subjects like Germany, expat life, culture shock and my beautiful – and unintentionally hilarious – German … Read more

Jill Mazullo, Berlin

My name is Jill Mazullo, and in August 2013 my family and I came to Berlin from St. Paul, Minnesota, to spend the year here for my husband’s sabbatical. Our three daughters attend three different schools that meet their needs, which was not the original plan, and I work from home for several clients back … Read more

Katie Jorgensen, Dresden

Who are you? My name is Katie Jorgensen. I am a 30 year old, mother of two, wife, and lover of travel. I currently am a stay at home mom. I have a background in English Literature with a two year degree and hope to go back to college in the future. I enjoy the … Read more

Matthew Jorgensen, Dresden

Who am I? Primarily, I am a father, a husband, and a scientist. I grew up during the 90s in a small culturally homogenous town in Utah. My interests are very broad, ranging from art to marketing and theoretical physics. Somehow, science captured my attention and has remained my primary focus. Through college at Utah … Read more

Ginny Krauß, Munich

My name is Ginny Krauß, I am a 28 year old American Expat now living in Germany. I was born and raised in West Virginia, but lived in Florida for three years prior to my move to Germany. In Florida, I was an Account Manager for an Internet Marketing Company. My first year in Germany, … Read more

Laurel Robbins, Stuttgart

I’m Laurel Robbins a mid-thirty something Canadian expat now living in Germany. In Canada I was in a managerial position at a university. In Germany I am a full time German language student, online instructor for two Canadian universities and travel blogger and writer. Regardless of where I am, I love to travel, hike and … Read more