Posts by Julie Schoen

Sunday Shopping in Berlin

Sunday Shopping in Berlin

The last Berlin Sunday-Shopping Day of the year takes place this Sunday, December 19. So we thought it would be a good time to repost our article on Sunday shopping in Berlin!

Remember, 2G rules (geimpfed / genesen) apply at most stores (grocery stores excluded),  and masks are mandatory.…

German bank account

How to Open a German Bank Account

As you start settling into Berlin life, opening a German bank account will probably be at the top of your to-do-list.  There are many brick-and-mortar and online options to choose from, and each comes with its own set of pros and cons. In Berlin, ATMs (Bankomaten) can be quite scarce in some neighbourhoods, so it is very important to choose a bank that offers free cash withdrawal or one that offers its own branded ATMs on your daily route.

Networking in Berlin

Networking in Berlin

Any time you move to a new city, finding new career and social relationships are vital to a successful integration. Your options for networking in Berlin are abundant, both online and with live events and groups.…

apps for Berlin expats

The Ultimate 10 Apps for Berlin Expats

These days it seems we are all dependent on the apps on our phones to complete virtually every task throughout the day — whether ordering food, determining the best route to get to our next meeting or calling a taxi. …

International and Bilingual Schools in Berlin

If you are a family of non-native German speakers and are considering a move to Berlin, you will be happy to hear that there are quite a few international and bilingual schools in Berlin.  However, finding an open spot for your child can be quite tricky. …

Shopping in Berlin

The Best of Shopping in Berlin

The fashion stage will be set next week in Berlin.  The first Berlin Fashion Week of 2019 will take place January 15th through 18th across the city, where established designers and young artists will take the spotlight to show off their creations.   …

Christmas gifts from Berlin

Christmas Gifts from Berlin

If you are going back to your home country to celebrate the holidays this year, soon you will want to start your list of Christmas gifts to bring from Berlin.  Follow Archer Relocation’s guide to all-things-Berlin, and you will be the popular family member and friend this holiday season.…

What’s on in Berlin – Halloween 2018

Berliners do not need an excuse to dress up in costumes.  However, many have started to embrace Halloween in Berlin over the past few years.  Read on for Archer Relocation’s tips on how to spend your spooky day.…

International and Bilingual Schools in Berlin

Untersuchung for Your Child in Berlin

Families who move to Berlin with small children, or those who have had a baby in Germany, have probably heard about the U1-U9 checkups. The “U” stands for Untersuchung, which translates as “check-up” or “medical exam.”…

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The BMW Berlin Marathon 2018

On September 16, 2018 at 9:15 a.m., over 44,000 runners will line up in Berlin’s Tiergarten to tackle the 42.195 kilometers that will earn them the Berlin Marathon Medal in the marathon’s 45th year.  …

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