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...

How to Find a Berlin Apartment

Berlin is an extremely desirable and liveable city right now.  As a result, gone are the times when it was...

A Complete Guide to Supermarkets in Berlin

There is no shortage of supermarkets in Berlin to satisfy your daily grocery needs. Big and small, foreign and local...

How to Recycle in Germany

Our clients at some point (usually at the hand-over of their apartments) stand at the rubbish bins looking baffled.  The...

Where to learn German in Berlin

Want to Learn German in Berlin? Great news! Now the tricky question: Where will you learn German in Berlin? With...

Expat adjustment

Culture Shock & the Expat Adjustment Curve in Berlin

Culture Shock The Oxford Dictionary defines culture shock as “the feeling of disorientation experienced by someone when they are suddenly...

health insurance in Germany

Health Insurance in Germany

Much like registering to live in Germany, securing health insurance in Germany is mandatory whilst you are living in the country. So, apart from the fact you simply have to have insurance in Germany, it’s also extremely worth it, especially if you end up sick, injured in an accident, become pregnant or even need to see your local general practitioner for a common cold.

Registration Berlin

Registering your address in Berlin

How to “Anmeldung”: It is a requirement by law to register your address with the authorities within 2 weeks of...

How to use a relocation Service

5 ways to use a Relocation Service when searching for a new home

Some of you new to the services of a relocation consultant might be unfamiliar with the process, or you might...