Who and What is Nikolaus?

Who and What is Nikolaus?

Each year on the evening of December 5, children across Germany get out the brushes and the polish and give...

Best Berlin Christmas Markets

Best Berlin Christmas Markets

Christmas in Germany is simply magical! Why? Because of the Christmas Markets of course! If this is your first winter...

Furnishing Your Berlin Apartment

Furnishing Your Berlin Apartment

You did it! You found a flat in Berlin, signed the lease, and got your Anmeldebescheinigung. Now there’s just one...

5 Fall Day Trips from Berlin

5 Fall Day Trips from Berlin

The leaves are changing. The chestnuts are falling. It’s time to plan a day trip from Berlin! This city may...

30 Jahre Mauerfall

Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Thirty years ago, on November 9, 1989, the border opened between East and West Berlin and the world changed forever....

How to Ride the Berlin Metro

How to Ride the Berlin Metro

The big news in Berlin is that school kids can now ride the metro for free! All they need is...

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...

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....

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...

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...