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 questions, “Can you explain the bin system, and how do I manage the recycling?” usually follow.  It quickly becomes clear that there is a strong system in place for dealing with your household rubbish. Germany......

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Interview with Alex Forrest Whiting – Alex and her family relocated to Berlin one year ago

  Alex relocated to Berlin almost exactly a year ago. She moved to Berlin with her husband and their two children between Christmas and New Years! Yikes! (We’ll hear about that in the interview). The family originally from London lived in Copenhagen for three and a half years before making the move to Berlin last......

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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...

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Registering your address in Berlin

Registration Berlin

How to “Anmeldung”: It is a requirement by law to register your address with the authorities within 2 weeks of taking up your residency in Berlin.  It is now possible to make appointments for your registration online or by calling 030 115.  The websites are in German, and the person on the phone is likely......

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