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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Family Friendly Activities in Berlin in Autumn

Family Friendly Activities in Berlin in Autumn

If you are searching for family friendly activities in Berlin in autumn, you’ll most likely be looking for something fun, some indoor, some outdoor, inexpensive and entertaining, but most of all, somewhere where you’ll all enjoy yourselves. Here are the top suggestions for family friendly activities Berlin for autumn, so get your raincoats on and let’s...

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Best Berlin Lakes

5 Best Berlin Lakes

Best Berlin Lakes There’s only a short window in Berlin when the temperature gauge hits 30 degrees, but when it does I grab my swimsuit pronto and head to my favourite lakes. Krumme Lanke This is the most idyllic lake in the city, due to its small size and location in the middle of Grunewald......

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5 great places to eat in Berlin

5 Great Places to Eat in Berlin

Café Einstein cafeeinstein.com +49 30 2615096 Kurfürstenstraße 58 10785 Berlin It doesn’t matter if you’re a tourist, a born Berliner or someone who has settled in Berlin for any variety of reasons: Cafe Einstein is an absolute must for anyone who steps foot in this fantastic city.  I find the history of this building particularly......

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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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