International and Bilingual Schools in Berlin

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 many options for international and bilingual schools in Berlin.  Most of the schools offer studies in both German and English, providing your child with a chance to become bilingual. Archer Relocation has compiled......

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The Best of Shopping in Berlin

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.   The Senate Department of Economics, Energy and Public Enterprises supports the event by selecting......

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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. Berliner Winter Drink Your Christmas gifts from......

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Untersuchung for Your Child in Berlin

International and Bilingual Schools 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.” The full name of these check-ups is Kindervorsorgeuntersuchung (children’s preventative medical check-up). These check-ups are the German counterparts to......

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Culture Shock & the Expat Adjustment Curve in Berlin

Expat adjustment

Culture Shock The Oxford Dictionary defines culture shock as “the feeling of disorientation experienced by someone when they are suddenly subjected to an unfamiliar culture, way of life, or set of attitudes”. The expat adjustment curve can be described by different phases of adaptation, frustration, anger, resentment, and even depression.  Regardless of the expat’s disposition,......

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The Berlinale, English Cinemas & Theatres in Berlin

Finding movies, theatre or comedy in English in Berlin is not as hard as you might think. This multicultural city is full of international artists, and all mediums cater to those preferring English movies and theater in Berlin.  Read on as we at Archer Relocation share our favorite English cinemas, comedy clubs, theatres and movie......

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