4 Vital Ways Archer Relocation Can Help You Move to Germany

Moving to Germany can be difficult, especially if you don’t speak the language or know the system. As with any country, there are processes to follow, numerous forms to complete, and services you will require. But how do you go about it? When you hire our services at Archer Relocation, you’ll discover we are expansive and inclusive. We offer as many services as we can to support you.…

Guide to Berlin Part 2: Kathryn’s Best of Charlottenburg

In this Berlin city guide series, friends of Archer Relocation share what they love most about the part of the city they call home. In our second instalment, Kathryn shares the best of Berlin-Charlottenburg. 

Who: Kathryn Gorman, an author and freelance writer

Berlin Neighbourhood: Charlottenburg

Moved to Berlin: December, 2019


What do you love about Berlin?

8 Communication Tips For Non-German Speakers Living in Germany

Aussie ex-pat Kathryn Gorman, a Communication Expert, Educator and Author, has been living in Berlin for over two years. We asked her for some tips to help you when you move to Germany.



You have arrived… in Germany, and Du sprichst kein Deutsch (You don’t speak German). What do you do? Larger cities tend to have more residents who speak English. In the smaller cities and towns, it can be harder to find English speakers.…

Berlin's Best Off-Beat Christmas Markets

Berlin’s Best Off-Beat Christmas Markets 2021

Christmas in Germany just isn’t complete without a visit to a Christmas market. And despite the persistence of the pandemic, Christmas Markets are open in Berlin this year! Hooray!

To be extra safe during another COVID-19 Christmas, most Berlin Christmas markets are mandating masks and following the 2G rule. This means you must be either vaccinated (show digital certificate with QR code and ID) or have recovered (within 6 months) in order to join in on the Glühwein fun.…

Moving to Berlin with a Family

Moving to Berlin With a Family: A Relocation Agency’s Checklist

If you’re moving to Berlin with a family you’re in for a treat. Berlin offers an excellent quality of life for families with children of all ages.

Moving with kids is always an adventure, and it can be a daunting one at that. But it doesn’t have to be! As relocation specialists, we’ve helped hundreds of families move to Berlin and are happy to share our expertise with you. 

Germany's Covid Rules

Germany’s Covid Rules

Updated June 11, 2021. 

The numbers just keep going down in Germany! The number of Covid-19 infections that is. Take a look at the vaccination rate, and you’ll see it’s going up and up! But to keep up this positive trajectory, it’s still important to follow the Coronavirus rules in Germany, even as they loosen across the Bundesland.

(See incident rates for each of Germany’s states at rki.de

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 in Germany, you’re in for a treat. Every city and town in Germany turns the festivity volume up to 11 each November when the Christmas Markets open. Germany’s capital, Berlin is home to a dazzling array of wonderful Christmas markets that will have you coming back night after night for more Glühwein, roasted almonds, cotton candy, and grilled bratwurst.…

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 a Schülerticket. This new city initiative got us thinking about how great Berlin’s public transportation system is. The Berlin Metro system covers a vast network of underground trains, elevated trains, trams, and buses that shuttles passengers from Tiergarten to Treptower Park, Wedding to Warschauer Straße, and even Prenzlauer Berg to Potsdam on 770-kilometers of track.…

International and Bilingual Schools in Berlin

Untersuchung for Your Child 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.”…

Easter in Germany

Easter in Germany

Easter in Germany is a special time for families.  There are a multitude of Easter traditions from Good Friday to Easter Monday to embrace and ensure fun celebrations.  Read below as Archer Relocation guides you through the traditions surrounding Easter in Germany.  …

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