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.” 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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Relocation Consulting at Berlin Coworking Festival- Boho Space

Friday 21st September 2018 4pm – 6 pm 20 minute free consultation at Boho Space near Nollendorfplatz As a part of the Berlin Coworking Festival we are offering free in house consultations at Boho Space for you after work! Ask Emily, Relocation Consultant and Managing Director of Archer Relocation, your relocation questions. She is offering......

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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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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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