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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Easter Traditions in Germany

If you are looking for Easter traditions in Germany to help you celebrate over the period of Good Friday to Easter Monday, you will be able to find plenty of things to occupy the little ones and for you to take some family time. Religiously, Easter is the oldest festival of the Christian Church and......

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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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