How We Help You Move To Germany: Meet Ronja Heidenberger

We interviewed our Account Manager Ronja Heidenberger for you, so you can get to know the person behind the name helping you move to Germany.

Where do you live in Germany?

I live in the southern part of Munich.

How long have you lived in Germany?

I’ve lived in Germany my whole life! I was born in Starnberg. It’s a town in Upper Bavaria, 25 kilometres southwest of Munich. Starnberg is at the northern end of Lake Starnberg which is a popular place for excursions and recreation.…

Berlin Guide: Pankow

Guide to Berlin Part 3: Best of Pankow

We are continuing our Archer Relocation series on areas of Berlin and the amazing female entrepreneurs who live and work here. Aussie expat, former Opera singer and managing director of Red Tape Translation, Kathleen Parker, gave us the lowdown on her neighbourhood: Pankow. 


Kathleen Parker

Berlin Neighbourhood


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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.…

4 Ways To Reframe Moving To Berlin With Your Family

You’re satisfied with your life, your relationship is great, your kids are happy, and your partner drops a bombshell–they’ve had a magical job offer…in Berlin! You want to support them, of course you do. But your mind is spinning with questions, many, many questions. Possibly you are thinking about all the things you are giving up… but what about all the exciting things you are moving towards?…

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.…

5 Summer Adventures For When You Live in Berlin


When schools out and the temperatures soar, how can you stay cool and entertained? Here’s five fun suggestions for you to enjoy your new home in Germany. We have highlighted some Berlin summer activities for you.



The German word for lake is ‘See’. Many of these lakes are FKK–FreiKorperKultur (translation Free Body Culture aka Nude Bathing).…

Berlin Relocation Agency

9 Reasons to Book Archer Relocation for a Move to Berlin

Thinking about working with a relocation agency for your move to Berlin? Consider Archer Relocation.
Here are nine reasons why.


We will deal with the local authorities

When moving to Berlin there’s quite a bit of bureaucracy to navigate. As an established Berlin relocation agency, we are experts at this and are happy to take care of every step of the immigration, visa, and settling in process for you.

Furnishing Your Berlin Apartment

Furnishing Your Berlin Apartment

You did it! You found a flat in Berlin, signed the lease, and got your Anmeldebescheinigung. Now there’s just one thing to do — fill it with beautiful things. Here’s our guide to furnishing your Berlin apartment. 

First thing’s first, get that four letter word out of your head. You know the one. Starts with an “I” and ends in an “A.” Berlin is home to three of the big Swedish mega-stores — one in Tempelhof, one in Lichtenberg, and one in Spandau.…

German bank account

How to Open a German Bank Account

As you start settling into Berlin life, opening a German bank account will probably be at the top of your to-do-list.  There are many brick-and-mortar and online options to choose from, and each comes with its own set of pros and cons. In Berlin, ATMs (Bankomaten) can be quite scarce in some neighbourhoods, so it is very important to choose a bank that offers free cash withdrawal or one that offers its own branded ATMs on your daily route.

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