Discover how to save time and money, by managing your finances and overseas transactions with ease.
'You get woken by a phone call and forget which language to use' – some problems can only be understood by those who speak more than one language.
The key is to remember that things are different between Europe and America, but it does not mean that they are better or worse on any one continent.
Learn how to feel at home in a foreign country, whether you're there for a weekend, a year, or a lifetime.
From encouraging playground visits to hiring a German nanny, Kari Martindale gives you a few pointers for learning German.
Emily McLaren recounts the life skills she gained thanks to her backpacking experience abroad.
Despite loving life as an expat, Kari Martindale explains that expat life is not always as glamorous as it appears. Here's some realities on expat life.
Madalena considers how some words simply can't be translated without failing to capture their true essence and meaning.
If you're living in Germany, this comic guide will help you get to grips with living like a German.
Australian writer Liv Hambrett compiles a list of her favourite things about Germany and its people.
Hop on board and buckle up for the expat relationship roller coaster. It’s a ride you’ll never want to get off.
Sending flowers may be a typical gesture in most countries, but what do our flower-gifting habits tell us about international relations?
When it comes to the German language, the translation of certain German words is a very literal business.
After inadvertently making language-learning a chore, Meg McFarlane finds new ways to make learning languages fun and interesting.
There's no better time to celebrate than at Christmas. The Expatica team shares their personal favourite Christmas traditions, and reflects on 2014.
Maria Foley explains why family rituals are so important for giving expats some much-needed familiarity and a sense of belonging.