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30/04/2013 Expat in Germany: Leighton Jones on life in Frankfurt

Expat General Questionnaire Find German difficult to learn, too? British expat Leighton Jones tells us about calorific food and bad weather from his experience of living in...

10/02/2012 Expat Artist: Janice Harrington, jazz, blues and gospel singer

Janice Harrington, living in Scharnebeck, brings jazz, blues and gospel to villages across Germany.

17/01/2012 Legendary stories behind Chinese New Year

Legendary stories behind Chinese New Year The Year of the Dragon begins on 23 January 2012. Chinese expat Xian brings you three insider stories about the biggest celebration of the year.

25/07/2011 Expat Voices: Aliye Kurt - Suedhoff on living in Bonn

Turkish-Canadian expat Aliye Kurt likes living in Germany much more than she had imagined but notices "stereotypes that limit the education and...

11/07/2011 Expat Voices: Jean Jourdan on living in Leer, Germany

South African expat Jean Jourdan appreciates feeling safe in Germany, but finds the attitude of "know it all" hard to handle and would like to...

03/05/2011 Editor's guide to Expat Voices in Germany

Read this brief guide to learn more about our Expat Voices section and share your thoughts (or tale) on life in Germany.

15/03/2011 Expat Dancer Liesl Bourke: Let's tango in Berlin

Australian expat Liesl Bourke is a performer, teacher and choreographer of Tango Argentino, and what better place to be than the second biggest...

 
 
 
 
 
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The ABCs of the German school system

The ABCs of the German school system

What you need to know about German schools and daycare.

German immigration and residency regulations

German immigration and residency regulations

Want to move to Germany but haven’t figured out the details? Check out Expatica’s overview of the German permit system.

Driving in Berlin: Rules, habits and fines

Driving in Berlin: Rules, habits and fines

In part one of our two part series, we cover the driving culture in Berlin, where to park and buy gas and, most importantly, the laws.

Looking for work in Germany: The in depth version

Looking for work in Germany: The in depth version

Our comprehensive guide includes information on how to find work, recruitment agencies, employment contracts and labour law.