Lyght Living Blog

Recommended Frankfurt International Schools

If you’re moving to Germany with your children in tow, one of your biggest priorities will be to find the perfect school for them. International schools are becoming increasingly popular, as they cater to the high demand of expatriates’ families.   Here’s a list of our top choices in Frankfurt: ·     European School of Frankfurt—Most popular with European families and those whose parents work for the European Central

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Dual Citizenship- Germany/United States of America

German citizenship, American citizenship or both? There are a few circumstances under which one may obtain both American and German citizenship. These Include: Being born to an American parent and a German parent Being born in the United States and having a German parent Being born in Germany and having an American parent Being German, living legally in the United

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Finding the Perfect Apartment or House

There are several ways in which you can find rental housing in Germany. The first thing to note is that furnished apartments and houses are few and far between. These rentals are favored by German locals and are much more expensive than unfurnished options. A great way to find your housing is through online exchanges like ImmobilienScout24. There are also provision-free (no agency fees) websites which allow

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DSL Internet service providers in Germany

Having found an apartment in Germany there are quite a few things you’ll need in order to feel settled in. You’ve probably already bought furniture or rented them from a furniture rental company. The electricity and gas have been taken care of. But now, instead of having to use your phone’s data plan for internet, you looking at getting internet in your new

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Dealing with Issues with Cell Phone Contracts

Moving to another country is scary and fun and exciting. There are a lot of responsibilities that you have to take care of though, in between exploring your new hometown and getting started in your new job. One of those responsibilities is getting a cell phone. After you move to Germany, you are going to have to decide what kind of

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Buying furniture in Innsbruck

When expats move to Innsbruck, many first consider paying the nearest IKEA a visit. However, there is no need for that. While IKEA sure offers great quality and an experience coupled with a decent price, there are plenty of other options for furniture shoppers in Innsbruck. Some of the best options in Innsbruck are listed below. When you go on

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Buying furniture in Bonn

How soon do you need your furniture? This is one of the questions that you will have to ask yourself before deciding on a furniture store. If you are adamant to furnish your home with the best pieces, ones that you wholeheartedly love and want the furniture that you buy to last you throughout the duration of your stay in

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A Guide to Germany’s Wine District

Germany offers some of the most decadent wines in the world. Taking a trip to the wine districts in Germany is definitely worth a trip. Apart from being able to expand your palate and experience the sensational delight of sweet wines creating a firework of aroma for your taste buds, visiting the wine districts will open up your eyes to an extravagant

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Renting vs Buying

There are many reasons people rent an apartment as opposed to buying one, and also many reasons why people buy apartments after having rented for a while. Renting is perhaps the easier decision to make. You’ll certainly need somewhere to live, and though you may sign a rental agreement for perhaps an entire year, it’s not as big of a commitment as

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Finding Banks that Offer Online Banking in English

Dealing with banks is not always easy, and dealing with anything when there is a language barrier makes whatever it is you are dealing with a whole lot more difficult. So, if you are moving to Germany, you may want to do a little bit of research to find which bank is best suited for you. Which bank to choose?

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Buying furniture in Heidelberg

Are you moving to Heidelberg? Congratulations, it’s such a fun and exciting city that’s full of life. One of the things that you can’t forget is that you’ll need to furnish your home. Granted, with all the beauty that the city has to offer, you’re probably wondering why on earth you’ll need to furnish, after all, you could just live

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Buying furniture in Zürich

Zürich is a wonderful city in Switzerland. With its approximately 370,000 inhabitants, it is the largest city in Switzerland. Every year it gets voted to be one of the cities with the highest living standards in both Europe and the world. Naturally, there are also some brilliant choices when it comes to decorating and furnishing your apartment or house. While

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