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 […]

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 […]

International Schools Bonn

One of the great things about living in Bonn is the existence of phenomenal education. Many expats dread the change that will overcome their child when uprooting and integrating into the German society. With a large number of expatriate children having no German language experience prior to moving to Germany, school can be a scary […]

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 […]

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 […]

Phone, Internet, and Cellular Service in Germany

After you move to Germany, one of the first things you are going to want to do is get your phone and internet set up. Telephone and internet service should not be too difficult to set up. Phone There are many phone plans and options available to you in Germany; however most of those plans will not have […]

Military Families

Relocation to Ramstein Airbase Ramstein is not only home to military personnel from the United States, but also a number of American civilians working for contractors there. Civilians who work at Ramstein live in the surrounding villages in the area near the airbase. Ramstein is located in Rheinland-Pfalz. Nearby towns include Kaiserslautern or K-town, Ramstein-Miesenbach and Landstuhl. Other cities and […]

Television and Radio Options in Germany

With advances in technology, there are multiple forms of entertainment available to the general public. One that has upgraded, rather than having gone out of style, is television. People are now able to watch television from anywhere, on multiple platforms, and have an extensive amount of channels, options, and programs available. If you bring your […]

Internet and Phone Service in Germany

Just like the rest of the world, there are a number of options for telephone and Internet service in Germany. Phone Service While residing in Germany, most people have land lines in addition to their for cell phones. Cell phones are obtained in one of three ways: pre-paid service, monthly payment plans and a one-time prepayment renewable […]

Swiss International School in Fellbach, Stuttgart

The Swiss International School (SIS) in Fellbach-Stuttgart is a private, bilingual school that caters to English and German speaking students. Located in Fellbach, they offer courses for preschool through secondary school to local and international students. Teachers speak roughly half English and half German to their students throughout the years in attendance. In preschool and primary […]

GEZ Inspectors, TV, and Radio License Check-ups

The GEZ in Germany is one of those things that is dreaded. People stand at their doors refusing to open them in fear that on the next side is someone asking if they have a TV or radio. There are all these stories about the GEZ camping out in front of doors, listening hard to […]

Using Credit Cards and Other Forms of Payment while Staying in Germany

When traveling, and especially when moving to another country, it is best to know in advance how an individual can spend money upon arrival. There are many options for spending money abroad, however, with the abundance of credit card use in the United States, it is important to understand how well an individual can go […]