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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Buying furniture in Paderborn

The shipping times on furniture in Germany can be seen as somewhat as a disaster. Especially when you’re going through a sudden move to Paderborn and are thus faced with the necessity to start from scratch with furnishing a new apartment, the last thing that you’ll want to hear is that it may take months […]

Exchanging a U.S. Driver’s Licenses For a German License

Driving in Germany can be exciting with the cities and beautiful landscapes. However, proper driving licenses are still required but may be simpler to acquire than previously thought. Exchanging a Driver’s License A driver’s license already acquired in one of the nations in the European Union is already accepted as a driver’s license in Germany. There is […]

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 […]

Apartment or bust

The first order of business was clear: find a place to live. In the U.S., I was so used to surfing for apartment listings, setting up viewings and picking an apartment relatively quickly. Even when I moved to New York for college… Moving to Germany with no job offers and even fewer plans was probably the scariest thing I’ve […]

Purchasing Furniture in Berlin

When you make that big move into Berlin as an expatriate, you may not want to deal with the expenses of shipping over furniture, especially on top of all of the costs of relocating. So, once you get in to Berlin, you have the option of buying furniture for your new home. It is fun […]

Buying furniture in Lugano

Living and shopping in Lugano Expats from all over the world find an interest in the beautiful little city of Lugano in the Italian speaking part of Switzerland near the Italian border. With its beautiful historic architecture and idyllic little cafes and restaurants, there will always be something to do for those who enjoy beauty. […]