A survival guide for overcoming winter depression in Germany. 12 powerful tips to help you get over the winter blues and feel yourself again.
Living in Germany
Detailed expat guides and tips for expats living in Germany. From the essential cycling rules to know, how to pay for Rundfunkbeitrag (German TV Tax), to how to adopt a dog (or cat) in Germany.
Expats share easy and actionable tips on how to save money living in Germany. From how to get a rent reduction, and cut down electricity costs, to how to save money buying food and groceries in Germany.
Expats share what the dog adoption process in Germany is like based on their personal experience. From how the process works and how much it costs to adopt a dog in Germany, to a step-by-step guide on how to adopt a dog in Berlin.
If you've lost something in Berlin, follow this guide to easily find and get your stuff back. Search online for keys, phones, bags, ID cards, wallets and much more.
Moving into a new flat or apartment? Find out which van rental option is the best (and cheapest) for transporting and moving furniture in Germany.
Filing your tax return in Germany doesn't have to be difficult. Whether you're a freelancer, self-employed, an employee or even retired, follow this step-by-step guide to discover how to do your German taxes online for FREE.
A comprehensive guide for expats who need to convert their foreign driver's license in Germany. Find out how you can easily transfer and get a German driver's license with this step-by-step guide.
An expat's guide to Germany TV Tax (or TV license fee) and what to do when you receive this letter from 'Rundfunkbeitrag'. Find out whether you're exempt from paying or how to easily pay online with our English step-by-step translations.
Deciding between bike sharing in Europe VS buying your own bicycle? Find out what the pros and cons are of using monthly bike rentals and read our honest review on what it's like to rent a Swapfiets bike in Berlin, Germany.
Need to get a corona test in Berlin? This guide explains how you can get a COVID rapid test ('Schnelltest') and PCR test done in Berlin. We explain how to make an appointment and included a list of corona testing centers you can visit to get your free, weekly COVID rapid tests done.
The essential bike road rules and traffic signs you should know before cycling in Germany. Find out how to safely (and legally) ride a bike and avoid unnecessary fines.