In Germany, pets are treated almost like humans. It is very common to have pets in a household. If you plan to move with your pets to Germany or adopt a new pet here locally, make sure you understand all the legal requirements. Pet laws in Germany are very strict. In this article, you will find a brief overview of what you need to consider when having pets in Germany. Continue reading “Pets In Germany – Moving With Your Pets Or Adopting One Locally”
Are you wondering how to celebrate New Year in Germany? And why is New Year’s Eve called “Silvester”? In this article, you will find out everything you need to know about New Year’s celebration in Germany. This includes a list of traditional food, drinks, and different celebration activities. Continue reading “Celebrating New Year In Germany – What To Do On Silvester”
Did you believe in Santa when you were young? Do you plan to make your kids believe in Santa? I did believe (too much) in Santa when I was a kid. In this article, I will tell you why I will not let my kids believe in Santa. And how you should tell your kids the truth if they already believe in him.
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Wondering when you should give a gift in Germany? In this article, you will learn everything you need to know about gift giving traditions in Germany, including when you should give a gift, what gifts to avoid, and some suggestions for gift ideas on different occasions.
As you probably know, Christmas in Germany is an important festival. Do you know about the German Christmas traditions? What can you expect in a German Christmas market? How does it work with the advent wreath? What kinds of advent calendars are there? Check out this post to get prepared for Christmas in Germany! Continue reading “German Christmas Traditions – Christmas in Germany”
In this article, you will find everything you need to know about unemployment benefits in Germany, including unemployment benefit I (Arbeitslosengeld I) and unemployment benefit II (Arbeitslosengeld II/ Hartz IV). You will learn about their differences, how much money you can get, the duration of the benefits, and how you can apply for the benefits. Continue reading “Unemployment Benefit in Germany – Application Guide for Expats”
Looking for a free credit card in Germany? Check out this comparison of the top 6 free credit cards in Germany, both for travel and for cashback. In this article, you will also find all information about credit card in Germany, including credit card types, different costs, how to choose the best credit card, etc. Continue reading “Free Credit Card in Germany – Top 6 For Travel and Cashback”
Planning to drive in Germany? In this article, you will learn why you need car insurance in Germany, what are the different types, how to choose a suitable one, ways to save money on car insurance, and more. Continue reading “Car Insurance in Germany – 13 Ways to Save Money”
As a US expat, do you understand your tax impact when living abroad? The United States taxes its citizens based on citizenship and not residency. It means that you will have to take care of both German tax and US tax if you live abroad in Germany. In this article, you will find information about your tax obligations in both Germany and the US.
Are you aware of the difference between private vs public health insurance in Germany? Which one is better for you? What are the pros and cons of each of them? How to decide which one you should take? In this post, you will find everything you need to know about private vs public health insurance in Germany. Continue reading “Private vs Public Health Insurance: What is Better for Expats in Germany?”