Buying your own property can be one of the best investments in your life. Getting a mortgage can be scary, as this can also be the largest debt in your life. It is even more overwhelming in Germany due to language barriers and the unfamiliarity with the local process. In this article, you will learn all information about getting a mortgage in Germany. This includes a comparison of some common types of mortgages in Germany; tips when getting a mortgage; the mortgage process when building your new property from scratch, and more. Continue reading “Mortgage in Germany – Pros & Cons of Each Type (Plus 6 Best Tips!)”
Need to transfer money internationally but don’t know what the best way is? I totally feel you! After I moved to Germany, I was paying ridiculously high fees regularly to transfer money back to my home country. Don’t make the same mistake as me!
In this article, you will find different ways how you can transfer money internationally, the pros and cons of each method, and how to pick the best one based on your needs. Continue reading “Transfer Money Internationally – Best Ways To Send Money To Or From Germany”
When you live in Germany, you will have to find your own electricity provider in most cases. In this article, you will find everything you need to know about electricity in Germany. This includes how to find the best provider, what factors to consider, how to save money, and more. Continue reading “Electricity in Germany – How to Save Money and Find the Best Provider”
Moving to Germany and wondering what is the best way to stream your favorite videos? You should be careful when streaming or torrenting in Germany. Something fine to do in your home country may not be okay in Germany. Germany takes copyright laws very seriously. If done incorrectly, you can receive big fines (>1000 Euros) and have legal consequences. In this article, we will talk about some streaming platforms that are safe and legal for you to use in Germany. Continue reading “Streaming in Germany – 11 Ways To Do It Legally”
How many hours are you using the internet every day? Have you thought about if it is safe when using the internet? I mean, do you know that people can spy on you? I am not only talking about hackers, but also governments, your internet service provider, websites, and other third parties. Yes, they can do it easily, unfortunately. Unless you act now to protect yourself. In this article, I will talk about why everyone should use a VPN service, how to choose a good VPN to use in Germany and a comparison of the 5 best VPN companies. Continue reading “VPN in Germany – Comparison of the 5 best VPNs in 2021”
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.
Continue reading “Believe In Santa – Why I Will Never Do This To My Kids”
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”