An Expat Guide To Finding An Apartment In Germany

Apartment hunting is always taxing, but trying to navigate a foreign system in a foreign language can be very difficult. This article will introduce you to the German system, as well as point you towards the most important resources for your house-hunt.

An Expat Guide To Learning German

After years as an articulate adult, regressing to the eloquence of an excited toddler can be frustrating and quietly humiliating. But it’s also wort   more ...

A Guide To Health Insurance In Germany

Health insurance is one of the duller aspects of moving abroad, but in Germany it’s against the law not to be insured, so we are all legally obliged   more ...

Germany - Recommended Social Media Accounts

At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we   more ...

Understanding Expat Health Insurance In Germany

Health insurance is compulsory as is nursing care insurance and expats looking to receive a residence permit - which they will need to access healthca   more ...

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Chris Olson, Wuppertal

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My name is Chris Olson and I’m a self-employed English trainer in Wuppertal, Germany.

Where, when and why did you move abroad?

I moved to Germany (from Cincinnati, Ohio) in late 2013.

Marcos Cherem, Frankfurt

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My name is Marcos Cherem, I’m a Mexican-Spanish citizen born and raised in Mexico. I am a family man with a wife and a kid, a   more ...

James, Wiesbaden

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My name is James, from Greater Birmingham, UK   more ...

Aaron And Meghan, Mannheim

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We're Aaron and Meghan, two Americans, engineers, scuba divers, and travelers, originally from Michigan in the United States, b   more ...