Bavaria is easing its Coronavirus restrictions: Here's an overview of the status quo!

May • 11th, 2020
by the Expat in the City Team

As the government is loosening its restrictions regarding Covid-19, we can for now breathe a sigh of relief (wearing a mask, of course)!

Reduce - Reuse - Recycle - Repair: A guide to sustainable living in Munich

May • 6th, 2020
by the Expat in the City Team

We think what keeps you from living a more sustainable lifestyle is usually not the lack of will, but that you don’t even know where to start - so here’s 7 quite simple ways to get you going :)

We Are All Going to Grow Old. What Should Your Life Look Like by Then?

April • 30th, 2020
by the Horbach Munich for Expats Team

Did you know that in Germany you are legally obliged to conduct long-term financial planning? No? Then there is no time like the present to get it all sorted. And even (or especially) in these crazy time of Corona measures there are some benefits to start now! 

NEW!! LOHAS in the City, inspiration for lifestyles of health and sustainability

April • 22nd, 2020
by the Expat in the City Team

LOHAS in the City – Green is the new orange! From how to separate your waste correctly, to local flea markets and vegan recipes to green innovations, global facts and news you can use in your every day life. Our goal is to inspire and inform about healthy and sustainable lifestyles. 

Hang In There, Everyone! The most important lockdown updates in Bavaria

April • 20th, 2020
by the Expat in the City Team

The German government has given official press conferences last Thursday regarding the current development in the Covid-19 crisis. Since everyone is currently waiting for life to go back to ‘normal’, we still have to face the fact that we need to stay patient on the way

We love you for loving local - support local Munich businesses even at home!

April • 19th, 2020
by the Expat in the City Team

The corona virus turns our everyday life upside down - and that of Munich’s  shop owners, restaurateurs and company owners. We show you how and where you can still shop and which service providers are there for you!


No one can help everyone but everyone can help someone: volunteer work in Munich

April • 17th, 2020
by the Expat in the City Team

The further the Coronavirus spreads, the more important it gets to stay positive and help people that are affected most by it. 


#stayinghome on Easter during Corona - how to make the easter holidays even as special

April • 8th, 2020
by the Horbach Munich for Expats Team

Easter is meant to be a symbol of hope, renewal and new life. During these times we are going through a lot of changes and this is why we think it’s the perfect opportunity to reflect on and celebrate hope and change in a new way!

How virtual school really works - Distance Learning at BIS Munich

April • 7th, 2020
by Expat in the City Team & BIS team

Bavarian International School (BIS) as a source of inspiration:  A tailor-made and balanced program inspires students, parents and teachers.


Staying Happy During The Covid-19 Crisis - advice from our Happiness Coach #3

April • 3rd, 2020
by Julie Leonard

Being far from home during the current COVID-19 crisis can feel extra distant as you don't know when you will be able to see them again. Three ways to maintain social resilience during social distancing.

A survival guide for parents who are home with their children during self-quarantine

March • 26th, 2020
by the Expat in the City Team

The coronavirus has forced many parents across the country to stay home for their work and their children. The self-quarantine will give parents and children another chance to be together during the day but it’s also a full time job - so what should parents do?


Quarantine and Social Distancing - a few thoughts and tips on the current situation

March • 19th, 2020
by the Expat in the City Team

We know these are strange times that can make you feel scared or worried. Here are a few thoughts and tips on the current situation that will hopefully give you hope and inspiration. 


An Expat Guide To Happiness - advice from our Happiness Coach #2

March • 10th, 2020
by Julie Leonard

When you want to meet new people in a new place, it’s the perfect opportunity to try out potential new hobbies and experiences whilst making new friends along the way.

Negotiation Skills Seminar now also open for non-MBA's

March • 10th, 2020
by MBS Team

An interview with the Lecturer of Negotiation Skills Seminar Wolf Diederichs. Find out what this seminar is all about and how you can benefit from improving your negotiation skills!

Selection of online resources about coronavirus in Germany

March • 9th, 2020
by Expat in the City Team

A selection of online resources about the corona-virus.

Six ways getting an MBA will boost your career

February • 27th, 2020
by Björn Schlesinger

In a competitive job market it can feel impossible to stand out. A Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree is a powerful tool that helps you to rise-up the ranks and kickstart your career. Here are six reasons why.

An Expat Guide To Happiness - advice from our Happiness Coach #1

February • 26th, 2020
by Julie Leonard

Moving to a new city is difficult for many of us. Once the novelty of our new life settles down, our reality of our new life appears and we have to adjust to all the changes.


Pensions in Germany - what you need to know (and do) to benefit

February • 10th, 2020
by The Expat in the City Team & MW Expat Solutions


Short trip to Berlin – things you should not miss!

January • 31st, 2020
by PinkBus

Berlin is one of the most exciting cities in Europe and always worth a visit.

Insurances in Germany: keeping you and your family safe!

January • 30th, 2020
by Expat in the City & MW Expat Solutions

Insurances in Germany…of course you know they are important. And you know as an expat you need to get it sorted for both you and your family. Preferably sooner than later. But where to start?

10 tips when learning German

January • 29th, 2020
by Expat in the City Team

Are you taking a German course and would like to speed up the process a little? Here are some tips for you when learning German.

A selection of our favourite Munich monuments

January • 29th, 2020
by Expat in the City Team

Munich is full of beautiful, historical buildings. We've selected a few well worth a visit. Check out our list of Munich's Monuments!


New year new me? Why new year's resolutions often fail...

January • 28th, 2020
by Ulrike Homuth

80% of all New Year's resolutions fail. To be honest, this is not surprising to us! Here is why...

Let's talk about culture shock - insights from our happiness coach

January • 14th, 2020
by Julie Leonard

It’s not easy moving to a new city, new country or even a new continent - the four stages of culture shock and how to cope with them 


Winter time in Munich: our top tips to make it magical!

December • 18th, 2019
by The Expat in the City Team

We have looked around for you to find the most charming and special things Munich has to offer in winter, that will make even the biggest summer lovers want to leave the house on cold days. 


Resident in Germany and travelling for work? This is information you need to know!

December • 6th, 2019
by The Expat in the City Team

If you are a resident in Germany (or any European country actually) and your work requires you to travel to another European country this is information you don’t want to miss! Reading this can save you time and money!

Thank you for a successful start of the Expat Management Conference Munich!

December • 5th, 2019
by Expat in the City Team

Together with our trusted partners and HR professionals we spent a whole night exploring the ecosystem of international professionals in Munich!

How to find a job in Munich - some tips from an expat in the city

December • 1st, 2019
by Barbara

Some words of advice for those of you job hunting in Munich! 

What expats need to know before choosing their health insurance plan

November • 5th, 2019
by Expat in the City Team

Why is freedom of choice a must-have for expats seeking a healthcare provider?

Cultures, food traditions and healthy eating: insights from our nutrition Expert!

November • 4th, 2019
by Expat in the City Team

What food tells us about culture and why the food tastes different when you are on holiday 

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Our selected Network Partners offer a bunch of useful services to make you feel home in Munich.