Open days at Munich International School: Making students future-ready

January • 2nd, 2020
By Munich International School

The new Makers’ Laboratory at Munich International School has become a hive of activity. Why is 'making' a crucial component of learning for all? 


Goodbye to Christmas stress - insights from our nutrition expert

December • 19th, 2019
by Ulrike Homuth

Christmas is just around the corner, and for most people it is the most beautiful time of the year, when they get together and spend time with the family, share beautiful things and enjoy delicious food. For some people, however, these exact things mean a torment.


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

December • 18th, 2019
by Omayma

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!

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 

How learning German will give your expat experience in Germany a boost

October • 9th, 2019
by Expat in the City Team

We know that learning German is no picnic and that when you move here for only a limited time you probably feel it might be too difficult to master before you leave again. However, we can guarantee it totally makes sense to give it a go. Why you say? Well, here are seven reasons why learning German is a good idea.

Bicycle sign in Munich. (Photo: Barbara Bijvank)

10 things I didn't know about Munich before I moved here

October • 8th, 2019
by Omayma

To be honest, when I moved to Munich as an expat I didn’t really know much more about the city then that it was in Southern Germany and we passed it when driving toward the mountains for our annual skiing holiday in Austria. Here are a few of my experiences I’d like to share with you.

10 tips when learning German

October • 4th, 2019
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

October • 3rd, 2019
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!

Things that are happening in October you should know about as an Expat in Germany!

October • 2nd, 2019
by Sarah

New laws in October 2019 are primarily aimed at future drivers and vehicle owners, but there’s also some general changes that are good to know about for one or other German small talk 


Be an Expat in the City, and become a part of Munich!

October • 1st, 2019
by Sarah

Many different stories, conditions and reasons – but all with the same reality: Munich is your new place to live. We aim to make it your new hometown. Be an Expat In The City, and become a part of Munich!


A quick guide and our Insider tips for Wiesn' 2019!

September • 24th, 2019
by Omayma


A lot of beer, the highest rollercoasters, loud music and fancy dresses…Oktoberfest is all fun and games as long as you know your way around. 


Tips for the weekend: OKTOBERFEST TIME, Festivities Time!

September • 20th, 2019
by Omayma

The 186th Oktoberfest beer festival will start in Munich this weekend with colourful festivities, parades and good vibes!

We love Munich in Autumn: Here’s why!

September • 18th, 2019
by Expat in the City Team

What is autumn like in Munich? What does this beautiful Bavarian capital have to offer its expats in the fall? Will living here perhaps make autumn your favourite time of the year?

What to wear at Oktoberfest - dirndl trends for 2019

September • 16th, 2019
by Omayma



All you need to know about the dirndl trends, history, fashion, how to wear and where to buy!

Oktoberfest is coming!

August • 28th, 2019
by Omayma


Oktoberfest is coming. Ok it might be a little early to start counting the days, but it is an excellent time to start sharing with you some festival information, inside tips and fun facts about this one of a kind world famous ‘Fest’.

Insurances in Germany: keeping you and your family safe!

August • 27th, 2019
by Expat in the City Team

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?

House hunting in Munich: things you should know

August • 19th, 2019
by Expat in the City Team

Apartment or flat hunting in Munich can be quite complicated, there are so many of us working, loving and wanting to live in this great city! Here are some tips that can help if you’re looking for a short or long term stay and don’t know how to start your search.

Driving in Germany - be aware expats, it's perhaps not exactly like at home!

July • 27th, 2019
by Omayma

Now that we are driving off from Munich to our holiday destinations near and far it is perhaps a good time to repeat the German rules of the road. Be aware expats, it's not all the same as at home!

Get ready to travel - 5 steps to take!

July • 18th, 2019
by Omayma

If you like to travel and you live in Munich you are one lucky expat! With its super central location, Munich is the ideal starting point for exploring European destinies near and (not so) far.

Help is here: online resources in English!

July • 1st, 2019
by Expat in the City Team

Four helpful websites with practical information in English that could make it easier for you to make Munich your new home!

The e-scooter has just landed in Munich. Get two free rides as an Expat in the City!

June • 28th, 2019
by Expat in the City Team

Cruising the city on an E-scooter sounds good to you? Then you are in luck, the TIER e-scooter is now available in Munich!

Summer is in Munich - 6 To-do's or Must-see's for this Summer!

June • 24th, 2019
by Expat in the City Team

The sun is shining, temperatures are up, everybody is smiling and life is good. Ah yes, summer is here! Munich is an excellent city to spend those long summer days. Why? Here are some suggestions for things to do and see for you to discover!

Order organic food to your door!

June • 7th, 2019
by Expat in the City Team

When it comes to food quality it often competes with time quality. Specially when you are busy setting up a new home, life and job it's not easy to get your head around where to get the ingredients for your and your families´ meals, and what are they called again in German… ?

5 things to do in Munich as an expat when you are not in a hurry

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

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

May • 29th, 2019
by Barbara

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

Ask an Agent: Expat consulting service

May • 28th, 2019
by Expat in the City Team

Need help with answering the countless questions you have about your new expat life in Munich? We can help and give your life as an expat a boost!

Biking in the City

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



When it comes to expat life, a lot of times we talk about moving to a new city. Now, what about moving within the new city? 

We share with you 3 important things to know about Munich’s bike-riding life.

Expat in the City

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