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

August • 22nd, 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.

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.

Bicycle sign in Munich. (Photo: Barbara Bijvank)

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

August • 19th, 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.

Bicycle sign in Munich. (Photo: Barbara Bijvank)

Summer holidays are here: tips for kids and teens in the City!

July • 31st, 2019
by Omayma

Only one month and half to go and we are back to summer, ice cream and the Bavarian lakes. We can´t wait!

 

Still, while our children get a long holiday break some of us- don´t. 

So what to do with our little and not so little ones during that times to keep them off their devices and into new adventures?

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.

A selection of our favourite Munich monuments

July • 17th, 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!

10 tips when learning German

July • 8th, 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.

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.

We´ve got the perfect setting for your seminars or workshops!

March • 22nd, 2019

 

You have developed a service or product and are looking for the perfect setting to showcase it to Munich´s Expat community?
 
 

Hello Spring: 5 Insider tips to enjoy the season in Munich!

March • 21st, 2019

 

Today, March 21st , we´ll be kicking off the season of the bees, the flowers and the trees in our lovely city once again!

Expat in the City: An Interview with Omayma from Morocco

February • 8th, 2019
by the Expat in the City Team

Omayma grew up in a warm and a Mediterranean culture but decided to move in 2017 with her husband to Munich in search for a change and a new adventure.

Driving in the City: to car or not to car?

February • 6th, 2019
by Constanze Sabathil

Driving in a new city can be daunting for everyone. Public transport is a great alternative but if you, like the Expat in the City team, have a valid drivers license but don't own a car there are also plenty of opportunities. In this article explaining about a few great options. And one of them has a great offer for you! 

Expat in the City: An Interview with Joana from Brasil

January • 22nd, 2019
by the Expat in the City Team

Joana was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro. She came to Munich for an internship and stayed for love. Read about her tips here. 

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January • 2nd, 2019

New book by Dr. John I. Snyder

December • 10th, 2018

In his new book "Resenting God: Escape the Downward Spiral of Blame," Dr. John I. Snyder offers help from self-destructive patterns. If you're looking for a way out of your pain, "Resenting God" offers insights into the causes and consequences of resentment, and the cures for resentment against each other, the way to escape out of blaming others, and a way into healthy and joyful living.

New City – New Year – New Customs

December • 1st, 2018
by Constanze Sabathil

In western culture, right now is the time during which you start thinking about how to celebrate New Year’s Eve. (...)

Expert in the City: An Interview with Sascha Liebhardt

November • 21st, 2018
by the Expat in the City Team

Sascha is co-founder and Managing Director of the New European College in Munich. 

How to get health insurance in Germany

October • 19th, 2018
by Brian Lee, N26 Magazine

Should you get public or private insurance? What if you’re a freelancer or a student? Find out how to take care of it.

Expat in the City: An Interview with Betina from Argentina

July • 21st, 2018
by the Expat in the City Team

Betina has been living in Munich since 2011. Find out what she wants to share with you about her experiences here in the beautiful capital of Bavaria! 

Hitzefrei for kids in Bayern this week?

June • 24th, 2018
by Expat in the City Team

It's going to be hot, real hot this week. And in Bayern that could mean kids get the day off school: hitzefrei. What is this all about? 

Expat in the City: An Interview with Nefertiti Angelica Strong

June • 14th, 2018
by the Expat in the City Team

Public Transport in the City – “Farely” Easy

May • 21st, 2018
by Constanze Sabathil

“Streifenkarte,” “Tageskarte” or better “Wochenkarte?” Bus or subway? Read on for an introduction to Munich’s public transport!

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