Ready to give your family a new start in Germany? After wrestling for a kindergarten spot, finding the right school, and going through the works at the immigration office you probably will find yourself on the verge of a toddler tantrum.
In an interiors marketplace dominated by budget Scandinavian mass production, it’s hard to imagine a company doing flat pack furniture differently. That’s exactly what the Polish founded Tylko have done with their range of made-to-measure storage solutions.
We’ve put together a quick rundown on what you need to know before moving to Berlin from the USA to work. In this fast-food article you’ll find out what special opportunities and restrictions affect US citizens moving to Germany, starting from your intention to relocate through to securing your working visa.
Despite the joy it gives us solving Expat visa and flat cases, dealing with those disgruntled civil servants can sure take it out of you. So after too many hours hunched over forms, sitting on those uncomfortable immigration waiting room chairs, and smacking the proverbial bottoms of impertinent landlords, my body was begging for a little relief.
Expats In Wonderland has partnered with Venn, a forward thinking co-living concept, which is established in Berlin, Tel Aviv & New York.
With their unique approach, Venn are offering beautiful furnished private apartments in their two buildings in Friedrichshain. Each building has communal areas in-which the residents are encouraged to connect with their neighbours and build a sense of community. Plus they have hinted that new buildings will be opening in the very near future.
Feeling a little scruffy? Berlin is a city of no-logo fashion, which means that your haircut has to stand out amid the sea of black t-shirts and fetish wear. Luckily there’s a new scissor wizard in town, namely the wonderful Justin Nabbs operating on your bouffant or beehive from his newly opened salon wallacewallace at Brunnenstrasse, 159.
Berlin is a city that attracts an opinionated cohort of expats, locals and transplanted Germans. If you are moving to Berlin you’re going to hear a lot of noise from all sides about what it’s actually like to live and settle in the city.
Let’s face it, Berlin is not always the healthiest city. With a playground of debauchery, supersize bottles of booze on every street corner, and just about every conceivable variation of sausage available from dusk until dawn (we’ve seen you breakfast bratwurst eater and know where you live), you might occasionally wake up feeling a little puffy and gross.
Everyone’s favourite Malaysian / Singaporean popup team, Masak Masak, are taking over the kitchen at Kauz & Kiebitz (Reuterstrasse 47, 12047) on Tuesday 5th March, to make grandma style Hainanese Chicken Rice.