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Child protection Laws in Germany

While you may not live off base, your child may end up in contact with local kids. Especially when it comes to the teen years it’s a good idea to know what is allowed for kids here in Germany and when will the police be dropping your youngster off at your doorstep. So...

Moving in and out of a German Rental.

PCS season is in full roll right now, and this page is hit daily with horror stories of Moving out problems. A lot of these issues can be prevented if you take the time at contract signing and handover of the key day, before you even move in! I know a lot of people...

Romance is in the air

Spring is approaching fast and what time is better to have a romantic wedding then spring. If you are an American wanting to get married in Germany, you have to be aware of quite a few things: Germany is not the place for an impulsive, spur of the moment wedding...

Parking Blues

Ever sat in front of the perfect parking spot, but were unsure if you are allowed to park there? Well you’re not the only one. In Germany parking can be a pain, so there are some hints and tricks. If you want to sightsee in one of the many cities in Germany try...

Tidbits Only the Locals Know

Life in Germany, or Europe, for that matter, can be adventurous.  Unchartered territories and surprises will come into your life.  It’s important to know the differences between a native and a foreigner.  Regional culture or customs are an unspoken way...