Tag Archives: Germany

What to Buy and What to Leave Before Moving to Germany

Moving to a European country adds some complication when deciding what to bring with you on your PCS. Here are some guidelines. Of course, if you’re not sure, bring it with. Things to Bring Bed frames/Matresses/Sheets – German bed sizes … Continue reading

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Tips for House Hunting

Everyone’s preference will be different on this subject, but I hope this list will help you when deciding on a house. Available housing lists – There are several locations to get housing lists. They are the US housing office, the … Continue reading

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Train Tickets and Deals on the Deutsche Bahn

NOTE: These deals only work if you are staying within Germany and are available on http://www.bahn.de. KIDS RIDE FREE – Kids (14 and younger) can ride free on the train as long as they are accompanied by their parents or … Continue reading

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Christmas Market Websites – Germany, France, Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg

The Christmas season is fast approaching, and with it come the Christmas Markets or Weihnachtsmarkts.  Most towns in Germany have at least a small market while the large cities, like Cologne, have several markets that you can visit within walking … Continue reading

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Current Traffic and Construction Information Online

Don’t you hate being blindsided by a detour when you’re just minding your own business driving down the autobahn? Me too, so I went on a mission to find highway traffic and construction information online. At least then, it would … Continue reading

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