Thousands of foreigners arrive in Berlin every year. While most leave for pastures new after a year or two, others stay for longer. But be warned: the German capital can change you in strange and unexpected ways.
German is a tricky language to begin with, but things get really mind boggling when you need to see a doctor.
If you've ever wondered whether it's a wise or cost-saving idea to invest in an offshore pension plan, there's a good chance you aren't alone. A tax expert for internationals based in Germany has given The Local some insight on the topic.
Europe’s first business school continues to attract students from all around the world.
A 28-year-old student from Leipzig intended to hitchhike to her hometown in Bavaria when she went missing. A man has been arrested in Spain on suspicion of murder, German media report.
Iceland has long been known as one of the most beautiful places in the world, but over the past few years it has also come to be viewed as a rather unusual hotbed of football talent. Here are 12 other things that you might not know about Iceland.
A visit to a Berlin sauna for a hen party challenges a prudish Brit’s boundaries on baring all in public.
Visit the unique island of Lošinj and discover the hidden gem of the Adriatic sea.
Lush green parks throughout the city centre, imposing heritage buildings, real Central European cafe society and Mediterranean style hospitality. Welcome to Zagreb, Croatia’s stunning capital!
It's always the quiet ones: two hedgehogs found intoxicated on field are taken to nearby zoo.
Here are some of the most binge-worthy television series from Germany that are guaranteed to have you hooked.
A fight between Angela Merkel and and her Interior Minister Horst Seehofer is threatening to collapse the German government less than three months after it was formed. Not for the first time, the two can’t agree on how to treat asylum seekers at the border.
Think you know Thuringia well? Here are some lesser known facts about the state which lies smack dab in the middle of Germany.
A young Syrian migrant admitted on Tuesday to lashing out with his belt at an Israeli man wearing a Jewish kippa skullcap in an assault that stoked fears of resurgent anti-Semitism.
Life moves on without you. This is not a pleasant thing to come to terms with when you move, let alone to another country. But it’s a fact for all of us who have left somewhere and returned to where we came from.
Consumer goods and services in Denmark cost 142 percent of the EU average, according to figures published by the European Union’s statistics agency Eurostat.
While there are similarities between applying for jobs in Germany and in other countries, there are differences too. Here’s what you need to know about German language applications to help you nab the job you’ve always wanted.
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