German work culture might often be described in stereotypes, but there are some concrete truths you can use to adapt as an expat working in Germany.
Sarah has had quite an international life so far, and now finds herself in Berlin, Germany. She discusses her first impressions of the country, people, and the culture.
Tim is a French expat living in Germany. He discusses learning German, has advice for making friends in Germany, and explains the difference between “kosten” and “kotzen”.
People in big cities are annoyed by E-scooters, and the language barrier can make you come across as stupid in Germany.
Natalie from Australia discusses being a stay-at-home mum, finding a balance between responsibilities and the need for creative outlet, and learning German.
Shannon returned home to the States, only to realize her heart was still in Germany. So she and her family immediately started making plans to return.
Arvi is an expat entrepreneur in Germany who founded MyHelpBuddy, a platform for connecting expats in need of help with “buddies”.
Lori from USA discusses teaching English in Germany, how speaking a language doesn’t mean you understand the culture, the importance of good pronunciation when learning a second language, and raising children in a bilingual household.
Expats in Germany are prime targets for fraudsters. Here are the three most common types of scams, and how to avoid them.
The MonthEnder show takes a look at the month that was. I also discuss common expat scams and how to avoid them.