Resources for Expats in Germany
The following links and resources for expats in Germany are provided to offer an extension of topics for expats (or those considering the move) which may not be covered in detail on this site.
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Toytown Germany – Forum for expats in Germany, offering discussion forum for tips and advice, as well as meet-ups and classified ads.
Expat Focus – General resource for the worldwide expat community, specialising in offering a portal for health insurance and currency exchange quotations as well as an expat forum to post questions
Expat Exchange – Very similar in its offerings to Expat Focus
Rent Indicator – This site shows the average rent price in any given district of a number of European cities. The cool thing is that it also offers data for rooms in shared housing, not just whole apartments. This is something which could provide real value if the site scales to offer. I was speaking to the site’s founder, Luca, and he confirmed that he is adding new cities weekly as the site grows.
Expat site covering a broad spectrum of services as well as a frequently visited expat forum (at least for the Expats in Germany forum there are frequent visitors)
Expat site specifically dedicated to expat blogs, from virtually every corner of the world. With lots of interviews with expats who have blogs.
Directory of expat blogs giving direct experience of life in a number of different countries worldwide. The link directs you to the Germany page!
Living In Stuttgart – Site by Stuttgart native Mel, dedicated to tips for foreigners on life and travel in and around Stuttgart.
Lost in Leipzig – Site by Irish expat Dave, long-term resident of the eastern German city of Leipzig. Lots of great content for those looking to settle in the area, from apartment hunting through to nightlife and day trips in the local area.
Holiday In Germany – Site by German expat Nadja, who lives in the UK and is promoting Germany through her website as a great tourist destination for active holidays (couldn’t agree more!). I’m trying to convince her that organising cycling tours to breweries in Franconia is a great business venture…