Laws Archives - Living In Germany

You’re out in town and the weather is nice, sunny and warm… Perfect timing for a visit at one one the numerous Ice cafes along Germany’s roads… It doesn’t matter if you walk along the pedestrian streets or you are in a busy main road, bella Italia with its yummy ice cream dreams are, Read More

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So you are in Germany and you found a dog/cat and you want to make sure he will be taken care of. Well in Germany unlike back in the States it is actually a felony to take a found pet home and not notify the proper authorities. What normally happens when you find any, Read More

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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 let’s, Read More

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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, Read More

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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 between Germans and Americans., Read More

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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 looking, Read More

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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 of life, and can be surprising to someone just moving to Europe.  We’ve come, Read More

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  A PCS move overseas is stressful enough, but add on a pet or two, and your stress level can rise exponentially. There are several considerations and numerous steps that families must take to ensure that their pet arrives safely in Germany. For dogs and cats, this includes having a health certificate, an ISO, Read More

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Hitting a deer with your car is bad for everyone. In fact, if you get through the situation uninjured, you are pretty lucky. There are over 1.5 million accidents involving deer per year. Deer accidents send 10,000 people to the hospital and kill about 200 people per year. Who knows how many deer die, Read More

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A lot of stay home moms like to do little art projects to sell or offer nail and hair services or even do photos. All of them are great ideas to make some money on the side. But if you plan to start a little home ran shop there are several things you need, Read More

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