The lowdown

Find out what to expect and the small things that can make your new life in Germany more like home.

Find what you need – What you don’t necessarily need to bring with you to Germany

Posting your Christmas cards – A warning, read this before you write them

Tipping – How much, to whom and when

Beer festivals for non drinkers – Festivals can be enjoyed by non drinkers

Tracht shopping on a budget – It’s not just Dirndl and Lederhosen

The Dirndl – An explanation – Fit, cost and the secret rule

Lederhosen – An explanation – How not to look like a tourist

International Women’s clubs – What to expect

Adopting a pet in Germany – All the information you’ll need

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