The Germany Experience

The Germany Experience

Life in Germany, as seen through the eyes of immigrants, expats, foreigners, and other outsiders.

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How German changes your identity (Geoff and Alex from Americans in Germany Drinking Whiskey)

Feb. 22, 2021

When you move to Germany, like with other countries, you might find yourself needing to re-invent y…

The job application process in Germany: Misconceptions, insights and tips (Ivan from Bulgaria)

Feb. 15, 2021

What are common misconceptions that foreigners have about the job application process in Germany? W…

The gender expatriation gap, trailing spouses, and the expat skill pool in Germany (Amaia from Spain)

Feb. 8, 2021

Amaia, originally from Spain but now living in Düsseldorf, Germany, started the Expats and Spouses …

Cost of living in Germany in 2021 (Jen from Simple Germany)

Feb. 1, 2021

What are the standard costs of living you can expect in Germany? Do you really need so much insuran…

Recent Blog Posts

Adventures learning German with Dana Newman’s “You go me o…

I interviewed writer and YouTuber Dana Newman for an episode of The Germany Experience podcast. Listen to the full interview here. Dana Newman, an Ameri…

Montana Showalter’s YouTube success, and how Germany chang…

I interviewed YouTuber Montana Showalter for an episode of The Germany Experience podcast. To hear the full interview, subscribe to the podcast or go her…

Advice For Finding Jobs in Germany From My Own Experiences

There are a lot of blog posts and resources out there that can help you find a job in Germany. But this post features some tips that I can give from my v…