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Schools and child care in Germany

A variety of school and child care options are available to you, but keep in mind that many programs have waitlists, so don’t delay! 

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Living like a local in Europe

Getting the chance to live in Europe is something many people only dream of. But once you are here and begin to settle into a routine, you will...

Celebrating Thanksgiving overseas

Turkey, stuffing, gravy and mashed potatoes — these are the things I think of when I envision Thanksgiving. If you are stationed overseas, why not...

Finding EUR new home

House hunting in Europe 

You FINALLY made it. And, you’re exhausted. Instead of being excited about your first day in...

How to Prepare for a PCS in 70 Easy Steps

PCSing isn’t that complicated. One military spouse shares her "tried and true" PCS checklist. Enjoy!

Lizann Lightfoot is an associate editor...

Tips to reduce culture shock

Whether it’s a PCS, TDY or short vacation for a few days or weeks, there are simple techniques that will help you minimize the effects you’ll...

What to wear in the European climate

A plus to living in Europe is the opportunity to participate in numerous outdoor festivals, events and activities held year-round. Then, there is...

Making lifelong friendships in Germany

It's unfortunate that some people live in Germany for years and never really get to know their German neighbors to form friendships during their...

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