In my overview of free German bank accounts, two of them are my favourites: N26 and DKB. If you cannot decide between them, read here a side-by-side comparison of the two and my conclusion at the end.
Visiting Berlin or already living here? No question there’s a lot of sights and culture to see – but even better if it’s free! So get here inspired by these free museums.
Do you move to Berlin and want to settle here? Then welcome! Since 2014 I’ve wrote a couple of articles in this blog – and this is an overview of all the ones that make your start here easier.
You’re not living here (yet) but just visiting? Or your friends are? Berlin has some cheap hostels and low-budget hotels – check out this overview.
Just moved into your new Berlin apartment? One of the first things you need to do: Find an electricity provider. Here’s simple calculator to compare power suppliers in Germany.
Public or private – especially as a freelancer/self-employed you have to choose your health care option in Germany. Read here about their costs, practical usage, and setup process.
As a new Berliner, you might be not familiar with German radiators and heaters, so here I introduce you to the German way of heating and ventilating. A side-effect of doing it wrongly is mould, so find here also how to prevent and remove mould.
Are you paying fees for your bank account? Fees for money withdrawal on foreign ATMs? Fee for a credit card? Here I’ll give you an overview of free online bank accounts and how to open a bank account in Germany – no matter if you are a German or a foreigner.
The photo below was taken from my balcony. I just moved into my apartment, paying 270 EUR for a tiled kitchen and bathroom, central heating, two supermarkets and bus stop in front, and a U-Bahn connection 14 mins away from Alexanderplatz, and 8 mins from the Friedrichshain pub area.